Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 4

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Title

Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 4

Description

Robert describes the relationship between a World War Two veteran and his son.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

8/7/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.021.003

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Robert Abate

Location

Yonkers Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

10:43

Time Summary

1:28-Fight with Japan like a knife fight as opposed to a boxing match with Germany.
2:54-Anonymous veteran 'Joe' sharpshooter for his company-never misses.
4:10-Only 4 men of 'Joe's' company survives.
4:29-'Joe' upset over lack recognition for his actions during WW II.
5:04-Battle of Sugarloof Hill-Okinawa
5:30-'Joe'' pick-ups little kid whose mother died.
7:12-Robert calls 'Joe's' son.
7:35-Robert calls 'Joe's' son a second time and sends him a transcript.
8:16-'Joe's' son realizes father couldn't express his love for him.
9:08-Why veterans didn't tell their loved ones about the war.
10:03-PTSD from World War Two.

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Collection

Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 4,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed June 25, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/526.