Oral history interview with James Carlew, 2004 March 25, excerpt 02
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DescriptionAn excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville 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 experience as the youngest man in his company, at age 15. His fellow sailors had some fun at his expense, challenging him to smoke a cigar, after which he promptly became sick. They also looked out for him, nicknaming him "Young Blood." The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.
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