Oral history interview with James Carlew, 2004 March 25, excerpt 01
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DescriptionAn excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville, Tenn., veteran James Carlew, conducted on 25 March 2004 by Larry Patterson as part of the Nashville Public Library's Veterans History Project. Carlew, who served in the Navy during World War II and in the Army in the Korean War, discusses his decision to join the Navy at age 15, and his parents' reaction. Carlew was the oldest of eleven children. In addition to a desire to serve his country, one of his motivations for enlisting was to help support his family. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.
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