Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Dan Schulz. Interview conducted by Schulz, Dan at University of Central Florida.

Log

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

1930-06-30

Place of Birth

Winona (Minn.)

Gender

Male

Race

Unknown

Home State

Minnesota

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1951-07-21

1955-12-21

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Patrol Squad 6 Barbers Point Hawaii (Naval Pilot)

Location of Service

Guam; Philipines; Alaska

Highest Rank

Lieutenant Junior Grade; LTJG

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Achievements

Navy Pilot flying P2V Neptune Patrol Bombers, Anti Sub duty and general patrol

Note

"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

Winona

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Schulz, Dan

Interview Date

2-9-2016

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida.

Subjects

Schulz, Dan; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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

Schulz, Dan

Length of Interview

73 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

Semester

Spring


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