Purple Heart recipients' interviews

Purple Heart recipients' interviews

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Title: Purple Heart recipients' interviews
Dates: circa 1999
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2999

Biographical/Historical Note

"The Purple Heart, per regulation is awarded in the name of the President of the United States to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the U.S. Armed Services after April 5, 1917 has been wounded, killed, or has died after being wounded." -- "History." National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. http://www.thepurpleheart.com/history/ (Retrieved October 1, 2009)


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seventeen video tapes of interviews of North East Georgia Chapter 513 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart members relating their war experiences and how they received their purple heart[s]. The conflicts in which they participated included World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf war. Among the seventeen interviewed were Richard J. Olsen, Hugh A. Brown, Leo S. Jensen, and W.C. Moncus.


Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.


Index Terms

Brown, Hugh A. -- Interviews
Interviews.
Jensen, Leo Stanley, 1925- -- Interviews
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American.
Moncus, William C. -- Interviews
Olsen, Richard J., Purple Heart recipient -- Interviews
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal narratives, American.
Purple Heart.
Veterans--Interviews.
Videocassettes.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Purple Heart recipients' interviews. MS 2999. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxItem
11Hugh Brown
 
2Gene Cook
 
3Eli Culbertson
 
4Olin Hardy
 
5L.P. "Dixie" Henderson
 
6Frank Ivy
 
7Leo Jensen
 
8Sam Katzman
 
9George Langdale
 
10W.C. Moncus
 
11Dan O'Connor
 
12Richard Olsen
 
13Roy Powers
 
BoxItem
21Arnold Tye
 
2Leon Wilson
 
3William York
 
4A.R. Yoshizawa