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Joseph Hudson: "I had a lot of points."

Joseph Hudson describes the Army's point system, which allowed troops to return to the United States in stages after the war.

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Joseph Hudson: Supply Clerk

Joseph Hudson describes his duties as a supply clerk at Fort Lee in Virginia.

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Joseph Hudson: Troop Train

Joseph Hudson describes the train from Virginia to California, where he would board a ship boun for India.

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Joseph Hudson: Pearl Harbor

Joseph Hudson recalls how he helped to spread news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941.

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Joseph Hudson: : "Common labor"

Joseph Hudson describes his first postwar job in a Richmond, Virginia, tobacco factory.

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Joseph Hudson: "Potatoes every meal"

Joseph Hudson describes the meals served in the mess hall at Fort Lee in Virginia.

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Joseph Hudson: The Army

Joseph Hudson explains why he chose the Army over other branches of the military.

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Joseph Hudson: "A good country girl"

Joseph Hudson recounts meeting his future wife on a boating cruise on the James River in Virginia.

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Joseph Hudson: Calcutta, India

Joseph Hudson describes life in Calcutta, where he was posted in the final years of World War II.

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Joseph Hudson: Burma Road

Joseph Hudson describes his company's duties in India, where they sorted damaged military materials and equipment en route from China.

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Joseph Hudson: "The meaning of prejudice"

Joseph Hudson describes his punishment after leaving base one day while he was in basic training.

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Joseph Hudson: 2nd Lieutenant

Joseph Hudson explains why he was passed over for a promotion to 2nd Lieutenant in the Army.

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