Oral History Collection ➔ Oral History of Wells Monson

Oral History

Alternate Identifier:MS 21
1942 – 1945
Interview date:February 12 1987 Interviewer:Kathy Bradford
Discussion of Wells Monson's experiences as an employee of Bushnell Hospital working with German Prisoners of War. He began working at the hospital in 1943 delivering supplies to maintenance men and to the kitchen. One POW helped with deliveries, and several more helped unload the materials. German prisoners were polite and worked hard. He also worked briefly with Italina POWs at the hospital. Includes general information about the operation of Bushnell Hospital and personal and family history.
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prisoners of war (POWs);World War II
Related person
Monson, Wells (was narrator)
Related place
Bushnell Military Hospital (depicts)