FRITSCHE, Donald J., Jr. (Major USA) & KLEIN, Frank W., Jr. (Captain USA)

Call No.: K239.0512-137 

IRIS No.: 00903952 

IRIS Tape No.: 00903953 

Accessibility: OPEN 

Pages/Time: 46pp/0:58 

Class: U 

Date/Location: 23 January 1969/Fort Benning GA
Interviewers: Major Samuel E. Riddlebarger 

Sources: Project CORONA HARVEST Collection

(1963-1964, 1967-1968) Oral history interview with Major Donald Fritsche, May 1963- April 1964 armed helicopter weapons platoon section leader, 1967 as weapons platoon leader, 1967-1968 squadron S-2 of 1st Cavalry Division. Also with Captain Frank Klein, March 1967-May 1968 Army S-2. Overall discussion of close air support operations in South Vietnam, effectiveness of Air Force support of Army units in terms of photoreconnaissance, electronic reconnaissance, night photography and visual reconnaissance of forward air controllers (FAC) visual reconnaissance and A-1 as FAC aircraft.