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    • Interview with Robert D. Gaylor

    • United States. Air Force.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
    • Gaylor enlisted in the Air Force in 1948 and served for over 30 years. He was involved in US efforts in Korea and Southeast Asia. He was a Chief Master Sergeant at the time of his retirement. Topics: Segregation, Korean War, women in the military
    • Interview with Bill Reese, 2009

    • United States. Air Force--Biography.; Air pilots.; Aeronautics, Military.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American.
    • Personal history of Bill Reese who was born in California during the Depression, including his Air Force training and service, particularly as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War.
    • Interview with Major General (retired) John M. Bennett, 1984.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
    • San Antonio, Texas San Antonio banker John M. Bennett recalls his historic role as the leader of a two major bombing operations of World War II. Bennett, descended from the Bennett and Armstrong ranching families of South Texas, recalls both the...
    • Interview with Jerri D. Mitchell

    • United States. Air Force.; United States--Armed Forces--Women.;
    • Mitchell enlisted in the Air Force in 1977 and served until 1993, retiring as a Master Sergeant. She has worked at Lackland AFB in civil service and at UTSA as a lecturer in the History Department. Topics: Air Force experience, basic Training,...
    • Interview with Fred J. Wilkins, 1977

    • United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
    • San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
    • Interview with Richard Adams

    • United States. Marine Corps.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
    • Adams was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He served in the Marine Corps from 1950-1967, with 5 years spent on active duty in Southeast Asia Topics: Marine Corps, Philippines, Korean War, Japan
    • Interview with Gene S. McIntyre

    • United States. Navy.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.;
    • From Tenneessee, McIntyre enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 20. He joined the US Navy in 1942. Topics: experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force and US Navy during World War II, flying
    • Interview with Richard Zeni

    • United States--Armed Forces.;
    • Richard Zeni, October 22, 2005 Zeni served inteh US Navy Reserve from 1943-1946, the US Naval Air Reserves from 1946-1969 and the US Naval Retired Reserves from 1969-1984. Topics: experiences in Reserves
    • Interview with Ben H. Settles, 1984

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Longhorn cattle.
    • San Antonio, Texas Ben Settles, Colonel, USAF, Retired, relates his personal history which includes his military service during World War II, post-war service, and raising and improvement of the longhorn cattle breed.
    • Interview with John Kuborn

    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives.; United States. Air Force.;
    • John Kuborn, November 30, 2004 From Wisconsin, Kuborn enlisted in the Air Force in 1961. He served 3 tours in Vietnam and retired in 1980 as a Master Sergeant. Topics: Vietnam War experience, Tet Offensive, military leave
    • Interview with Doug Holden, 2009.

    • Military Intelligence.;University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
    • Doug Holden tells of his experience in military communications security which began during World War II and the formation of Military intelligence agencies. Following his retirement, Holden describes his volunteer work, which includes teaching at...
    • Interview with Lillian Dunlap, April 19, 1997

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Women and the military--United States.; Military nursing; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews;
    • Nurse; Retired Brigadier General, Army. Only the second woman to become a general officer in the Army’s history; the first Texas woman to attain the status of brigadier general; inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame; Instrumental in founding...
    • Interview with Brigadier General Lillian Dunlap, U.S. Army Nurse Corps retired, 1990

    • United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
    • Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
    • Interview with Jack Newman, 1979.

    • HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).;
    • Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
    • Interview with Agnes Maye Arrington

    • Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.; United States. Air Force.; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female.;
    • Arrington enlisted in the Army in September 1941 after finishing nursing school. She served in the Pacific Theater during WWII in the Army and the Korean War in the Air Force. Arrington retired from the Air Force Nurse Corps as a Lieutenant...
    • Interview with Slade D. Cutter, Captain, USN Retired, 1984

    • Submarine warfare.; Pearl Harbor, attack on, 1941.; World War 1939-1945--Naval operations, submarines.
    • World War II submarine commands during which he sunk 19 enemy vessels, the second highest tally among American sub commanders. Cutter's observations and opinions are historic -- from his views that inferior Japanese radar was a major factor in the...
    • Interview with William Elder Sankey, 1976

    • Dentristry, Military.;United States. Army. Air Corps.;Fort Sam Houston (Tex.).;San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
    • San Antonio, Texas Colonel William Sankey recounts personal history, early history of the Air Corps while it was still a part of the Army, his experiences at Fort Sam Houston and other military posts, particularly the use of airplanes for military...


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