Oral history interview with Robin O'Brien

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Robin O'Brien
Creator:
O'Brien, Robin
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
Veterans--Interviews
United States--Armed Forces--Medical personnel
Air warfare
United States. Army. Special Forces
United States. Army. Special Forces--Military life
Families of military personnel--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Veterans
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans
Korean War, 1950-1953--Casualties
Location:
Korea, 37.663998, 127.978458
Vietnam, 14.058324, 108.277199
United States, 39.76, -98.5
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
Robin O'Brien served as a medic during the Korean War and in the 219th Aviation Battalion in Vietnam, where he was forward air controller in support of Special Forces. In this interview, O'Brien explains the differences between the air war and the ground war and comments on the sacrifices military families make.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-kLKJNfUiY
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [interview title], Veterans History Project, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 interview (circa 2 mins.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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