1. Alan Hall describes his mother's struggles to pay rent in the 1930s.

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  2. Alan Hall recalls the rarity of having a Christmas tree in his home during the holiday.

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  3. Alan Hall recalls the jobs he had as a kid in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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  4. Alan Hall explains why his mother agreed to sign his enlistment papers when he was 17.

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  5. Alan Hall recalls his arrival in Great Lakes, Illinois, for boot camp.

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Legacy Series | Alan Hall

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This channel includes video clips from Alan Hall's oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences serving as a signalman in the Navy.

Born in Cincinnati in 1926, Al Hall begged his mother to sign for him, so that he could enlist in the…


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This channel includes video clips from Alan Hall's oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences serving as a signalman in the Navy.

Born in Cincinnati in 1926, Al Hall begged his mother to sign for him, so that he could enlist in the Navy at 17. During the D-Day Invasion, Hall served in a secret mission to Le Havre, France. He was part of a unit that erected a flashing light as a signal for approaching ships. After the war Hall was transferred to Atlanta in his sales job.

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