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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Erwin B. Bigger Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3303
Abstract

These two VHS tapes contain a recording of an oral history by Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Erwin B. Bigger. In it, Bigger discusses his early life and his service with the U. S. Army as a paratrooper during World War II and the Korean War.

Dates: 2003 February 26

Frank Gross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2577
Abstract

This collection consists of clippings, programs, correspondence, awards, photographs, and an audio CD pertaining to Frank Gross's time in Korea and his musical career.

Dates: 1950-1998

Gordon R. Beem Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2649
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview with Gordon R. Beem for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, March 28, 2000. Mr. Beem served as a major of the United States Air Force in Korea.

Dates: 2000

J. Richard Vincent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2647
Abstract

This collection consists of All Hands Man Your Battle Stations, a memoir written by J. R. Vincent. He was a former AOM USNR who fought in World War II and Korea.

Dates: 2003

James R. Henderson Interview

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2756
Abstract

This collection houses a transcript of an interview that G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn Meunier conducted with James R. Henderson on March 29, 2002 as part of the Veterans Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. In it, Henderson discusses his childhood in New York City, his time in the Army during the Korean War, his postwar career as a New York City police officer, and his later life in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Dates: 2002 March 29

"My Korean War Experience"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1489
Abstract

This collection is a single 57-page typed document written by retired U.S. Army Colonel John B. McKinney. The document is a first-person account of his experiences in the Korean War and spans the years 1946 to approximately 1953.

Dates: undated

Neal O'Steen Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993
Abstract

In this oral history, Neal O'Steen recounts his childhood in Bedford County, Tennessee and his service as an orderly in Virginia and as a Pharmacist's Mate in San Francisco during World War II. He also describes his service in Virginia during the Korean War.

Dates: 2002 April 2

Perry Goad Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3390
Abstract

In this interview (conducted on 2001 April 5 as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project), Perry Goad describes his childhood in Sunbright, Tennessee, his service with the Army during the Korean War, and his postwar life working in a hosiery factory in Harriman, Tennessee.

Dates: 2001 April 5

W. Lewis Wood Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2769
Abstract

This folder contains the transcript of an interview with W. Lewis Wood, dated 3 August 2002, conducted in Memphis, Tenn., by Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the Veteran's Oral History Project. Wood discusses his childhood in Memphis, his experiences as an engineering student at the University of Tennessee, and his time serving in the US Navy and Army during World War II and the Korean War, respectively.

Dates: 2002 August 3

Wilson-Wade Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0741
Abstract This collection houses the military memoirs of five members of the Wilson-Wade family. Clyde Leroy Roy Wade served in the U. S. Air Force with the 334th Troop Carrier Squadron during World War II, participated in the Berlin Airlift, and returned to active duty during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was also active in the U. S. Air Defense System and in the TEAPOT atomic tests. Hubert Neville Wilson served on the USS Providence during World War II and his wife, Dewilda Helen (Meyer) Wilson...
Dates: 1947-1991