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Richard J. Rogala Collection

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Richard J. Rogala Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard J. Rogala
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1967-1969
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Pueblo
Location of Service
Japan; North Korea
Battles/Campaigns
USS Pueblo Incident
Highest Rank
Storekeeper Third Class
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Rogala served in the US Navy Reserve. He was serving on board the USS Pueblo when it was captured by the North Koreans on 1/23/1968, and spent 11 months as a prisoner of war (POW).

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Photograph: Digital print [11 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Cornelius O'Shea
Contributor:
Kate Wolicki
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Niles Public Library District
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/65963
Subjects:
Rogala, Richard J.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Richard J. Rogala Collection
(AFC/2001/001/65963), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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