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Leonard L. Boswell Collection

Leonard L. Boswell Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Leonard L. Boswell
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
IA
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1956-1976
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
250th Field Artillery Rocket Battalion; Headquarters, 3rd Army Missile Command; Headquarters Battery, 2nd Howitzer Battalion, 28th Field Artillery
Location of Service:
Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Chaffee, Arkansas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Wolters and Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Germany; Fort Riley, Kansas; Ban Me Thuot, Pleiku, Soc Trang, and Can Tho, Vietnam; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Lisbon, Portugal; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran also served in the Headquarters Battery, 3rd Howitzer Battalion, 30th Field Artillery; Combat Support Flight and Aerial Survey Platoon and Headquarters Company, 8th Aviation Company, 8th Infantry Division; 1st Infantry Division; Company A, 1st Aviation Battalion; A Company and Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade; Headquarters Company, 307th Combat Aviation Battalion, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade; Commander, 336th Assault Helicopter Company; Battalion Commander, 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team; and 155th Aviation Company. Veteran served two one-year tours of duty as an assault helicopter pilot in Vietnam.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [4 items] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [3 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [14 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [9 items] --Typewritten document
Computer File: CD [1 item] --Multiple types of electronic files
Video: DVD [2 items] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Edwin Perry
Contributor:
Leonard Boswell
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/11908
Subjects:
Boswell, Leonard L.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Leonard L. Boswell Collection
(AFC/2001/001/11908), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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