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Leo Istas, 2007

  • Branch of Service: Marines
  • Highest Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • Military Service: Commissioned, Nov. 1942-Nov. 1945


Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

:18 - Enlisted into the Navy in 1942
1:02 - Graduated from Marshall MN High School 1941
1:41 - Process of deployment
5:20 - Memory of dropping 1000lb skip bomb onto the ship
9:15 - Airplane experience/details
10:49 - Went on a hunting trip with buddies after discharge
12:55 - Thoughts on WWII in general
17:20 - Made bread for the squadron

Leo Hubert Istas Obituary 

The interview was recorded at an SDPB event in Miller, SD. 



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