Richard Grant recalls his military service in New Guinea in 1943, during World War Two. He discusses Tokyo Rose’s broadcasts, which would often give accurate predictions about American forces’ movements, angering the troops. Grant recalls enjoying listening to Tokyo Rose because of the modern American music she played.
Port Moresby, New Guinea; Sir Leslie Morshead; Dutch East Indies; Rabaul; MacArthur, Douglas; 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
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (8 p.: 28 cm.)
Grant, Richard A., "Richard A. "Dick" Grant Interview, October 28, 1987" (1987). War of Words and Music: Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project. 5.