Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Henry Martin. Interview conducted by Savich, James at Martin Residence.

Log

2:56 Reason why he decided to volunteer for the military; 14:05 VFW treatment towards Vietnam veterans; 16:20 What happened when he came home from Vietnam; 17:30 Orphanage work; 30:00 Bunkers throughout Vietnam; 35:00 Near death experience; 40:00 Family members in the military; 43:00 Tips for transition back to civilian life; 45:00 Drug problems in the military; 50:00 Rebuilding of South Korea.

Date of Birth

July 1941

Place of Birth

Sayre (Pa.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Pennsylvania

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Location of Service

Italy; Germany; Vietnam; Korea

Highest Rank

Sergeant First Class; SFC

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

Yes

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; Instructor of the Month

Achievements

See the video

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Carroquino, Carmen

Interview Date

3-24-2012

Location of Interview

VFW in Winter Springs

Subjects

Martin, Henry A.; United States. Army

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Length of Interview

41 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage, Video, Sound, Audio

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

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