Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 3

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Title

Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 3

Description

Robert recalls stories of World War Two Veterans that he interviewed and the relationships that he forged with them.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

8/7/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.021.002

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Robert Abate

Location

Yonkers Will Library

Duration

11:40

Time Summary

00:25-End of World War Two
1:05-Talks about life of an anonymous veteran by the name of 'Bob".
1:05-Induction into the Army at age 18.
2:15-Fighting after D-Day at St. Lo.
2:54- 'Bob' takes a note from a dying officer and receives his confession.
3:50-'Bob' feels he committed a sin because he received the officer's confession.
5:25-Robert Abate tells a similar story.
8:00-'Bob' goes back to church with Robert.
9:43-'Bob' tells Robert how he was in combat in Normandy and he was unable to pull the trigger to his rifle.
10:57-Lesson from war.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 3,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed June 25, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/525.