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Interview with Nikki Fillipi

Item Number: OH0022
 Oral History
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Language
English
Number of Pages
43
Digital Object Type
Oral History
Author(s)
Stephen Maxner
Physical Location
Cold Storage
Copyright Statement
The Vietnam Archive
Format
Mini Disc
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
2:01:49

Dates

  • Existence: 2 February 2001

General Note / OCR

(USA, Air America) Nikki Fillipi joined the US Army in 1955 and served in military intelligence. He later attended Army helicopter flight training and served with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam in 1965. While in Vietnam, he participated in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley and also served in the Mekong Delta supporting ARVN operations. Nikki resigned from the Army in 1966 and joined Air America. He served with Air America in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam from 1967 to 1975 and participated in the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.

Pub Credit Line
OH0022, Nikki Fillipi Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 09 Nov 2001 [Updated: 12 Jan 2011]