Part of The Voices of Villanova’s Veterans oral history project, Michael D. Brown, Director of the Office of Veterans and Military Service Members, interviewed William P. Bonelli, US Army Air Corps/US Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel, on March 19, 2019. On the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we invite you to listen as Bonelli, a WWII veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, shares his story. You can download a copy of this recording and the transcript through the Villanova University Digital Library: https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:575376 (Length of interview: 1 hour, 20 minutes).
The Voices of Villanova’s Veterans is part of Lest We Forget: The Villanova Veterans History Project, a collaboration between the Office of Veterans and Military Service Members and Falvey Memorial Library’s Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement Department. Interview audio produced by Laura Bang, Distinctive Collections Librarian.
Hear from more Villanova veterans on the project’s website: https://veteransvoices.library.villanova.edu/
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or if you would like to share your story.
Kallie Stahl ’17 MA is Communication and Marketing Specialist at Falvey Memorial Library.