Interview with Alexander R. Bolling, Jr.
19 August 2002
Alexander Bolling Collection
(USA) Major General Bolling graduated from West Point and was assigned to the 66th Infantry Division as a platoon leader at Ft. Robertson, Arkansas. In 1943 he was reassigned to the 94th Infantry Division to be deployed to England in 1944. In 1945 he was captured by the 11th Panzer Division where he was held for sixty-seven days before escaping. After being rescued he finished serving in World War II in 1945 with the 334th Infantry. Upon arriving back in the States he served as a German instructor at West Point. General Bolling went to Brazil in 1948 to serve as an aide-de-camp and a Portuguese interpreter. He then served as an advisor in Vietnam under the Kennedy administration.
Interview with Alexander R. Bolling, Jr., 19 August 2002, Alexander Bolling Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 11 Mar. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0143>.
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OH0143, Alexander Bolling Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 13 Feb 2008[Updated: 19 Sep 2008]