Oral history interview with Ernest Wills

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Ernest Wills
Creator:
Wills, Ernest
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
Veterans--Interviews
United States. Marine Corps--Officers
Intrenchments--Japan--Okinawa Island
Death--Japan--Okinawa Island
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island
Location:
Japan, Okinawa Shi, 26.353131, 127.807541
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
Ernest Wills was a sergeant in the 6th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps, in the Pacific Theater during World War II. During this interview, he describes the horrors he experienced in foxholes on the island of Okinawa in the spring of 1945 while serving in a reconnaissance company.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCQKhAX4hS8
Language:
eng
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 1 min.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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