Little Rock: An Active Duty Army Participant Remembers

Heath Twichell
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Colonel Heath Twichell fought during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, and later became a published historian and a member of the faculty at the Naval War College in Newport, RI. In this interview, he discusses his recollections of serving with the 101st Airborne Division when it was deployed to facilitate the integration of Little Rock Central High School in 1957, a key event in the civil rights movement.

VIDEO DETAILS

topics Courage Civilians Military Techniques
interviewer Major Russ Vanderlugt
date 10 December 2013

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Heath Twichell
institution USMA
graduation year 1956
service Army
unit 101st Airborne Division
specialty Infantry
service dates 1956 1980
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