HAGERSTROM, James P. (Colonel)

Call No.: K239.0512-201 

IRIS No.: 00904058 

IRIS Tape No.: 00904059 

Accessibility: OPEN 

Pages/Time: 40pp/1:00 

Class: U 

Date/Location: 17 March 1966/Udorn Royal Thai AFB, Thailand 

Interviewers: Capt Porter 

Source: Project CORONA HARVEST Collection 


(1966) Oral history interview with Col. Hagerstrom. Discussion of operations at Attopeu, Laos 4March 1966; AC-47 night interdiction, forward air control performance, effectiveness of AC-47 minigun starlight scope; interdiction operation at Lima Site 36 and ordnance used. Also Cricket concept that to successfully prosecute their mission USAF must interdict Southeast Asia--not just South Vietnam, promotion of idea that airpower is dominant and decisive in Southeast Asia.