Interview with Sergeant Tom Collins [October 14, 2012]
 


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Lingo, Joseph

and Collins, Tom, “Interview with Sergeant Tom Collins [October 14, 2012],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 26, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/38174.


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Title

Interview with Sergeant Tom Collins [October 14, 2012]

Description

Sergeant Tom Collins, born in 1943 in Philadelphia, was drafted during the Vietnam War and went to Fort Bragg in North Carolina for his basic training. He entered the army and was trained as a military policeman. He served in Saigon on a patrol squad. He says to this day, even in civilian life, he doesn't trust people he doesn't know after his experience in the military and having to constantly be on the look-out.

Subject

Collins, Tom
Veterans
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United States
Personal narratives, American
Interviews

Creator

Lingo, Joseph

Collins, Tom

Rights

Copyright for the Veterans Oral History Project's audio and transcripts is held by Appalachian State University. These materials are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used.

Language

English
English

Type

Oral History

Identifier

5018_Collins_Tom_2012_1014_M
5018_Collins_Tom_20121014_audio_A

Interviewee

Collins, Tom

Interviewer

Lingo, Joseph

Interview Date

10/14/2012

Duration

0:51:50

Date digitized

2/5/2015

File size

59.6 KB
118 MB

Equipment

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Resolution

300

Scanned by

Leah McManus

Number of pages

12

Checksum

a86579bd35619a295936d42d1f3c7e29
142d6d37781e4065eace3aded14cf064

Format, original

Electronic File

Format, digital

MP3

Military Branch

U.S. Army

Recording rate

48000kzh x 16 bit

Officer Rank

Sergeant