David Penrod Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project

Title

David Penrod Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project

Streaming Media

Files

Download David Penrod Video Log (43 KB)

Creation Date

6-9-2017

Description

David Penrod (DOB: June 22, 1925) enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1943. He attended Communication School at Camp Pendleton to be a cryptographer. After his job was eliminated by Navajo Code Talkers, Penrod became a rifleman. He served during World War II and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima. His troop landed in Japan to make the initial assault prior to the atomic bombs being dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He witness the aftermath of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. Penrod attended the University of Dayton on the GI Bill and received a PhD in Economics.

Permissions

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Interviewee

David Penrod

Interviewer

David Berry, Lucas Schroeder, James Hale

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives and Repository Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Article

David Penrod Video Log.pdf (43 kB)
David Penrod Video Log

David Penrod Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project


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