Frank Marks joined the U.S. Army in June of 1944, and was assigned to the Calvary. He completed basic training at Fort Reilly, Kansas, and was deployed to the Pacific. Marks's division was in the Philippines preparing for an invasion of Japan when the Atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Marks spent nine months with the occupation forces in Japan then returned to the United States. He was discharged from the service at Camp Hill, Utah.
Transcript Number 007
Title: Francis Marks: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Francis (Frank) Marks
Interviewer: Thor Ronningan
Date of Interview: July 16, 1998
Location of Interview: Wilmington, N.C.
Description: 1 VHS Cassette Tape (ca. 28 min.): sd, col.
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience