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Description

Oral history interview of Joseph Anthony Giunta Jr.. Interview conducted by Manuel Cintron at Orlando, FL.

Log

0:00-7:30 Training and reason for serving; 7:30-25:00 Deployment to Gulf War conflict; 25:00-32:00 Beginning of campaign; 32:00 Crossing the border and entering combat

Date of Birth

September 1956

Place of Birth

Bowie (Md.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Maryland

War or Conflict

Persian Gulf War; Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

4-67 Armor Battalion, 3rd Armored Division

Location of Service

Kuwait; Iraq

Highest Rank

Lieutenant Colonel LTC

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Defense of Kuwait; Liberation of Kuwait

Medals

Bronze Star Medal; Legion of Merit; Kuwait Liberation Medal; National Defense Service Ribbon

Achievements

Tank Company Commander

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Cintron, Manuel

Interview Date

11-23-2010

Location of Interview

Orlando, Florida

Subjects

Guinta, Joseph A., Jr.; 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

Length of Interview

45 minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Audio, Sound

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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