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Anderson W. Busbea Korean War collection

Anderson W. Busbea Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Anderson W. Busbea Korean War collection

BC.KWP.15

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

May 19, 2009



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Busbea, Anderson W., 1925-2013
Title: Anderson W. Busbea Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 2000-2009
Dates: 1950-1951; 2000-2009
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Anderson W. Busbea from May 12, 2009, as well as documents relating to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.15
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 Anderson W. Busbea from May 12, 2009, as well as documents relating to his military service.


Biographical Information

Anderson W. Busbea was born in Dardanelle, Arkansas in 1925. He was drafted into the Marine Corps in 1943, serving in the 4th Marine Division. Following World War II, he returned to Arkansas and joined the Marine Corps Reserve. Busbea served in the Korean War for seven months as a corporal in the 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division beginning in September 1950. Busbea worked as a truck driver, delivering ammunition for the regiment's artillery pieces. He participated in the Inchon Landing, the liberation of Seoul, and the Chosin Reservoir Campaign. Busbea passed away on August 5, 2013.


Index Terms

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

Busbea, Anderson W., 1925-2013
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 1st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Anderson W. Busbea Korean War collection, KWP.15, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Anderson W. Busbea, May 12, 2009


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