Gareth Moon discusses his experiences with Tokyo Rose while serving in the 9th regiment, 2nd battalion, 3rd division of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War Two He specifically discusses Japanese air attack while posted at Henderson Field in Guadalcanal, either in 1943 or 1945. Moon recalls a tactic Tokyo Rose used after this battle, in which she quoted factual information for the attack while skewing what happened on a smaller island in the area, in order to confuse U.S. troops.
Auckland, New Zealand; Caledonia; Guadalcanal; Bougainville; New Hebrides; Kwajalein; Saipan; Eniwetok; Henderson Field military airfield; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; World War, 1939-1945; U.S. military; Wartime propaganda; Tokyo Rose; Iva Toguri
War of Words and Music: Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project, OH 238, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (8 p.: 28 cm.)
Moon, Gareth, "Gareth Moon Interview, October 25, 1987" (1987). War of Words and Music: Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project. 2.