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Chris Chandler oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH264

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Chandler's father, Linwood Chandler and his service with the 1st Mountain Infantry. Chris Chandler then discusses his own military training, being deployed to Guantanamo, Cuba during Haitian unrest, his unit's replacement for the 122nd Infantry Regiment in Mogadishu, Somalia. He describes the ambushes, missions, and actions he participated in, as well as the rules of engagement.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Major Chris Chandler is the son of Linwood R. Chandler (1922-2001), a Staff Sergeant with the 10th Mountain Division's 86th, 87th and 90th Infantry Regiments during WWII. Major Chandler is a member of the current 10th Mountain Division based at Ft. Drum, N.Y. He joined the division as a 1st Ranger combat medic in 1983 and was a member of the Syracuse, N.Y. National Guard. Chandler has served on active duty as a medical platoon leader in Cuba, and Somalia.


1 videodisc(s) (DVD)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Chris Chandler;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Finding Aid for the Chris Chandler oral history,2007[videorecording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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