Ed McCasland oral history interview, part 3 of 3, June 23, 2008

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Description

McCasland list his awards and medals . He explains why German military equipment is superior to equipment from other countries. He talks about his wife and children. He explains how he communicated with his family while overseas. He discusses USO shows. He briefly talks about being captured by the Germans. He shares his thoughts on military generals, Bill Mauldin, and Ernie Pyle. He describes the impact of the elements on soldiers. He talks about returning to farming. He talks about working in the oil business. He explains how he met his wife. He discusses his grandchildren. He describes his marriage. McCasland talks about his involvement in veterans associations. He shares his thoughts on politics and current events.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:33:24

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0881_03_McCasland

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/881-McCasland-Ed-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Nov 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Unit of Service

Index

Yes

Citation

McCasland, Ed: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Ed McCasland oral history interview, part 3 of 3, June 23, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055802.