WALDROP, Max L. (Lt. Colonel USA)

Call No.: K239.0512-115 

IRIS No.: 00903914 

IRIS Tape No.: 00903915 

Accessibility: OPEN 

Pages/Time: 23pp/0:42 

Class: U 

Interviewers: Samuel E. Riddlebarger 

Source: Project CORONA HARVEST Collection 


(1967-1968) Oral history interview with Lt. Colonel Max Waldrop, US Army battalion commander. Topics discussed includes USAF tactical airpower support for Army units, Air Force air support highly responsive to Army needs and very effective, munitions used were: cluster bomb units, napalm, airstrike delivery accuracy and forward air control support : targeting and visual reconnaissance. Also B-52 strike support of ground units, B-52 bomb damage assessment, use of B-57, A-1, F-100, F-4, A-37 and AC-47 in close air support.