Oral History interview of Dan Schulz. Interview conducted by Schulz, Dan at University of Central Florida.
0:00 Introduction; 0:55 Birth/Early childhood; 4:05 College/Work; 5:20 Peacetime Draft/Family Background; 8:01 Choices/National Guard; 10:00 North Korea strikes South Korea; 12:00 Enlisted; 13:55 McArthur/ Inchon Landing; 14:49 National Guard Division activated; 15:55 Draft Deferments for College; 17:02 Training in Pensacola; 21:01 Flight Training; 25:43 San Diego ASW school; 26:40 Unit relationship; 30:00 Training cycle - Barbers Point; 31:20 Memorable Experiences – Guam; 37:35 Guam/ Entertainment & Keeping in touch; 37:55 Philippines; 39:20 Hong Kong; 44:39 Christmas Day Guam Typhoon; 45:35 Deployed in Kodiak; 46:59 "The High and the Mighty" Flight; 55:00 Kodiak, Alaska; 57:58 Hawaii; 59:25 Leaving service/ New family life; 1:02:00 Supervisors; 1:03:38 Minneapolis Aquatennial; 1:04:15 Coming back from Philippines; 1:05:38 Vietnam; 1:10:07 SR- 71 Blackbird; 1:12:39 Complete.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
War or Conflict
Cold War Era
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Patrol Squad 6 Barbers Point Hawaii (Naval Pilot)
Location of Service
Guam; Philipines; Alaska
Lieutenant Junior Grade; LTJG
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Navy Pilot flying P2V Neptune Patrol Bombers, Anti Sub duty and general patrol
"Was in Minnesota National Guard for two years. Joined Naval aviation when Korean war broke out. Lost an engine half way from Hawaii to California, and set record for longest flight on one engine. Became an Airline Pilot for 34 years. Was flying during Vietnam for airline to fly troops and cargo to and from Vietnam." - The interviewer.
City of Birth
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
University of Central Florida.
Schulz, Dan; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy
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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Central Florida, RICHES, "Schulz, Dan interview" (2016). Veterans Oral Histories. 441.