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Robert L. Zoeller Korean War collection

Robert L. Zoeller Korean War Collection

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Finding aid for the Robert L. Zoeller Korean War Collection

KWP.76

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Zoeller, Robert L., 1930-2011
Title: Robert L. Zoeller Korean War Collection
Dates: 1951; 2011
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Robert L. Zoeller from May 26, 2011, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.
Identification: KWP.76
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

The collection is a part of an ongoing Butler Center for Arkansas Studies project titled FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project. This initiative seeks to record the experiences of Arkansas's Korean War veterans through collection of documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.

This collection contains an oral history interview with Robert L. Zoeller from May 26, 2011, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.


Biographical Information

Robert L. Zoeller was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1931. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1951, at the age of twenty. He served in the Korean War for five months as a pilot with the 131st Fighter Squadron. After being shot down during an airstrike, Zoeller served with the U. S. Army for six weeks and fought at Pork Chop Hill. He was given a hardship discharge after the death of his stepfather and returned to Missouri. He later relocated to Arkansas. Zoeller passed away on December 27, 2011.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
United States. Army Air Force. 131st Fighter Squadron.
Zoeller, Robert L., 1930-2011

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert L. Zoeller Korean War Collection, KWP.76, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Robert L. Zoeller, May 26, 2011


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