Oral History Interview with Richard F. Williams, Sr.

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Oral History Interview with Richard F. Williams, Sr.

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Interviewer

Louise Graham

Interview/Donation Date

2-15-2018

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Served In

World War II and Korea

Dates of Service

November 1943 – June 1965

Summary

Richard Williams served as an E-7 Chief Hospital Combat Corpsman in the Navy during WWII. Williams landed on Okinawa on April 1, 1945 at the beginning of the battle that would last almost 3 months. He tended to wounded on the beach and assisted in setting up the field hospital in Buckner Bay. After serving in the Navy, Williams joined the Naval Reserves and served in Korea.

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Oral History Interview with Richard F. Williams, Sr.

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