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Donald G. McMillan Korean War collection

Donald G. McMillan Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Donald G. McMillan Korean War collection

BC.KWP.12

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

April 26, 2012



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:McMillan, Donald G., 1927-2013
Title: Donald G. McMillan Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1952-1953
Dates: 1952-1953; 2009
Quantity: 1.54 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Donald G. McMillan from January 22, 2009, as well as documents and photographs related to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.12
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 Donald G. McMillan from January 22, 2009, as well as documents and photographs related to his military service.


Biographical Information

Donald G. McMillan was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1927. He was drafted into the Army towards the end of World War II and worked at a separation center in Texas processing discharge papers. After WWII, McMillan attended Louisiana Tech University and later, the University of Arkansas where he joined the ROTC. He served in the Korean War for eight months as a Second Lieutenant in H Company of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division beginning in June of 1952. In addition to serving as Machine Gun Platoon leader, company Executive Officer and Company Commander, McMillan guarded North Korean POWs at Koje Island. He currently lives in Benton, 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
McMillan, Donald G., 1927-2013
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 17th.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Donald G. McMillan Korean War collection, KWP.12, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Donald G. McMillan, January 22, 2009


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