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Document Details


Title: William S. Chen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Redstone Arsenal Historical Information
Collection: Redstone Arsenal Oral History Interviews
Description: MG William S. Chen was born in Shanghai, China, on 11 November 1939. He entered active duty in the Regular Army in June 1961 upon graduation from the University of Michigan with a BSE in Engineering Mathematics in 1960 and an MSE in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering in 1961. He also graduated from Auburn University with an MBA degree in 1970. General Chen is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, Defense Systems Management College, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
URL: http://www.redstone.army.mil/history/oral/chen.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Chen, William S., 1939-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 11-Nov-1939
Speaker place of birth: Shanghai Shi, China; China; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 53
Document location: Redstone Arsenal, AL
Document date: 09-Jul-1992
Interviewer: Baker, Michael E.; Bowne, James D.; Martel, Claus R.
Historical events discussed: Persian Gulf War, 1991
Locations discussed: Asia; Middle East; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Command of troops; Middle East; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Persian Gulf War, 1991; Persian Gulf War, 1991--Veterans; United States; Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029059-32105