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Reminiscences of Hong Chong “Bob” Chin : oral history, 2004.

Creator: Chin, Hong Chong "Bob", 1925-
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 40 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (48, 51 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Veteran, Electronic Engineer.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Burma, immigration as a “paper son” to U.S. 1936, reminiscences of China, Chinese Exclusion Act, upbringing in Chinatown, courtship of wife; World War II Naval Construction Battalion: camaraderie of troops, hardships, discrimination, service in the Pacific, Tinian Island offensive.


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