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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the experiences of West Virginian war veterans. A native of the Huntington, West Virginia area, Mr. Skeans is a veteran of World War II. At the time of the interview, he was working for the C&O Railroad and residing in Huntington. This interview concerns his World War II experiences, focusing on his participation in the Battle of the Bulge. Topics include: his role as a chaplin's assistant, effects of the extreme cold, and the psychological strain of warfare.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-190.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-190, Huntington, WV.