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Item Number
OH0248
Record Number
108441
Title
Interview with Bill McCollum
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
11 December 2002
Collection
Bill McCollum Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:29:16 min/sec
Description
(USN) Bill McCollum, originally from New York City, New York served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1969. He went to Vietnam in August 1968 and served as an engineman aboard an Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) with Task Force 117, River Assault Division 111 near Dong Tham in the Mekong Delta. There he took part in Operation MARKET TIME and also witnessed the mining of the USS Westchester County on the night of November 1, 1968. In June 1969, Bill went to Da Nang and served as an engine repairman in Naval Support. He left Vietnam in July 1969.
Citation
Interview with Bill McCollum,  11 December 2002, Bill McCollum Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 20 Dec. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0248>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0248, Bill McCollum Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 Dec 2002[Updated: 18 Oct 2010]

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