Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of pete fortin. Interview conducted by Rachels, Cody; Clayton, Daniel at Orlando, FL.

Place of Birth

Sanford (Me.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Maine

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1974-06-20

1996-05-31

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Boot Camp Orlando June 74-Aug 74. USS Puget Sound AD 38. USS Midway CV-41. USS McKee AS 41. USS FIFE DD-991. USS TRUXTUN CGN35. Subase Groton CT. Naval Station San Diego. Naval Air Station Brunswick Maine. Naval Reserve Center Portland Maine.

Location of Service

San Diego (Calif.)

Highest Rank

Petty Officer 1st Class

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

Yes

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Navy Achievement Medal

Achievements

Navy achievement medal for helping save 16 passengers on a HH-46 that crashed on deck USS Fife dd991 Sept 1st 1985.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Sanford

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Rachels, Cody; Clayton, Daniel

Interview Date

Fall 10-6-2016

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Fortin, Peter; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- 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

Rachels, Cody; Clayton, Daniel

Length of Interview

40 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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