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Description

Oral History interview of Bill Blank. Interview conducted by Hanke, Gabrielle at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Date of Birth

1953-05-13

Place of Birth

Neenah (Wis.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Wisconsin

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1971-10-21

1974-10-21

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Headquarters, 68th Battalion, 3rd Armored Division

Highest Rank

Specialist 4th Class; SP4

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

Worked with communications security regarding codes and electronic transmissions tank commanders.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Neenah

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Hanke, Gabrielle

Interview Date

11-21-2014

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Blank, Bill; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- 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

Hanke, Gabrielle

Length of Interview

45 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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