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Interview with Bill McCollum

Item Number: OH0248
 Oral History
[This Item may contain objectionable materials.]
Language
English
Number of Pages
55
Digital Object Type
Oral History
Author(s)
Richard Verrone
Physical Location
Stacks
Format
MP3
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
02:29:16

Dates

  • Existence: 11 December 2002

General Note / OCR

(USN) Bill McCollum, originally from New York City, New York served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1969. He went to Vietnam in August 1968 and served as an engineman aboard an Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) with Task Force 117, River Assault Division 111 near Dong Tham in the Mekong Delta. There he took part in Operation MARKET TIME and also witnessed the mining of the USS Westchester County on the night of November 1, 1968. In June 1969, Bill went to Da Nang and served as an engine repairman in Naval Support. He left Vietnam in July 1969.

Pub Credit Line
OH0248, Mr. Bill McCollum Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 12 Dec 2002 [Updated: 11 Oct 2010]