Oral history interview of Charles Winquist. Interview conducted by David Espinal via Zoom due to COVID-19 in Orlando, Florida on July 1, 2020. Interview topics include commissioning into the Air Force, training, duty stations with the 376 bombardment wing and Strategic Air Command. Personal impressions of Vietnam War and career after service are also discussed.
Date of Birth
Location of Interview
Virtual via Zoom in Orlando, FL
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
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Winquist, Charles Jack interview" (2020). Veterans Oral Histories. 669.