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Dale Virgil Raebel Collection

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Dale Virgil Raebel Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Dale Virgil Raebel
State of Birth:
SD
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1961-1989
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
VP-30 (Patrol Squadron); VFA-37 (Attack Squadron); USS Saratoga (CV 60); USS Midway (CV 41)
Location of Service:
Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida; Meridian, Mississippi; Monterey, California; NAS Cecil Field, Florida; Vietnam, Washington, DC
Highest Rank:
Captain
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran flew 75 combat missions. On 8/17/1972, he was shot down by a surface to air missile, captured and remained a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. He was released during Operation Homecoming on 3/29/1973.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [9 items] --Photographs
Interviewer:
Alice Stratton
Contributor:
Alice Stratton
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/85136
Subjects:
Raebel, Dale Virgil
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Dale Virgil Raebel Collection
(AFC/2001/001/85136), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   10/12/2012

 

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