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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of David T. Rizzuto
RLIN number: NXCP87-A113
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: The transcript is of taped letters sent by David T. Rizzuto to his family from Vietnam. In the letters he describes his assignment to the 101st Airborne, Vietnam, May-September 1969: city of Hue, effects of war on Vietnamese farmers, combat assault mission on Hamburger Hill, tactical emergency at Chu Lai, relations with fellow pilots, reconnaissance missions, effects of monsoon season on military operations, helicopter crash and injuries.
Extent: Transcript: 148 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rizzuto, David T.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Army helicopter pilot
Document date: 1969
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Military helicopters--United States; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Topics discussed - Other terms: Helicopter pilots; Rizzuto, David T.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016977-12420