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Document Details


Title: Marius Burke
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Civil Air Transport/Air America Oral History Interviews
Description: Marius Burke served as a helicopter pilot with the United States Marine Corps from 1958-1963. He then joined Air America and served as a helicopter pilot in Southeast Asia until 1975. Marius was present during the last hours and participated in the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975. The first draft of the transcript of this interview is still being reviewed. Check back soon to view it online.
Extent: 66 pages
URL: http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/star/images/OH/OH0127/OH0127.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Burke, Marius
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Helicopter pilot; Military personnel
Document location: Wilksberry, PA
Document date: 09-Jun-2000
Interviewer: Maxner, Stephen
Organizations discussed: CAT/Air America, TX, US
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; Air pilots; Asia; CAT/Air America, TX, US; Helicopters; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces--Civilian employees; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Topics discussed - Other terms: Airdrop; Support mission
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024673-26363