Interview: Robinson, Daniel Edward, 2008

Item

Resource class
Interview
Title
Interview: Robinson, Daniel Edward, 2008
Type
Interview
Interviewee
Robinson, Daniel Edward
Birth Year
1925
Interviewer
Holyoak, Sandra Stewart
Location Created
Metuchen, New Jersey
Date Created
13 June 2008
Abstract
Daniel Robinson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1925. After graduating from high school in 1943, he joined the Marine Corps. He did his basic training at Camp Lejeune. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II as part of a defense battalion. In 2012, Robinson was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal as a member of the Montford Point Marines.

In the accompanying photograph, Robinson (second from right) is receiving the Congressional Gold Medal from Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.
Repository
Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Rights
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives.
Identifier
ROHA-RobinsonDE

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