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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
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
Interviewer:
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.
Prisoners 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:   2/22/2013

 

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