Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of William Reynolds. Interview conducted by Paddock, Erich at Veteran's Residence.

Log

0:44 Birthplace; 1:02 Parents; 1:40 Siblings; 2:02 Before Service; 2:22 Education; 2:41 Joining the Navy; 2:58 Boot Camp; 3:26 Processing; 4:19 Uniform; 5:12 First Day of Training; 5:40 Adapting to Navy Life; 6:31 Leadership; 10:03 Respecting Authority; 10:53 Photograph; 11:27 Basic Training Graduation; 12:09 Vision for a New Life; 13:17 College Education, Wife; 14:22 Naval Air Station Patuxent River; 15:22 VR1 Patuxent River; 15:51 Stationed at Williamsburg; 16:30 Medals and Citations; 17:33 Lessons From the Navy; 18:10 Civilian Life; 19:15 Advanced History; 20:28 Theological Seminary; 20:48 Working With Hands; 21:22 Studying Theology; 22:50 Travels In Europe; 25:44 Missionary Work; 27:02 Family Service; 29:02 Family Reaction, Uncle; 31:16 Closing Comments; 32:03 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1931-07-11

Place of Birth

Lexington (Ky.)

Gender

Male

Race

Unknown

Home State

Kentucky

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1951-01-18

1954-11-12

Entrance into Service

Unknown

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

VRI Patuxent River Naval Air station; CHB "1; NSC, Williamsburg, VA

Location of Service

Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Md.); Williamsburg (Va.)

Highest Rank

Personnelman Petty Officer 2nd Class; PN2

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Ribbon

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

"Would like to discuss Lockheed-Martin flawed planes that caused deaths in exercises while in Patuxent River assignment." - The Veteran.

City of Birth

Lexington

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Paddock, Erich

Interview Date

Fall 11-8-2016

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Reynolds, William R.; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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

Paddock, Erich

Length of Interview

33 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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Fall


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