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Description

Oral History interview of Lucius V. Reeves. Interview conducted by Moriarty, Chris; Sato-Stetson, Mia at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Date of Birth

1938-02-14

Place of Birth

Magnolia (Miss.)

Gender

Male

Race

Black or African American

Home State

Mississippi

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

101st Airborne Division

Location of Service

Fort Campbell (Ky.)

Highest Rank

Major; MAJ

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Yes

Medals

Bronze Star Medal; Distinguished Service Cross

Achievements

Company Commander whom under, the U.S. Army‘s Center of Military History was created; Was named Senior Parachutist; Graduated from Ranger School.

Note

Was awarded 2 of his 3 Bronze Stars for Valor; Was awarded 2 Distinguished Service Crosses.

City of Birth

Magnolia

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Moriarty, Chris; Sato-Stetson, Mia

Interview Date

10-8-2014

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Subjects

Reeves, Lucius V.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; 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

Moriarty, Chris; Sato-Stetson, Mia

Length of Interview

44 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

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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