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Description

Oral History interview of William J. Johnson. Interview conducted by Hiltz, Killian; Grossi, Jared at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Date of Birth

1949-05-24

Place of Birth

Brooklyn (N.Y.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

New York

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1967-01-01

2008-10-01

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

AFSC- Air Traffic Control

Location of Service

Vietnam

Highest Rank

Master Sergeant; MSgt

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Operation Desert Storm

Achievements

See the video.

Note

Fought in Vietnam for 2 years.

City of Birth

Brooklyn

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Hiltz, Killian; Grossi, Jared

Interview Date

10-8-2014

Location of Interview

the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Subjects

Johnson, William J.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; Operation Desert Storm; United States. Air Force

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

Hiltz, Killian; Grossi, Jared

Length of Interview

78 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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