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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
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
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
Interviewer:
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.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Thomas Nelson Moe Collection
(AFC/2001/001/81770), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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