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Document Details


Title: Robert Fischer
Local code: OH0280
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Robert H. Fischer, originally from Abington, Pennsylvania, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 until 1969. Between 1962 and 1965, based out of Tachikawa, Japan, he flew cargo missions in the C-124 around Southeast Asia, including missions into the Republic of South Vietnam. From 1965 until 1967, he flew C-141s out of Dover AFB all over the world, including stops in South Vietnam. Bob went to Vietnam in July 1967 as part of the 12th Air Commando Squadron stationed at Bien Hoa as a RANCH HAND Pilot and Chief Pilot. During his year in country, he flew 400 spray and cargo missions. Bob is a 1960 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and serevd in the Air Force Reserve from 1969 until 1990. OH0280 - part of the Robert Fischer Collection
Extent: 56 pages
URL: http://star.vietnam.ttu.edu/cgi-bin/starfetch.exe?PC@HCXQ8i7s2FaslQW@1uMox3Llj@P8DZ.UIe3WyJAQn4r58Sy@b6L3zz3aJnO4FtBa8EL4jyYz19Sz0Gf1BZhhHuTF0Fy8t/OH0280.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2003 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fischer, Robert
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Abington, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: 20-Mar-2003
Interviewer: Verrone, Richard Burks
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025294-27142