Brinkman, William (Interview outline and video), 2009

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Title

Brinkman, William (Interview outline and video), 2009

Contributor

Jenkins, Sara (Interviewer)

Description

After graduating from a military academy, William Brinkman attended Officer's Candidate School where he was given a commission as 2nd Lieutenant. He served during the Korean War, but his division, and a couple of others, were sent to Germany, instead, to guard against the Russians. He served in the 102nd Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division. He also tells the story of his OCS classmate, Doc O'Donnell, who was killed in Korea. After the war, he worked for Martin Marietta and was involved with the space program.

Date

2009-11-27

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

BrinkmanW

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Brinkman, William, “Brinkman, William (Interview outline and video), 2009,” Digital Collections, accessed May 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/27145.
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