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Log

0:00 Introduction; 1:11 Family; 2:00 Education and Hopes; 3:00 The Draft- Reaction; 4:47 What is an Infantry Man?; 5:52 Assignments Summary; 6:54 Geisha House; 8:13 Korea; 9:38 What was Basic Training Like?; 10:26 Hurry Up and Wait; 11:45 Lessons Learned from Sgt Papper; 13:55 A Day in Basic; 15:20 Advanced Training; 16:56 First impressions of Japan; 19:40 First impressions of Korea; 21:00 Getting to the Shore; 22:00 Wishing to be Home; 23:40 Shift in Mindset Nearing Enemy Lines; 24:25 I was Scared; 24:55 Duties in Korea; 25:21 Episode in Korea; 54:00 The Kid Came Back; 55:10 Typical Day in Korea; 56:00 Holidays Away; 57:42 Skirmish in Korea; 1:02:47 France and the Reserves; 1:05:29 A Day in France; 1:08:24 The Reserves were Wonderful; 1:10:10 Going Back to School; 1:10:42 Return to Civilian Life; 1:11:11 PTSD; 1:12:43 Hard on the Family; 1:13:00 Community Reaction; 1:15:02 Seeing the Statue of Liberty; 1:16:40 Military Training and Civilian Life; 1:18:00 Veterans Groups; 1:19:00 Proud to Serve My Country; 1:20:15 Thank You.

Date of Birth

1931-12-10

Place of Birth

Puerto Rico

Gender

Male

Race

White - Hispanic

Home State

NA

War or Conflict

Korean War

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

January 1952

November 1961

Entrance into Service

Drafted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

25 Infantry Division, C Company (Korea); 77th Infantry Division (Reserves) NYC

Location of Service

Dix (N.J.); Fort Hood (Tex.); Camp Stoneman (Calif.); Japan; Korea; Black River (N.Y.); France

Highest Rank

Sergeant; SGT

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unknown

Medals

Combat Infantry Badge; Korean Service Medal

Achievements

Served as Infantry man.

Note

The veteran was in one skirmish in Korea.

Country of Birth

PR

Interviewer

Rios, Kathleen

Interview Date

Fall 11-21-2017

Location of Interview

Oviedo, Florida

Subjects

Sanchez, Adalberto; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- 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

Rios, Kathleen

Length of Interview

81 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video / mp4; DVD

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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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