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Alvin Henry Plucker Collection

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Alvin Henry Plucker Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Alvin Henry Plucker
State of Birth:
NM
Home State:
CO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1970
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Hornet (CVS 12); USS Pueblo (AGER 2)
Location of Service
United States; Vietnam; Korea
Battles/Campaigns
Pueblo Crisis
Highest Rank
E-5
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran's ship the USS Pueblo was captured by North Korea on 01/23/1968. He was a prisoner of war (POW) from 01/23/1968 to 12/23/1968.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Bradley Hoopes
Contributor:
Bradley Hoopes
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Remember and Honor, Windsor
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/93261
Subjects:
Plucker, Alvin Henry
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Alvin Henry Plucker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/93261), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-08-18
 

 

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