Oral History interview of Della Barnocky. Interview conducted by Sanchez, Lara at Veteran's Home in Oviedo, FL.
0:00 Introduction; 0:28 Birth Date and Location; 0:40 Parents Jobs; 0:46 Family Size; 0:53 Childhood; 1:27 Family in the Military; 1:47 Education before the Military; 2:15 Employment Prior to the Military; 2:42 Motivation to join the Military; 3:21 Family's reaction to joining; 3:50 First days in Military; 4:38 Opinion of Military; 4:54 Race interactions in the 60s; 6:00 Friends in the Military; 6:28 Instructors in the Military; 6:45 Previous Medical experience; 7:18 Specialty area; 7:50 Notification of stationing to Germany; 8:57 Going to Germany; 10:53 Assignment in Germany; 11:40 Favorite part of being in Germany; 13:22 Interaction with others; 13:49 Meeting Husband Differences; 15:06 Living in Germany Hierarchy; 15:51 Of Nurse's Corps; 16:39 Vivid Memories of being in service; 18:40 Starting of Family; 19:38 Career after Military; 20:49 Contact with friends in service; 21:21 Ending discussion; 22:10 Visiting to Berlin.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
U.S. Air Force
Unit of Service
USAF Wilford Hall Hospital, San Antonio, Texas; 7310 USAF Dispensary (USAFE)
Location of Service
First Lieutenant; 1stLt
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
See the video
City of Birth
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Veteran's Home in Oviedo, FL.
Barnocky, Della; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; United States. Air Force
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
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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UCF Community Veterans History Project
Central Florida, RICHES of, "Barnocky, Della interview" (2015). Veterans Oral Histories. 338.