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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the experiences of West Virginian war veterans. Born in Hot Springs, Virginia, Mr. Vaughan was living in Charleston, West Virginia when America entered World War II. After serving in the Navy he returned to Charleston where in 1979, he resided. Mr. Vaughan discusses his experiences in the Navy during World War II. He focuses on the sinking of his ship and his years in Germany as a prisoner of war.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-191.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-191, Huntington, WV.
Library of Congress Subjects
Vaughan, Richard, 1917- -- Autobiography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Oral histories.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Oral histories.
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Oral histories.