Donald M. Petch served in the US Merchant Marine during WWII. He attended boot camp at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. He was assigned as a Wiper aboard an American Liberty Ship. Petch sailed to various ports along the Mediterranean and North African coastlines. He saw action in the Caribbean and North Africa. Petch received the Caribbean, Atlantic, and Mediterranean medals for his military actions during WWII.
Transcript Number 043
Title: Donald M. Petch: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Donald M. Petch
Interviewer: Art Diehl
Date of Interview: August 4, 2000
Location of Interview: GV Barbee Branch Library, Oak Island, N.C.
Description: 1 SVHS Cassette Tape; sd., col.
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience