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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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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