On March 15, 2005, Elijah Cobb’s granddaughter, Avella Michelle Knowlin, interviews him about his past experiences in World War II. He also adds information about where he worked and what he was involved in within the companies he worked for. He mainly worked for an Engineer Headquarters Company in the Army, and after getting home from being in the war he worked for smaller companies within his town of Georgetown, South Carolina.
Cobb, Elijah, 2005
43 minutes, 43 seconds
Veterans History Project
Veterans History Project, World War II
World War II, African-American, Army, South Pacific, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Engineer Headquarters Company
Cobb, Elijah. "Interview with Elijah Cobb" (2005). Browse All Oral History Interviews. Cobb, Elijah, 2005.
LC Subject Headings
World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, United States. Army.-- African American troops