Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 5

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Title

Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 5

Description

Robert talks about helping World War Two veterans get their high school diplomas and building a relationship with a veteran who rescued Senator Bob Dole.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

8/7/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.014.004

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Robert Abate

Location

Yonkers Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

26:09

Time Summary

00:07-Early life of Dick Baker
1:16-Tries to join the Marines.
1:43-Joins the Army.
2:03-Becomes a medic.
3:03-Engaged at the Battle of Bulge.
4:14-Robert helps Dick get his high school diploma.
6:19-Frank (Edward) Carafa joins 10th Mountain Division.
7:00-Carafa saves wounded officer (Senator Bob Dole).
8:30-Bob Dole thanks Carafa at ceremony.
9:17-Carafa receives high school diploma.
12:10-Shared sacrifice of the Great Depression created the Greatest Generation.
13:40-Robert talks about going to a high school and asking students about WW II.
16:20-Today we take things for granted-removed from war.
18:07-"Without them we wouldn't be here."
19:01-Robert thanks a veteran for his service who had never been thanked.
23:43-Son listens to his father's war stories.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Robert Abate Oral History Interview Part 5,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed October 22, 2018, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/527.