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Captain Harvey Seim, USN (Ret.): Oral History Interview

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Library of Congress Veterans Oral History Project

Several crewmembers of USS Independence shared their WWII experiences with the ship for the Library of Congress’s Veterans Oral History Project over the years. The following are relevant excerpts from veterans. These audio snippets are included in coordination and cooperation with the Library of Congress Veterans Oral History Project.

John Vernon Ballard

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Richard D. McNees

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William Alfred Stokesberry

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