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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I: Interview with Earl Nolte
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.
2 hours sound cassette
41 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
108 minutes length
Interviewee: Nolte, Earl
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in: Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 112 (Library Call Number)
AV2006.1.23 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I'