Student Interviewer: ________________________
Date of Interview: _________________________
Time of Interview: _________________________
Place of Interview: _________________________
How recorded: ____________________________
Person Interview: __________________________
How this person was selected: __________________________________________
SECTION ONE: Personal information
SECTION TWO: Entering the service
2. Did you enlist or were you drafted?
3. What were your feelings about going into the service?
4. How did you get to Basic?
5. On what date did you leave for Basic Training?
6. Were there any farewell parties, etc.?
7. Where did you go for Basic Training?
8. What memories do you have about this period?
9. When did you enter Basic and when did you leave?
10. How old were you when you were in Basic?
11. Did you know any other soldiers from your home town at Basic.
12. What was the most difficult part of Basic?
Was your training sufficient?
13. After leaving Basic, where did you go and for what type of training? Tell all the different bases to which you were assigned and what unit you were with at each one.
14. Did you always stay with the same unit?
15. What stories can you tell about Basic and going from one base to another.
16. When did you leave Basic and what was your rank at that time?.
17. What else do you recall and feel was memorable about Basic?
18. Do you recall your Drill Instructor's name? What did you think of him?
19. Did you or your friends ever get KP?
20. What was the most important thing you gained from Basic?
SECTION THREE: Combat
1. When did you leave for combat?
SECTION FOUR: Returning home
1. When were you discharged?
2. How did you return home?
3. What was good about being home?
4. What was difficult about adjusting to being home?
5. Have you shared your experiences with your family?
6. Do you have any pictured/mementos of the war?
7. Could you give a time line of your whereabouts during your war experiences and approximate dates? Any experience you want to share or teach would be appreciated.Three Days of Preliminary Library Work