0:00 - Interview introduction

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Keywords: Crandon, Wisconsin; Great Lakes Naval Training Center; Laona, Wisconsin; LST-983; Mayville, Wisconsin; Milwaukee; navy; USS Burleson; Woodruff, Wisconsin; World War II

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8:06 - Traveling to Guadalcanal and the invasion of Okinawa

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Keywords: 1st Marine Division; 5 inch; asbestos; boatswain's mate; boatswain's pipe; Enewetak; Guadalcanal; Okinawa; San Diego; World War II

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16:15 - Not thinking about combat while in it

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Keywords: 20 mm; 40 mm; 5"/38; Grundel, Greenland; navy; Okinawa Invasion; Pacific; paravane; World War II

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21:10 - Close relationships with fellow sailors and time in China

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Keywords: Chiang Kai-shek; China; Chinese; friends; navy; reunions; World War II; Yellow Cholera

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27:54 - Nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll

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Keywords: aerial detonation; atomic bomb; Bikini Atoll; goats; hydrogen bomb; mice; Truk; underwater detonation; Washington, DC

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34:55 - Medical testing of animals and humans in Maryland following nuclear tests

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Keywords: Bethesda, Maryland; blood count; detached retina; infertility; mushroom cloud; Potomac River; USS Gettysburg

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38:02 - LIfe on the LST

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Keywords: botswain mate; buoy; Grondel, Greenland; iceberg; LST; Petty Officer third class; Seabees; seagoing tugboat; St. John's, Newfoundland; USS Burleson

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45:15 - Getting out of the navy, meeting wife, becoming a chef, then electrician

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Keywords: apprenticeship; electrician; Little Creek, Virginia; Madison, Wisconsin; Mayville, Wisconsin; Milwaukee; union

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54:21 - Work as a commercial electrician

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Keywords: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; detached retina; Electrician; Green Giant; Mayville Engineering; Rosendale, Wisconsin

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62:00 - Retirement, family, and remembering the war

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Keywords: Chippewa Flowage; Honor Flight; Mayville, Wisconsin; Washington, DC

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67:31 - Atomic bomb testing and reflecting on Navy service / concluding remarks

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Keywords: atomic bomb

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