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dc.contributor.authorNewberry, James
dc.contributor.otherGriffin, Reuben
dc.identifier.citationReuben Griffin Interview, 2016-04-29, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
dc.descriptionBorn in rural southwest Georgia in 1923, Reuben Griffin was initially deferred by his local draft board because he was considered more useful as a farmer than a soldier. By 1944 the need for soldiers was so great that Griffin had to leave his farm behind. He completed training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, and spent a year as part of an occupational force in Japan. He worked in insurance sales after the war and settled in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He recorded his oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in April 2016.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview of WWII veteran Reuben Griffin.
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Museum of History and Holocaust Education or the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectGriffin, Reuben
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States.
dc.subjectMilitary training.
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area.
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.titleReuben Griffin Interview

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    Oral history interviews pertaining to WWII, the Holocaust, and immigration experiences, produced by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education.
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    Oral histories pertaining to the topic of World War II

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