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Item Number
OH0362
Record Number
185905
Title
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
01 April 2004
Collection
Edwin L. Oswald Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
9:42:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(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 Naval Support Activity (NSA), Saigon, and then as Supply Officer on YRBM-16. He aided in the refitting of the craft in Sasebo, Japan, and accompanied it to its mooring near Chau Doc, where he remained until leaving Vietnam in February 1969. He was assigned to El Toro Naval Base CA, where he was on the security detail for Air Force One. He left the Navy in 1971 as a Lieutenant. In 1988 Larry went to the Soviet Union as part of a delegation of Vietnam veterans advising on the adjustment of Red Army veterans after the USSR's war in Afghanistan.
Citation
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald,  01 April 2004, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 17 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0362>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0362, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Jun 2004[Updated: 1 Jul 2008]

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