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Interview with Thomas J. Barnes
Item Number: OH0371   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 388]

(USA/Foreign Service) Thomas J. Barnes was born in St. Paul, MN in 1930. He earned a BA in 1950 and an MA in 1951, both from the University of Minnesota. Tom was commissioned in the US Army in 1951 and, as an interrogator, he was assigned first to the 500th MI Group in Japan and then to the 525th

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 11 February 2004

Collection: Thomas J. Barnes Collection

Added: 21 Jul 2004[Updated: 20 May 2008]
Interview with John Sylvester Jr.
Item Number: OH0410   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 185]

(Civilian) John Sylvester Jr. was born in Newport RI in 1930, and graduated from Williams College in 1952. He enlisted in the US Army and served in Korea before attending Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, earning a BS in 1955. John joined the US Foreign Service in 1955, and was

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 19 July 2004

Collection: Mr. John Sylvester Jr. Collection

Added: 25 Jan 2005[Updated: 24 Jul 2009]
Interview with Cornelius (Neil) J. Carmody
Item Number: OH0519   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 374]

Cornelius 'Neil' Carmody (Captain, USN, ret.) discusses his experiences in the US Navy. Carmody was captain of the USS Bordelon , as well as an LST, and served as Naval attaché in Saigon, 1974-1975. Carmody was one of the last members of the US Navy to evacuate Saigon in April 1975.

Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 16 February 2006

Collection: CAPT Cornelius (Neil) J. Carmody Collection

Added: 29 Jan 2008[Updated: 26 Mar 2012]
Interview with William Laurie
Item Number: OH0342   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 339]

(USA) William ('Bill') Laurie was born in 1945 in Highland Park IL, and graduated from Waukegon High School in 1963. He studied political science at Arizona State University where he was in the Army ROTC. Bill completed Infantry Officer Basic Training at Ft Benning GA, and after intelligence and

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 20 January 2004

Collection: Mr. William Scott Laurie Collection

Added: 13 Jan 2005[Updated: 03 Mar 2011]