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James Larrieu, III Interview (2007)

World War II Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Tulagi, Solomon Islands

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-09-11

Duration: 00:04:59

Subjects: Larrieu, James, III | World War II | Military | Veterans | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives | United States. Marine Corps. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean | Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943


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An oral history interview conducted on September 11, 2007, with James Larrieu III, a member of the 2nd Marine Regiment during World War II. He discusses his role as a driver and bodyguard to the regimental commander and his combat experience at Guadalcanal and Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.