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Interview with Randolph Miller
Item Number: OH0346   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 92]

(USA) Randolph Miller was born in St. Louis MO in 1948. He lived in South America and Ohio as a youth, and was an ROTC brigade commander before graduating from Tulane University in 1968. He completed the Transportation Officer Basic and Advanced courses at Ft. Belvior VA, and was posted to

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2004

Collection: Mr. Randolph Kent Miller Collection

Added: 09 Mar 2004[Updated: 28 Aug 2012]
Interview with Rosemary Burke
Item Number: OH0382   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 16]

Rosemary Burke discusses her experiences in Vietnam as a U.S. Army nurse. Burke served with the 71st Evacuation Hospital 1968-1969.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 01 May 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with Allen Suydam
Item Number: OH0354   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 93]

(USA) Allen Suydam was born in Illinois in 1948 and graduated from high school there in 1966. He was drafted in 1968. Allen completed Basic Training at Fort Benning GA and Advanced Training at Fort Lewis WA. He arrived in Vietnam in July 1968 and served as a rifleman, machine gunner, and squad

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2004

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 29 Mar 2004[Updated: 10 Nov 2010]
Interview with James B. Evans
Item Number: OH0366   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 52]

(USA) James ('Jim') B. Evans was born in Fort Worth TX in 1943. He attended Texas Christian University and Southwestern Medical School, earning an MD degree in 1968. He was drafted that year, attended Basic Training at Fort Sam Houston TX, and was commissioned in the Army in January 1969. In

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 12 April 2004

Collection: James Evans Collection

Added: 30 Aug 2004[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]
Interview with William Holmes, Jr.
Item Number: OH0357   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USMC) William B. Holmes, Jr., originally from Greenville, Texas served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961 until 1965. Bill grew up in Lubbock, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech University in 1962 where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the U.S. Air Force ROTC program, and the

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Item Creation Date: 26 April 2004

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 27 Oct 2015]
Interview with Betty J. Antilla
Item Number: OH0387   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 1]

In this interview Betty Antilla describes her experiences as a nurse with the 95th Evac Hospital in Da Nang Vietnam.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 27 May 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with Seldon Graham
Item Number: OH0348   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 34]

(USA) Seldon Graham was born in Franklin TX in 1926 and was drafted in 1944. He completed Basic Training at Camp Wolters TX and Officer Candidate School at Ft Benning GA. He served as an infantry officer in Korea 1946-47 and entered the US Military Academy at West Point in 1947, graduating in

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 10 March 2004

Collection: Mr. Seldon B. Graham Jr. Collection

Added: 10 Mar 2004[Updated: 25 Jan 2008]
Interview with Sharon Alden
Item Number: OH0378   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 21]

US Army nurse Sharon Alden recounts her experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, as well as in Operation Desert Storm.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 01 May 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with Mary Messerschmidt
Item Number: OH0389   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 21]

In this interview Mary Messerchmidt describes her career as an Army Nurse. Messerschmidt served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 29 May 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with John Sherner
Item Number: OH0390   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 24]

John Sherner discusses his experiences as a U.S. Army nurse in Vietnam, 1968-1969. Sherner served at the 24th Evacuation Hospital as a nurse anesthetist.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 29 May 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with Larry Schiff
Item Number: OH0404   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 99]

(USAF) Lawrence ('Larry') Schiff was born in 1939 in the Bronx, New York City. He joined the Air Force in 1957 and completed his basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Larry served in administrative and public relations posts at Plattsburgh AFB, New York (1957-58); Osan AFB, Korea (1958-59);

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 14 September 2004

Collection: Larry Schiff Collection

Added: 05 Jan 2005[Updated: 01 Feb 2008]
Interview with Allan Lavelle
Item Number: OH0358   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 178]

(USAF) LTCOL Allan J. Lavelle was born in Denver CO in 1920. He developed an early interest in flying, and while attending Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia he entered the Civilian Pilot Training Program. During World War II he served as an aviation instructor for the Navy, and remained on

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 05 May 2004

Collection: Allan Lavelle Collection

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 15 May 2008]
Interview with Herbert Koenig
Item Number: OH0317   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 47]

(USA) Herbert P. Koenig, originally from Chicago, Illinois served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973. He went to South Vietnam in September 1970 and served as a helicopter pilot (later an Aircraft Commander) with the 60th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade. Herbert was stationed

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 30 July 2004

Collection: Herbert Koenig Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 03 Mar 2008]
Interview with Babette Clough
Item Number: OH0381   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 33]

Babette Clough shares her experiences as a nurse stationed in Pleiku during the Vietnam War.

Author(s): Kara Vuic

Item Creation Date: 30 April 2004

Collection: Kara Dixon Vuic Collection

Added: 01 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 Aug 2011]
Interview with Susan Kramer O'Neill
Item Number: OH0350   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 55]

(USA) Susan Kramer O'Neill was born in 1947 in Fort Wayne IN. She attended Holy Cross School of Nursing in Indiana and was briefly affiliated with 'Youth for McCarthy' in 1968 before enlisting in the Army Nurse Corps. She completed Basic and Advanced Training at Fort Sam Houston TX, qualifying as

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 15 March 2004

Collection: Susan Kramer O'Neill Collection

Added: 16 Mar 2004[Updated: 25 Jan 2008]
Interview with Lynn Steele
Item Number: OH0405   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 138]

(USA) Lynn Steele was born in 1944 in Kansas City KS. Lynn was a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Kansas when he was drafted in September 1968. He completed basic training at Ft Leonard Wood MO, and then went to Ft Sill OK for artillery training. Lynn arrived in Vietnam in March

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 27 April 2004

Collection: Lynn Steele Collection

Added: 03 Mar 2005[Updated: 23 Mar 2011]
Interview with Beth Parks
Item Number: OH0368   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 95]

(USA) Beth Parks was born in Glen Falls NY in 1941, and graduated from Warrensburg High Schoolin 1959. She attended Capital City School of Nursing in Washington DC and worked as an operating room nurse at major hospitals in the Washington area. She volunteered for the Army Nurse Corps in 1966,

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins

Item Creation Date: 16 June 2004

Collection: Dr. Beth Parks Collection

Added: 17 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jan 2008]
Interview with M. Thomas Powers
Item Number: OH0402   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 70]

(USMC) M. Thomas Powers was born in Dayton OH in 1945, and graduated from Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 1963. Tom attended the University of Dayton and worked for an insurance company until March 1966, when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps. He trained at the Marine Recruit Depot in San

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Author(s): Laura Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 02 June 2004

Collection: Thomas Powers Collection

Added: 04 Oct 2004[Updated: 24 Jan 2008]
Interview with Steven D. Vermillion
Item Number: OH0406   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 83]

Steve Vermillion was a United State Army Dustoff helicopter commander in Vietnam in 1969. He flew 1450 missions with 1127 combat hours. His many awards during the Vietnam War included Air Medals, the Silver Star, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Vermillion retired from the Army in 1993 as a

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 09 February 2004

Collection: Mr. Steven D. Vermillion Collection

Added: 29 Jan 2008[Updated: 28 Mar 2011]
Interview with Kaye Biggar
Item Number: OH0351   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 163]

(USAF) Kaye Biggar was born in Spokane WA in 1932. He graduated from Gonzaga University, where he was in the Army ROTC, but he was commissioned in the Air Force in 1955. Kaye completed Officer Orientation at Lackland AFB and Advanced Training at Scott AFB. He was assigned to Turner AFB; Hahn AB,

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 26 January 2004

Collection: LT. COL Kaye H. Biggar Collection

Added: 18 Mar 2004[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]
Interview with Michelle Steiner
Item Number: OH0353   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 130]

(USA) Michelle Steiner was born in New York City in 1942, and entered the Army in 1961. She completed Basic Training at Ft Dix NJ and Advanced Training at the US Army Air Defense School at Ft Bliss TX. After serving with Nike missile battalions in Hawaii and Texas, as well as teaching at the Air

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 09 March 2004

Collection: Michelle Steiner Collection

Added: 12 May 2004[Updated: 25 Jan 2008]
Interview with Roy Riddle
Item Number: OH0345   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 118]

(USA) Roy Riddle was born in Italy TX in 1935 and volunteered for the draft in 1954. He completed Basic Training at Ft Bliss TX and Advanced Training in Equipment Repair and Repair Part Supply at Ft Lee VA. Roy was stationed in England, Germany, and Korea with the US Army Chemical Service, as

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 05 February 2004

Collection: Roy Riddle Collection

Added: 07 Feb 2004[Updated: 19 Dec 2012]
Interview with Herbert Schandler
Item Number: OH0409   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 137]

(USA) Herbert Schandler graduated from the US Military Academy in 1952 and was commissioned in the Infantry. He served in combat roles in Korea and became a special forces expert in Europe. He attended the Command and General Staff College, and was deployed to Vietnam in 1965 as Executive Officer,

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 28 September 2004

Collection: Herbert Schandler Collection

Added: 17 Aug 2005[Updated: 06 Apr 2011]
Interview with Ann B. Smith
Item Number: OH0411   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 119]

(USA) Ann B. Smith was born in Valdosta GA in 1930, and earned a BS in English from Valdosta State University in 1951. She entered the Women's Army Corps in 1951. Ann held posts at Ft McClellan AL; Roanoke VA; Ft Sheridan IL; Ft Riley KS; Bremerhaven, W Germany; Ft McPherson GA; Washington DC; and

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 23 June 2004

Collection: Col. Ann Smith Collection

Added: 26 Aug 2005[Updated: 06 Feb 2008]
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald
Item Number: OH0362   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 205]

(USN) Edwin L. ('Larry') Oswald was born in Savannah GA in 1945, and graduated from Benedictine High School there in 1963. Larry held a Navy ROTC scholarship at Rice University, and after graduating in 1967 he attended the Navy Supply Corps School at Athens GA. In March 1968 he was assigned to

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 01 April 2004

Collection: Edwin Oswald Collection

Added: 09 Jun 2004[Updated: 24 Jun 2008]
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]
Interview with Robert M. Rankin
Item Number: OH0370   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 156]

(USN) Robert M. ('Mike') Rankin was born in 1937 in Arkansas. In 1959 he graduated from the University of Arkansas, where he was in ROTC, and he earned an MD from the University of Tennessee in 1963. Drafted under the Berry Plan, in 1964-65 Mike served with Destroyer Division 102 and then was the

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Author(s): Laura Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 04 May 2004

Collection: Dr. Robert Rankin Collection

Added: 01 Jul 2004[Updated: 14 May 2010]