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Ira Schilling Interview (2007)

World War II Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Solomon Islands, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-09-11

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: Schilling, Ira | World War II | Military | Veterans | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives | United States. Marine Corps. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean


  • Ready, Crystal Interviewer
  • Schilling, Ira Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on September 11, 2007, with Ira Schilling, a member of the 6th Marine Regiment of the 2nd Marine Division during World War II. He discusses: his deployment to the Pacific Theater; battles against the Japanese; and the sacrifice of war.