Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps;
Michael A. Parker relaxes in his barracks on Hill 327 in Da Nang, Vietnam where he was stationed with the Headquarters Battalion. His "hootch", as he called it, was personalized with a State of Connecticut flag, guitar, photograph of his girlfriend...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; United States. Marine Corps; Veterans -- Connecticut;
Synopsis of the oral history interview of Michael A. Parker conducted by Eileen Hurst. Parker joined the U.S. Marine Corps on July 22, 1968 just after graduation from high school. He attended boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, and after...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; Destroyers (Warships); Kamikaze airplanes; Shipwrecks;
Interview conducted by Michael Van Buren. William T. Burrows enlisted in the U.S. Navy and went to basic training in Sampson, NY. He was sent to Newport, RI for gunnery school, and then Boston before being assigned to the crew of the U.S.S....
Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; United States. Coast Guard; United States. Coast Guard. Officer Candidate School;
Interview conducted by Michael Marinaro. Henry Singer joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1964 after receiving a draft notice. He decided on the Coast Guard because he would be eligible for OCS (Officer Candidate School) in this branch of the...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Helicopters;
Marines of the First Marine Division, Second Squad,
Second Platoon, Company A board a CH-46 helicopter after completing
a sweep 11 miles southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam.
(U.S.M.C. photo by Sgt. Mike Adkison)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Military missions; Helicopters;
The First Marine Division, Company B, Third Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment unload from the rear of a CH– 46
Sea Night helicopter as their unit begins a "Search
and Clear" mission 10 miles northwest of
Da Nang, Vietnam. (Photo by Lt. Cpl. Rocky...