Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Harry Jones. Interview conducted by Baker, Keith; Campo, Cody at University of Central Florida- Orlando, FL.

Log

0:33 Biographical information and childhood; 1:40 Parent's occupation; 3:00 Pre-enlistment education; 3:58 Family's feelings on enlistment; 4:18 Basic training; 5:28 Experiences with new people during basic; 6:36 Comparison between his experiences during basic and film depictions; 8:46 Additional training as a medic; 11:17 Medical Technicians School at Andrews AFB; 12:34 Most memorable experience; 12:43 Deployment to Turkey; 12:59 First impressions of Turkey; 14:26 Unit assignment in Turkey (TUSLOG); 19:14 Base condition in Turkey; 21:24 Average day on base; 24:47 Type of equipment carried and used; 25:06 Presence and type of aircraft at AFB; 30:23 Interaction with local population; 30:44 Daily life in Turkey; 31:32 Quality of food at the AFB; 32:10 Working at NATO HQ/ hospital for last year of service; 33:45 Communicating home; 33:55 Most memorable experience while in Turkey; 36:33 Returning to the U.S; 37:24 Reception back home/ transition back to civilian life; 42:51 Contact with military personnel and friends/ veteran's comments; 47:22 Conclusion.

Date of Birth

1942-07-11

Place of Birth

Havre De Grace (Md.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Maryland

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1964-01-01

1968-12-31

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

Tuslog

Location of Service

Andrews Air Force Base (Md.); Turkey

Highest Rank

Airman First Class; A1C

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Havre De Grace

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Baker, Keith; Campo, Cody

Interview Date

9-4-2014

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Jones, Harry L.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Air Force

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

Baker, Keith; Campo, Cody

Length of Interview

49 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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