Lester B. Tucker Interview, October 28, 1987

Interviewee

Lester B. Tucker

Interviewer

Clover Koopman

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Description

Lester Tucker recalls his service in the U.S. Navy during World War Two chiefly from 1939 to 1943. He reflects on his time serving around Guadalcanal from August 1942 to September 1943, and discusses listening to Tokyo Rose. Tucker recalls how quickly Tokyo Rose would broadcast recent events, and discusses the minimal effect her propaganda on some of the other men.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Guadalcanal; USS North Carolina; Coconut Grove; Hollywood Theater Guild; World War, 1939-1945; U.S. military; Wartime propaganda; Tokyo Rose; Iva Toguri

Original Date

10-28-1987

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project, OH 238, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 238-006

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:24:53 minutes

Local Filename

OH_238_006.mp3; OH_238_006.pdf

Lester B. Tucker Interview, October 28, 1987

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