Michelle L. Gomilla
World War II
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former gunner on battleship U.S.S. Mississippi during WWII.
Summary of Interview
Part of WWII: El Paso Homefront Project; biographical data; recollects active duty in Pacific Theater, including bombardment of Tarawa, central Pacific island, and battle of Okinawa; reflects on role models in Company E, the all-Hispanic unit from El Paso , 141st Regiment, 36thTexas Division.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with George Concha by Michelle L. Gomilla, 1995, "Interview no. 873," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.