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Manuel Rivera-Santiago Collection

Manuel Rivera-Santiago Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Manuel Rivera-Santiago
State of Birth:
PR
Home State:
PR
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Puerto Rican.
Gender
Male
Race
Hispanic

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1953
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division; Army Corps of Engineers
Location of Service
Puerto Rico; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Eustis, Virginia; Chorwon, Korea; Germany
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1954-1968
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
4th Engineer Brigade; Army Corps of Engineers
Location of Service
United States; Okinawa; Phanom, Thailand; Ben Hoa, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Tet Offensive
Highest Rank
First Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Interviewer:
Coralina McWhorter
Contributor:
B.J. Shorak
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/88481
Subjects:
Rivera-Santiago, Manuel
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Manuel Rivera-Santiago Collection
(AFC/2001/001/88481), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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