World War II
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Indianapolis, MN in 1922; came to El Paso during World War II as dental technician.
Summary of Interview
Discusses dental technician training in Denver; employment at Fort Bliss; church attendance; meeting with future wife; German and Italian POW's; duty on U.S.-Mexico international bridge giving kits to Juarez-bound soldiers; recounts names of fellow employees in clinic; guarding Christmas decorations.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with John Reese by Phyllis Kent, 1993, "Interview no. 812," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.