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Description

Oral History interview of Barbara Gannon. Interview conducted by Walsh, Tom at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla

Date of Birth

1957-12-10

Place of Birth

Toronto (Ont.)

Gender

Female

Race

White - Non Hispanic

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1977-11-21

1981-11-20

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Company A-25th Signal Battalion; 35th Signal Brigade; 18th Airborne Corp.

Location of Service

Fort Bragg (N.C.); Fort Gordon (Ga.)

Highest Rank

Sergeant; SGT

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Medals

Army Commendation Medal

Achievements

Coed Basic training, one of the first classes.

Note

Army Commendation Medal awarded with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

City of Birth

Toronto

Country of Birth

Canada

Interviewer

Walsh, Tom

Interview Date

11-13-2014

Location of Interview

the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla

Subjects

Gannon, Barbara; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; 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

Contributors

Walsh, Tom

Length of Interview

47 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage; Video

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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