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Interview with Michael K. Heaney

Item Number: OH0895
 Oral History
Language
English
Number of Pages
1
Digital Object Type
Oral History
Author(s)
Kelly Crager
Format
MP3
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
10:52:12

Dates

  • Existence: 26 July 2014

General Note / OCR

In this interview, Mike Heaney discusses his experiences as a platoon leader in B Company, 2nd/8th, of the 1st Cavalry Division, December 1965 through May 1966. Heaney was injured in May 1966 during an ambush that initiated Operation Crazy Horse near Vinh Thanh. Heaney received the Bronze Star with V device, as well as a Purple Heart. Heaney returned to Vietnam in 2008 to visit the site of the ambush.


Pub Credit Line
OH0895, Michael K. Heaney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 29 Sep 2014 [Updated: 05 Jan 2015]