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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Roy Mooney | 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division

5:44   |   Morale was good in Hawaii in 1940. Why? The garden spot of the world, the ladies in Honolulu and the relatively easy duty. Roy Mooney would bivouac in his company's area of responsibility for a week at a time, then return to the barracks. Sometimes, they were Guinea pigs for the Army's C-ration development, so they got an early taste of instant coffee. (This interview made possible with the support of NORMAN PRESSLEY.)

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