Oral Histories Norman Hatch Interview on Filming the World War II Battle of Tarawa
CSPAN May 12, 2020 3:25am-4:42am EDT
World War II veteran Norman Hatch talked about his time serving as a cameraman for the Marine Corps. He captured footage during the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa that helped the Marines win an Academy Award for best documentary short in 1945. The National World War II Museum spoke with Mr. Hatch in 2013 for its oral history collection. This the first of a two-part interview.