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Document Details


Title: Allen Trott
Local code: OH0272
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Allen L. (Buck) Trott, Jr., originally from Washington, DC, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 until 1980 and retired a Colonel. Buck served briefly in the U.S. Coast Guard before completing his B.A. at the University of Maryland. After graduation, he joined the Air Force in 1953 and was stationed at various places around the United States and Europe, including a number of years in Strategic Air Command as a B-47 pilot and a two year tour at the Pentagon where he worked with the SR-71 project. Buck went to Vietnam in December 1968 as a KC-123 pilot in Operation RANCH HAND with the 12th Special Operations Squadron stationed at Bien Hoa. He also worked as a Targeting Officer and Operations Officer. By the time he left in December 1969, Buck had flown 235 combat defoliation missions. OH0272 - part of the Allen Trott, Jr. Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Trott, Allen
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: District of Columbia; 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: OHI0025452-27297