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Description

Oral History interview of Charles Hinkle. Interview conducted by Campbell, Tyler; Dunn, Robin at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Date of Birth

1948-08-16

Place of Birth

Greeneville (Tenn.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Tennessee

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1970-05-01

1976-08-16

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Naval Reserve

Unit of Service

Signalman Unit, Operations Division; U.S.S. Suribachi (AE-21)

Location of Service

Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); U.S.S. Suribachi

Highest Rank

Signalman 2nd Class Petty Officer; SM2

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Linebacker II

Medals

Vietnam Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal

Achievements

Signalman - visual communications underway and during unrep; Anchor watch in Port and Shore Patrol in Port.

City of Birth

Greeneville

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Campbell, Tyler; Dunn, Robin

Interview Date

10-8-2014

Location of Interview

Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) U.S.S. Suribachi

Subjects

Hinkle, Charles R.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Naval Reserve

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

Campbell, Tyler; Dunn, Robin

Length of Interview

40 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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