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Interview with Richard Robert Ackerman - November 11, 2005
Interview Date:
11 November 2005
Collection:
Richard Robert Ackerman Collection (Pleiku-Ia Drang Veterans Collection)
Media Type:
Oral History (BetaSP)
Length:
48:24 min/sec
Description:
Interview conducted by Philip F. Napoli, Ph.D.
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Title:
Interview with Jack Albertson (by: Stephen Maxner) - May 22, 2000
Interview Date:
22 May 2000
Collection:
Jack Albertson Collection
Media Type:
Oral History (Digital)
Length:
4 14:02 hr/min/sec
Description:
Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
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Interview with Sharon Alden (by: Kara Vuic) - May 1, 2004
Interview Date:
01 May 2004
Collection:
Sharon Alden Collection
Media Type:
Oral History (Digital)
Length:
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Description:
US Army nurse Sharon Alden recounts her experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, as well as in Operation Desert Storm.
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Interview with Jesse L. Alley, Jr. - November 10, 2005
Interview Date:
10 November 2005
Collection:
Jesse L. Alley, Jr. Collection (Pleiku-Ia Drang Veterans Collection)
Media Type:
Oral History (BetaSP)
Length:
1:09:43 hour/min/sec
Description:
Interview conducted by John R. Milam, Ph.D.
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Title:
Interview with Colonel Gerald Allgood - May 20, 2002
Interview Date:
20 May 2002
Collection:
Gerald Allgood Collection
Media Type:
Oral History (Mini Disc)
Length:
02:39:53 min/sec
Description:
(USA) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
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Interview with William Anderson (by: Stephen Maxner) - September 1, 2001
Interview Date:
1 September 2001
Collection:
William Anderson Collection
Media Type:
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Length:
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Description:
(USAF) William Anderson was born in Meadville, PA. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951 and served as a F-86 Gun-sight mechanic until 1952 when he entered pilot training. He graduated and received his commission as a 2LT in September 1953. After serving as an instructor pilot for three years, Anderson served in SAC and transitioned to the B-47 and was subsequently selected for B-52 training. In 1967, he received his orders for service in Southeast Asia and transitioned to the F100, O-1, and O-2. Anderson served in Vietnam from March 1968 to March 1969. His assignments included Assistant Division Air Liaison Officer for the Americal Division, Air Liaison Officer and site commander for the 11th Light Infantry Brigade, and served with the 20th TASS. His Areas of Operation included Chu Lai and Duc Pho where he conducted over 350 combat missions (over 760 combat flying hours) in the O-2 and various helicopters.
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Title:
Interview with Harold C. Anderson (by: Laura M. Calkins, PhD) - February 7, 2006
Interview Date:
07 February 2006
Collection:
Harold C. Anderson Collection
Media Type:
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Length:
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Description:
(USA) Harold C. Anderson was born May 22, 1916. He joined the United States Army January 23, 1941. He served in the 124th Cavalry in Texas during World War II, and with the MARS Task Force in the China-Burma-India Theater in 1944-45. He made a brief flight into northern French Indochina in 1945. His active duty service ended November 1, 1945.
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Title:
Interview with John Arick (by: Richard B. Verrone, PhD) - January 23, 2003
Interview Date:
23 January 2003
Collection:
John C. Arick Collection
Media Type:
Oral History (Mini Disc)
Length:
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Description:
(USMC) John C. Arick, originally from Washington, D.C., served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1962 until 1992 and retired a Brigadier General. He is a 1962 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. John served two tours in Southeast Asia. During the first, from 1966 to 1967, he was stationed at the Ky Ha helicopter base north of Chu Lai with the Marine Observation Squadron (VMO) 6, Marine Air Group (MAG) 36, 1st Marine Air Wing (MAW) and was a UH-1E pilot flying fire support, escort, MedEvac, utility, and tactical air control missions. He took part in Operations HASTINGS, BEAVER CAGE, among others. During his second tour, from 1970 to 1971, John was first stationed near Marble Mountain Air Facility with the III Marine Amphibious Force (MAF) headquarters in the G-3 section, then with the 1st MAW at Danang in the G-3 section, and finally with the Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron (HML) 367 at Marble Mountain Air Facility. During his entire second tour, he flew the AH-1G Cobra with HML 367. In total, John flew in excess of 1,540 hours in Southeast Asia.
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Title:
Interview with William Badger (by: Gary Hayes) - June 2, 2000
Interview Date:
2 June 2000
Collection:
William Badger Collection
Media Type:
Oral History (Digital)
Length:
00:53:26 min/sec
Description:
(USA) William Badger served in Vietnam with the United States Army as an Engineer Officer from 1966-1967. He served as the S-3 with the 14th Combat Engineer Battalion in Don Ba Thin and was Chief Engineer with the 35th Engineering Group in Camh Ran Bay.
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