Oral History Tape 091

AUTHOR: Elam, Tom, 1909-1998
TITLE: An interview with Colonel Tom Elam: World War II veteran from Union City, Tennessee discusses his early life and war experiences in the Pacific
DATE: 1997
FORMAT: 1 sound cassette (60 min.) : analog, 2 track, mono. + 1 tape index (1 p. ; 28 cm.)
SERIES: Oral history tapes (University of Tennessee at Martin) ; OH 091
NOTES: Recorded by University of Tennessee at Martin Special Collections Department at Union City, Tennessee, March 26, 1997. Describes the aftermath and occupation of Okinawa following the island's capture in 1944 from the Inspector General of the occupational command. Mentions the invasion of Korea in 1945 and the occupation by United States forces. Includes other recollections relating to the war in the Pacific and his return to the United States.
SUBJECTS: Elam, Tom, 1909-1998
Okinawa Island (Japan) -- History
United States -- History -- 1933-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Korea
OTHER: McAdams, Kelly.
University of Tennessee at Martin. Paul Meek Library. Special Collections.

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