Chris Chandler oral history
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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- Chandler, ChrisMajor. (Person)
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Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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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
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Chandler, Chris Major -- Interviews.
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- Insurgency -- Somalia -- History -- 20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Mogadishu (Somalia) -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Ski troops -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Chris Chandler oral history,2007[videorecording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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