Charles Paty, Jr., a Charlotte, North Carolina native, enlisted in the Navy at 17 immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served in the Pacific theater aboard the battleship North Carolina and subsequently in the occupational army of Japan. He was discharged and returned to North Carolina in 1945.
Transcript Number 96
Title: Charles M. Paty: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Charles M. Paty
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: November 15, 2001
Location of Interview: Wilmington, NC
Description: Mini-DV
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience