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Bruce P. Crandall Collection

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Bruce P. Crandall Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Bruce P. Crandall
State of Birth:
WA
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1953-1977
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
11th Air Assault Division; Dominican Republic Expeditionary Force; XVIII Airborne Corps; Company A, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division; 5th Engineer Combat Battalion
Location of Service
Wheelus Air Base, Libya; Central America; South America; Howard Air Force Base, Panama; Costa Rica; Landing Zone (LZ) X-Ray, Vietnam; Ia Drang, Vietnam; Bangkok, Thailand; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; California; Caracas, Venezuela
Battles/Campaigns
Ia Drang Valley, Operation Masher
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service during the battle in the Ia Drang Valley on 11/14/1965. He also served in the Defense Mapping Agency and as senior engineer advisor to the California Army National Guard.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89649
Subjects:
Crandall, Bruce P.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Bruce P. Crandall Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89649), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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