Born in New Jersey in 1928, Robert Chester entered the Navy in the final year of the Second World War. He served as a gunner's mate aboard the USS Ludlow, which convoyed ships into Japanese ports during the American occupation. After returning to the United States, Chester took a long-term job in the explosives and chemical industry. He recorded his oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in October 2017.
Robert Chester Interview, 2017-10-31, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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