Frank Sullo Oral History Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Frank Sullo Oral History Interview

Description

Mr. Sullo describes his experience during the Vietnam War.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Frank Sullo

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

5/1/2018

Contributor

Frank Sullo

Format

MP3

Identifier

2016.006.012

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ruth Rosner

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Frank Sullo

Location

Grinton I. Will Library

Original Format

Audio Recording

Duration

46:48

Time Summary

1:40- Enlistment into the Army.
2:19-Discussion of future mayor John Spencer and Frank's friend Richie.
4:40-The smell of Vietnam.
6:16-Frank's first day in Vietnam.
7:37-Earning the Bronze Star.
9:34-Frank's admiration for officers in his unit.
11:24-Tomatoes thrown at veterans upon working to the U.S.
12:34-Nightmares Frank has about the Vietnam War.
14:12-Self-preservation while in combat.
16:24-The side effects of Agent Orange.
20:07-Frank working with Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans.
20:54-Frank giving candy to children in Vietnam during the war.
22:17-Atrocities committed by the Vietnamese forces.
32:25-Talk about Communism.
34:50-Frank talks about working with disabled patients at a hospital that the song "Hotel California" describes.
36:40-Body counts during the Vietnam War.
40:40-Christmas at the DMZ during the Vietnam War.
42:13-The resourcefulness of Vietnamese forces using American made cans for weapons.

Files

Collection

Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Frank Sullo Oral History Interview,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed April 13, 2021, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/344.