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Thomas Nelson Moe Collection

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Thomas Nelson Moe Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Thomas Nelson Moe
State of Birth:
DC
Home State:
OH
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1960-1963
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Naval Reserve
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1995
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
480th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 366th Tactical Fighter Wing; 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron; 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron; 16th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron; 421st Tactical Fighter Squadron,
Location of Service
Da Nang Air Base, Vietnam; Hanoi, North Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Rolling Thunder
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The Veteran flew 85 combat missions flying in the F-4 Phantom II in Vietnam. He ejected over North Vietnam on 1/16/1968, spending 1881 days as a prisoner of war (POW). He also served in the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, as Vice Commander Inspector General Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC), and the Air Attaché to the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Tristan Weis
Contributor:
John Boehner
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/John Boehner
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/81770
Subjects:
Moe, Thomas Nelson
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Thomas Nelson Moe Collection
(AFC/2001/001/81770), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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