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Item Number
992AU0466
Record Number
88596
Title
First MAW Oral History Interviews
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
26 April 1968
Collection
Douglas Pike Collection: Audio / Moving Images
Media Type
Audio (Reel-to-Reel - 2 Track Mono [3.75])
Length
29:40 min/sec
Physical Location
CS68.2
Description
Unclassified #21RP XXVI First MAW Oral History Interviews (1) Operational difference in ASRT in Khe Sanh; 8 min (2) MASS-3 operations at Khe Sanh; 13 min (3) Observations attached to MASS-3 at Khe Sanh; 9 min (4)Observations and problems encountered at Khe Sanh; 3 minutes (5)Experiences in supply with MASS-3; 2 1/2 minutes (6) Observations at Khe Sanh; 2 minutes Dates of interviews: 26 April and 13 May 1968 801 668 enclosure 1 2865-68/ Encl 1 Copy 1 Unclassified 2934 2935 2936 2937 2938 2939 127-74-91 2/49:31-33 2934-39 801 668/1-#1-6 Unclassified Alexander, J.M. 1st Lt., 801 668/1 #1-6 Side A #1 This section has a First Marine Aircraft Wing historical interview conducted by Corporal Norman R. Carlson with 1st Lieutenant James M. Alexander United States Marine Corps. The interview takes place on 26 April 1968 at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam. The subject discussed is the operational differences at ASRAT and Khe Sanh from February 27, 1968 to April 7, 1968. Some of these differences included maintenance, radar problems, and generators. Side A #2 This section has a 1st Marine Aircraft Wing taped Historical interview conducted by Sergeant K.L. Anderson with Sergeant Edward E. Brown, aviation electronics operator of the United States Marine Corps. The interview takes place in Chu Lai 13 May 1968. The interview consists of observations with mass 3 in Khe Sanh occurring from 21 January 1968 to 11 March 1968. Side A #3 This section has an interview conducted by Norman R. Carlson with William J. Sullivan. The interview takes place on 26 April 1968 at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam. The interview covers mass 3 operations at Khe Sanh 15 Jan 1968 to 10 April 1968. Precautions, procedures, and executions are among the topics discussed. Side B #1 This section has a 1st Marine aircraft taped historical interview conducted by Sergeant Kale Anderson with Daniel R. Cooper. The interview takes place in Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam 13 May 1968. The interview describes observations at Khe Sanh occurring 21 January to 28 February 1968. Side B #2 This section has a 1st Marine aircraft taped historical interview conducted with John L. McCormick. The interview covers experiences in supply with mass 3 at Khe Sanh in March 1968. Side B #3 This section has an interview conducted with Gale D. Victory. The interview takes place on 13 May 1968 at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam. The interview covers the problems encountered in Khe Sanh from 1 March to 15 April 1968. Mr. Victory explains his experience in Vietnam and the shipping problems he had as an electrician and generator an mechanic.
Citation
First MAW Oral History Interviews,  26 April 1968, Douglas Pike Collection: Audio / Moving Images, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 18 Dec. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=992AU0466>.
Pub. Credit Line
992AU0466, Douglas Pike Collection: Audio / Moving Images, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Aug 2002[Updated: 27 Nov 2013]