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Floyd Harold Kushner Collection

Floyd Harold Kushner Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Floyd Harold Kushner
State of Birth:
HI
Home State:
FL
Note:
Veteran is a medical doctor (MD).
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1964-1977
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
Location of Service:
Hawaii; LZ Two Bits, Vietnam; Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Peru; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Pensacola, Florida
Highest Rank:
Colonel
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
The Veteran served as a flight surgeon. He was captured west of Tam Ky, South Vietnam by the Viet Cong (VC) on 12/2/1967 after a helicopter crash. He spent 1,933 days as a prisoner of war (POW), being released during Operation Homecoming on 3/16/1973. He served in the Army Reserves from 1977 to 1986.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Photographic print [2 items] --Portrait
Interviewer:
Alice Stratton
Contributor:
Alice Stratton
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/65249
Subjects:
Kushner, Floyd Harold
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Floyd Harold Kushner Collection
(AFC/2001/001/65249), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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