Oliver Goodall oral history interview, part 2 of 3, January 29, 2009

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Description

Goodall discusses the Tuskegee Flight School; his employment in Detroit; rationing after the start of World War Two; and getting drafted and volunteering for Tuskegee. He then talks about the aviation test he was required to take prior to going to Tuskegee; his experiences in Carlsbad, New Mexico documenting bomber training; and discusses his experiences with segregation in Mississippi. Next, Goodall talks about his experiences at Tuskegee; and discusses the 99th [Training Squadron] experiences in North Africa and the 12th [Flying Training Wing's] experiences in Italy. Goodall then talks about segregation within an officers club; and an attempt the 477th Fighter group made to integregate an all-white officers club and the events that followed including a court martial and the eventual pardon of Bill Terry. Lastly, Goodall discusses a Tuskegee Airmen movie; Eleanor Roosevelt's involvement in the Tuskegee Arimen board; and discusses his rank after graduating from the cadet program.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:58:50

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2009OH0959_02_Goodall

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/959-Goodall-Oliver-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 May 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Goodall, Oliver: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Oliver Goodall oral history interview, part 2 of 3, January 29, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055592.