Interview with Lee R. Prather


  • Identifier2020 OH 066
  • Date11/24/2019
  • InterviewerPetitt, Craig
  • IntervieweePrather, Lee R.
  • DescriptionLee R. Prather explains his reasons for joining the Navy at the age of seventeen. He details some of the memorable missions he was involved in, and how he passed the time on a ship. Prather also discusses his return to civilian life and how the country treated him when he returned.
  • LocationLa Grange. KY
  • Duration0:44:40
  • RestrictionsNone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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