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Document Details


Title: Wilson Harrison
Local code: OH0290
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Wilson M. Harrison, originally from Richton, Mississippi, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 until 1993. He served various tours in Southeast Asia as a C130 Crew Chief between 1966 and 1975. Flying out of Yakoda and Tachakawa, Japan, Wilson, served with the 834th ALD, 6091st Reconnaissance Detachment, the 6220th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and the 556th Reconnaissance Squadron. In 1975, flying out of the Philippines, he assisted in the evacuation of South Vietnam. OH0290 - part of the Wilson Harrison Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Harrison, Wilson
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
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: OHI0025319-27170