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John Cathcart Smith Collection

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John Cathcart Smith Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Cathcart Smith
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
DE
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1953-1980
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Vietnam; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Panama; Turkey; Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado; San Antonio, Texas; Sheppard Air Force Base, New Mexico; Ramstein Air Base, Germany; Dover Air Force Base, Delaware
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Linebacker I, Operation Linebacker II, Lebanon Crisis
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in the Navy Reserve. The veteran served as a pilot and missile officer.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Sheryl Collins
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/96114
Subjects:
Smith, John Cathcart
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
John Cathcart Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/96114), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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