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George Lindsay Alton, III Collection

George Lindsay Alton, III Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George Lindsay Alton, III
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
ID
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1966-1972
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
E Company, 75th Rangers; 3rd Battalion, 326th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division; 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Carson, Colorado; Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Tet Counteroffensive
Highest Rank
Specialist Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in fire direction control, as a mortar team leader, and as a radio operator.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Darren Robarts
Contributor:
Barry Hill
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Warhawk Air Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/117490
Subjects:
Alton III, George Lindsay
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
George Lindsay Alton, III Collection
(AFC/2001/001/117490), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2021-04-29
 

 

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