William McReynolds oral history interview 2, tape 1, June 24 , 1996
Date: Jun. 24 1996 |
Oral History Interview with retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel William McReynolds, of the United States Naval Academy class of 1941. Interview 2, Tape 1 (of 2), Sides A and B.
In his second interview, Colonel McReynolds describes training for and involvement in the landings at Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima, as well as duty at Maui and Pearl Harbor prior to the ending of World War II. Postwar assignments included Camp Pendleton, U.S. Navy Yard, Ft. Sill, and Camp Lejeune. He discusses the outbreak of the Korean War and his transfer to Japan. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. more...