Oral History Interview with William F. Collier, February 17, 2013

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Interview with William F. Collier, Marine veteran and Air America helicopter pilot, for the Air America Oral History Project. The interview includes Collier's personal experiences as a Marine helicopter pilot in Vietnam, living with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, living in Thailand, search and rescue missions, and the Marine Aviation Cadet program, as well as his early love of aviation, interaction with the local populations in Southeast Asia, rumors about Air America, thoughts on the Air America movie, leaving Air America, and his thoughts on U.S. involvement in Laos as well as his own involvement. The interview includes an appendix with a ... continued below

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118, [13] p. ; 28 cm.

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Ferguson, J. Michael & Collier, William F. February 17, 2013.

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Interview with William F. Collier, Marine veteran and Air America helicopter pilot, for the Air America Oral History Project. The interview includes Collier's personal experiences as a Marine helicopter pilot in Vietnam, living with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, living in Thailand, search and rescue missions, and the Marine Aviation Cadet program, as well as his early love of aviation, interaction with the local populations in Southeast Asia, rumors about Air America, thoughts on the Air America movie, leaving Air America, and his thoughts on U.S. involvement in Laos as well as his own involvement. The interview includes an appendix with a short story written by Collier.

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118, [13] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • February 17, 2013

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  • 1943 - February 2013

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  • July 15, 2014, 5:33 a.m.

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Ferguson, J. Michael & Collier, William F. Oral History Interview with William F. Collier, February 17, 2013, book, February 17, 2013; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306991/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.