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Oral history interview of Walter L. Bishop

In this interview, Walter Bishop discusses his experiences in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Before the war, he worked in a cotton mill and other jobs in Columbus, Georgia. He was turned away by most of the services because of a lazy eye, until he memorized the eye chart and the Navy accepted him. He was a diesel engineer on a troop ship, an... AlgeriaOranBermuda IslandsFranceCherbourgLe HavreGibraltarIrelandDerryItalyAnzioGelaLicataSalernoSicilyMediterranean SeaTunisiaBizerteTunisUnited KingdomEnglandThames RiverScotlandArgyll and ButeRosneathWalesVale of GlamorganPenarthUnited StatesCaliforniaCity and County of San FranciscoSan FranciscoGeorgiaAtlanta Metropolitan AreaBibb CountyMaconMuscogee CountyColumbusHawaiiHonolulu CountyPearl HarborLouisianaOrleans ParishNew OrleansMassachusettsSuffolk CountyBostonSouth CarolinaCharleston CountyCharlestonTexasHarris CountyHoustonVirginiaCity of NorfolkCity of Richmond
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