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Marvin Metzger enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1942 and served in Fox Company, Third Marine Division. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on Jun 27, 2007, Metzger talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He did his Marine training at San Diego and Camp Pendleton in California. He was stationed several places in the Pacific including Bougainville and Guadacanal. He provides good descriptions of his experiences. He was born in Ozawkie in 1922 but attended school primarily in Oskaloosa.The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Metzger, Marvin
Date: June 27, 2007

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Item Number: 214321
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214321

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