Bill Ohrmann Interview, October 28, 1987
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Bill Ohrmann recalls serving as a U.S. Army Air Corps member in the Pacific Theater during World War Two. He discusses Tokyo Rose’s broadcasts, which he listened to while on guard duty in New Guinea, and recalls that the troops did not take the propaganda seriously. Ohrmann remembers enjoying the American music in Tokyo Rose’s broadcasts, while laughing at Tokyo Rose’s propaganda with the other troops. He discusses Tokyo Rose’s prosecution, and talks about why he disagreed with it.
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World War, 1939-1945; Tokyo Rose; Toguri, Iva; New Guinea; Guinea Gold newspaper
Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project, OH 238, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Ohrmann, Bill, "Bill Ohrmann Interview, October 28, 1987" (1987). Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project. 14.