• Links to Oral History Sessions: Schreiber, Philip Part 1 (March 3, 2009)
    Schreiber, Philip Part 2 (March 10, 2009)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Navy Ship: USS LST 991; USS Cambria (APA-36)
  • Navy Other: Radioman

Philip Schreiber was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1925.  When he was 18, Schreiber joined the Navy.  After boot camp, Philip went to radio school in Newport, Rhode Island and then amphibiuos training in Little Creek, Virginia.  During his service, Schreiber fought in the battle of Leyte Gulf and the invasions of the islands of Leyte, Luzon, Samar, Morotai and Okinawa.  After the war, Philip earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Pace University and later worked for 3M Company in their Pharmaceutical Sales Department.