Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I: Interview with Earl Nolte
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Earl Nolte was born in 1924 in Minnesota. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943. During the invasion of Leyte, Philippines, he was badly wounded but risked his life to save the lives of others in his company. He was awarded the Silver Star in 1944 and was nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor. He was discharged in 1946. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Decision to join the Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor; experience as a soldier in training camps and during the war in the Philippines; role of religion in his life during and after the war; being wounded in war; physical rehabilitation and psychological help for wounded soldiers; working for the Fairmount Telephone Company.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
41 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 108 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Nolte, Earl
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 10/10/2002
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 112
Accession Number AV2006.1.23
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I'

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