Richard A.

Interviewee

Richard A. Grant

Interviewer

Clover Koopman

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

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

Original Date

10-28-1987

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

War of Words and Music: 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 238-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (8 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:17:10 minutes

Local Filename

OH_238_007.mp3; OH_238_007.pdf

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