Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 2

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Title

Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 2

Description

Mr. Abate recalls stories of some of the World Two veterans he interviewed.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

6/14/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.021.001 A

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Robert Abate

Location

Grinton I. Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

24:54

Time Summary

1:09-Robert goes to a high school and asks if anyone has heard of Pearl Harbor?
3:54-Interviewing 200 people.
4:05-Interviewing sailor who was on a submarine and then captured.
4:55-Getting to know Ray Hyman.
6:12-Hyman's role as a UDT (Underwater Demolition Team) at the Battle of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
7:08-The importance of UDT units at the Battle of Okinawa.
8:35-Hyman upset over someone stealing his UDT fins.
11:48-Robert gets back Hyman's fins.
12:23-Hyman's UDT team receives Presidential Citation for its role at the Battle of Okinawa.
14:53-Ray Hyman falls and passes away.
19:15-Interviewing first woman in the US Coast Guard.
19:27-Getting to know Pearl Harbor survivor Armando "Chick" Galella.
19:44-Robert describes his experiences with veteran Bill Moye.
20:35-Racism in the military.
21:11-Moye participating in the invasions of North Africa, Italy and France.
21:45-Bill Moye inducted into the NY State Hall of Fame.
23:15-Robert helps Bill get high school diploma.
23:40-Bill Moye goes to high school graduation.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 2,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed January 17, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/514.