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Interview with Clarence Henry “Hank” McCall, Jr. – ca. 2006

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2006-02-08
Title: Interview with Clarence Henry “Hank” McCall, Jr. – ca. 2006.
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Name(s): McCall, Clarence Henry “Hank” Jr. (Interviewee), creator
Steinhauer, Lise M. (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2006-02-08
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 105p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 77821 (digitool), FADT77821 (IID), fau:13187 (fedora)
Note(s): The interview conducted with Mr. Clarence Henry “Hank” McCall, Jr. focused on his family, service in World War II and his post-family life after the war. Mr. McCall’s mother and father were both college educated. His mother, Mrs. Florence Gill-McCall held a degree in biology while his father, Mr. Clarence Henry McCall held a mechanical engineering degree and was employed with Gulf Oil in Texas. Mr. McCall, Jr. siblings are George McCall and John McCall. The young family lived in Port Arthur, Texas and moved to Mount Lebanon area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In October of 1943, the interviewee joined the Gato- class submarine USS Greenling, SS-213, and completed six war patrols (45 day missions); he earned the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade. Mr. McCall fought in the Pacific Theatre of Operations and was a member of the fire control party that aimed torpedoes at enemy vessels. After the military, Mr. McCall had a variety of careers: accounting, plumbing sales and business, life insurance, and rare coin dealer. Also, the interview covers Mr. McCall’s family life with his wife, Mrs. Irma Winter-McCall, their children, church, and hobbies.
Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/77821
Owner Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Clarence Henry “Hank” McCall, Jr. – ca. 2006.
Name(s): McCall, Clarence Henry “Hank” Jr. (Interviewee), creator
Steinhauer, Lise M. (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2006-02-08
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 105p. : 03:08:14
Language(s): English
Identifier: 77821 (digitool), FADT77821p (IID)
Note(s): The interview conducted with Mr. Clarence Henry “Hank” McCall, Jr. focused on his family, service in World War II and his post-family life after the war. Mr. McCall’s mother and father were both college educated. His mother, Mrs. Florence Gill-McCall held a degree in biology while his father, Mr. Clarence Henry McCall held a mechanical engineering degree and was employed with Gulf Oil in Texas. Mr. McCall, Jr. siblings are George McCall and John McCall. The young family lived in Port Arthur, Texas and moved to Mount Lebanon area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In October of 1943, the interviewee joined the Gato- class submarine USS Greenling, SS-213, and completed six war patrols (45 day missions); he earned the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade. Mr. McCall fought in the Pacific Theatre of Operations and was a member of the fire control party that aimed torpedoes at enemy vessels. After the military, Mr. McCall had a variety of careers: accounting, plumbing sales and business, life insurance, and rare coin dealer. Also, the interview covers Mr. McCall’s family life with his wife, Mrs. Irma Winter-McCall, their children, church, and hobbies.
Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT77821
Owner Institution: FAU