Hill, Lawrence W.



Hill, Lawrence W.


Lawrence W. Hill


Roland Schaedig


Mr. Hill attended Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. Being trained as a naval scuba diver and in explosives, Mr. Hill was assigned to a naval base with nuclear facilities in Newfoundland, Canada. Considered an active duty assignment, Mr. Hill would go on to serve in Iceland, and later as an evaluator of officer candidates in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hill is quoted in the interview as being a big fan of the Navy football team. He would serve in his evaluation of officer candidates until 1968.

Exact Date

Monday, March 19, 2007

Date Span

Service Dates: Unknown
Dates of Service


Commissioned; United States Navy; Naval Air Station - Newfoundland & Iceland; Cold War; Newfoundland & Iceland; Lieutenant; Veterans; Oral History


Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Original Object Type

MiniDV Tape

Collection Location

018.VHP 2/23

Digital Object File Type


Date Digital File Created

October 2021

Run Time


Transcript Available


Digital File ID



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Spatial Coverage

United States; Iceland; Canada

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