Streaming Media

Description

Oral history interview of Ramzy Hagi Selim. Interview conducted by Richard Krenz at Ormond Beach, Florida.

Log

0:00 Name, introduction; 0:10 High school programs; 4:25 Training for CAA and Airforce; 8:00 Courting the Airforce; 10:40 Newfoundland; 14:50 New tower chief; 19:30 Getting out of the Airforce; 24:00 Korea; 25:30 Quonset huts and avoiding enemy fire; 27:50 Strike commander; 29:00 Leaving Korea; 34:00 Job opportunities after Korea

Date of Birth

1940-04-10

Place of Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Illinois

War or Conflict

Korean Conflict

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1953-03-05

1958-08-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

Airway and Air Communication

Location of Service

Detroit (Mich.); Tampa (Fla.); Newfoundland; Selma (Ala.); Kimpo Air Force Base (Korea)

Highest Rank

Airman First Class; A1C

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Medals

National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal

Achievements

See the video

City of Birth

Chicago

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Krenz, Richard

Interview Date

3-21-2011

Location of Interview

Ormond Beach, Florida

Subjects

Selim, Ramzy H.; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Air Force; Korea; Newfoundland; Quonset huts

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

Krenz, Richard

Length of Interview

41 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


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