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Thomas Delfin Baca Collection

Thomas Delfin Baca Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Thomas Delfin Baca
State of Birth:
NM
Home State:
NM
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1963-1983
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
United States; Europe; Cau Song Be, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Junction City
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran piloted a Bell UH-1 "Huey" Helicopter in the 5/14/1967 rescue mission at Cau Song Be, Vietnam on the last day of Operation Junction City. The veteran first enlisted, achieving the rank of Sergeant, then went into the Warrant Officer program, achieving the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Two (CW2), and lastly rose to the officer rank of Major.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: [1 item] -- Television broadcast
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [7 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Lee Courtnage
Contributor:
Lee Courtnage
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
OASIS of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76420
Subjects:
Baca, Thomas Delfin
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Thomas Delfin Baca Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76420), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-08
 

 

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