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Record 157/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 04/04/1982
Abstract Interview of Earl Hurst by Debbie Harbin.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Hurst was born near Hulen, Kentucky, where he attended a one room school at Calloway and later continued his education at Bell County High School. He enlisted in the army in 1942 and was trained as a Special Forces Paratrooper. He describes his first mission in the Aleutrian Island, a tour in North Africa and finally his capture at Nice, France by the German Army where he spent the rest of the war as a prisoner. He vividly describes prisoner of war life where he lived in Stalag 7-A 10 miles from Munich, Germany."
Object ID 2007.001.0162
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
United States Army
World War II
Interview date 04/04/1982
Interviewer Harbin, Debbie
Length of interview 31:05, 14:11
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Hurst, Earl
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