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Document Details


Title: Walt Boomer
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Public Broadcasting Service. Frontline
Collection: Gulf War Oral History
Description: General Walt Boomer (Marine Air-Ground Commander) Q: What did the battle at Khafji tell you about the Iraqis? Boomer: As I began to piece it together after, it told me three things-- One, you need to be able to move, shoot, communicate at the same time…
URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gulf/oral/boomer/1.html
Original Language: English
Speaker: Boomer, Walter Eugene, 1938-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 22-Sep-1938
Speaker place of birth: North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England; United Nations
Historical events discussed: Persian Gulf War, 1991
Locations discussed: Asia; Iraq; Kuwait; North America; Saudi Arabia; Southwest Asia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England; Command of troops; Iraq; Kuwait; Military occupation; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Persian Gulf War, 1991; Saudi Arabia; Southwest Asia; United Nations; United States; United States--Military history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028782-31725