Oral history interview with R. Hopkins Kidd

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with R. Hopkins Kidd
Creator:
Kidd, R. Hopkins
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
Veterans--Interviews
United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps
Merchant marine--United States
Bombardment--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Anecdotes
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines
World War, 1939-1945--Antiaircraft artillery operations
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations
Location:
United States, 39.76, -98.5
Philippines, 12.7503486, 122.7312101
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
R. Hopkins Kidd served as a U.S. Merchant Marine cadet in the Pacific Theater during World War II. In this interview, he remembers a shell that narrowly missed hitting him while his ship, the SS Floyd W. Spencer, was attacked by a Japanese plane off the Philippine Islands on January 1, 1945.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fwlXgifBjw&feature=youtu.be
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [interview title], Veterans History Project, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 interview (circa 2 mins.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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