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James C. Lynn Korean War collection

James C. Lynn Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the James C. Lynn Korean War collection

BC.KWP.65

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

August 31, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Lynn, James C., 1931-
Title: James C. Lynn Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1952-1953
Dates: 1951-2010
Quantity: 0.71 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with James C. Lynn from December 14, 2010, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.65
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-kwp-65

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 James C. Lynn from December 14, 2010, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.


Biographical Information

James C. Lynn was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in 1931 and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 at the age of nineteen. Lynn served for eleven months in the Korean War beginning in April 1952. While in Korea, Lynn attained the rank of corporal. He served as a gunner on a 57mm recoilless rifle and later a squad leader in the 9th Infantry Regiment. Lynn participated in action at Arrowhead Ridge (Hill 281) and T-Bone Hill. He currently lives in Hot Springs, Arkansas.


Index Terms

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

Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
Lynn, James C., 1931-
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 2nd.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James C. Lynn Korean War collection, KWP.65, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by James C. Lynn, December 14, 2010


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