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Carlton Harris Platt Collection

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Carlton Harris Platt Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Carlton Harris Platt
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1989-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
New Jersey Air National Guard
Location of Service
Panama
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1957-1961
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
355th Tactical Fighter Squadron; 814th Aircraft Support Squadron; Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Location of Service
Laughlin Army Air Field, Texas; Westover Field, Massachusetts; Sheppard Field, Texas; Atlantic City, New Jersey
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an aircraft mechanic, flight engineer and maintenance controller.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1962-1993
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
New Jersey Air National Guard
Location of Service
Pomona, New Jersey; Myrtle Beach Army Air Field, South Carolina; Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand; Phu Cat Air Base, Vietnam
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [3 items] -- Photographs
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
John Horn
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89139
Subjects:
Platt, Carlton Harris
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Carlton Harris Platt Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89139), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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