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Gary George Wetzel Collection

Gary George Wetzel Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Gary George Wetzel
State of Birth:
WI
Home State:
WI
Note
MV01 is housed in the collection of George H. O'Brien Jr. AFC 2001/001/89759 as MV02. MV02 is housed in the collection of Melvin Earl Biddle AFC 2001/001/89628 as MV03.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1965-1968
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
173rd Assault Helicopter Company, 11th Combat Aviation Battalion
Location of Service
Ap Dong An, Vietnam
Highest Rank
Specialist Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service near Ap Dong An after his helicopter was shot down on 01/08/1968.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89821
Subjects:
Wetzel, Gary George
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Gary George Wetzel Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89821), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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