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Johnson, Russell E., Mr. (Russell Johnson, Jr.) (1448) Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

 Collection

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with Russell Johnson
Item Number: OH0401   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 23]

Russell Johnson, Jr., discusses his experiences as an MP in Korea and in Vietnam. NOTE: Sections of the audio are missing from this interview.

Author(s): Dwight Daniel

Item Creation Date: 19 August 2003

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 03 Feb 2005[Updated: 02 Jun 2008]
Russell E. Johnson Interview Tape 1
Item Number: 1448AU1466   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Side One: Born in Austin 5 October 1941. Joined 49th Armored Division, Texas National Guard. Boot camp. Joined Military Police. Activated in National Guard 1961. Korea 1963-1965. Side Two: Korea continued. West Point duty 1965. Fort Hood. South Vietnam, 1966. Guard duty at Long Binh Jail.

Item Creation Date: 19 August 2003

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Oct 2004[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Russell E. Johnson Interview Tape 2
Item Number: 1448AU1467   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Side One: Vietnam continued. General Creighton. Army boat patrols in Saigon and Newport. Booby traps, rifle range, open mess. 25th birthday. Side Two: Fort Polk memories (wild hogs in the mess hall). Describes green trooper accidentally killing a friend. Never had R&R or saw a USO show. Departed 22

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Item Creation Date: 19 August 2003

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Oct 2004[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Russell E. Johnson Interview Tape 3
Item Number: 1448AU1468   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Side One: Miscellaneous memories: armadillo at Fort Polk. In Vietnam at Green Beret camp. Never did road patrols, only static posts. Side Two: Empty, no recording

Item Creation Date: 19 August 2003

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Oct 2004[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection (1448) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14480000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Three audio tapes contain an oral history interview of Russell E. Johnson, Jr. conducted by Dwight Daniel of the National Museum of the Pacific War at Fredericksburg, Texas. Interview conducted at Johnson's home in Spicewood, Texas, on 19 August 2003. A copy of the August 2004 issue of The Perimeter: Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans newsletter is also present in the collection.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 09 May 2007]
The Perimeter (Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans )
Item Number: 1448Newsletter215883   (Click For More Item Information)
 Newsletter

Volume: 19

Issue: 8

Item Creation Date: August 2004

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 11 Nov 2004[Updated: 11 Nov 2004]
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