Presentation on theme: "Carl Thomas L. Brown Who were his parents and what did they do? His dad was General Raymond Brown an air force pilot and his mother was Harriet Brown,"— Presentation transcript:
Carl Thomas L. Brown Who were his parents and what did they do? His dad was General Raymond Brown an air force pilot and his mother was Harriet Brown, an army nurse and later a house wife Carl Thomas L. Brown grew up all over at the air force craft so he lived in Germany and Panama. He also spend time in Tolland as a youngster.
Did he have any brothers or sisters? Mr. brown did have 2 brothers and a sister by the name Jerry Brown John Brown and Lisped Brown. Jerry lives in Luiseno, Texas near Dallas lives his other brother John Brown. Meanwhile his sister lives in Corpus Christi. Did he remember how he thought and felt then? In the war he felt like if as doing the right thing even thought we sometimes felt scared. I still felt like we had a mission to do in the Vietnam War.
How old was Carl Thomas L. Brown Mr. Brown was only 22 years old when he went to Vietnam war. What was he doing prior to the war? Prior to the war he was a collage student. Three days later he graduated and joined the army.
What was his assigned job? His assigned job was to be the visor to the army in South Vietnam What battle was Mr. Brown in? He was in the Vietnam war from summer of 1971 through the summer of 1972.
Was he scared most of the time or was that just part of life? “ When you first get there you are very scared.” That was one thing he said, but then he said that the more you are into the country the more rutting you get again. Did he remember the first day of the battle? Mr. Brown did in fact remember the first day of the battle. The first day he got there they landed in Saigon because there was were they had to get their uniforms and weapons. That very same day they were attacked by the communist
Did he leave anyone at home? He did leave someone in home he left his wife. He left his wife back in Montana with her parents. His parents were in San Antonio What are the history books leaving out? He thinks that history books are just a summery of what had happened in the war. The history are in fact leaving things out like projects they did during the battle. Some things that are not being covered in the text books are like things that were happing in the health center and agriculture center and a lot of thing that are happening to the Vietnam people
Did he now that he was part of history? Since Mr. brown was a history major he had a good sense of history and did know that he would be part of history but he just didn’t know how the story of Vietnam war would unfold in the history books During combat how close was he to he enemy? Well because of his job he had to be 4 feet away. He probably did not know that they were the enemy because they went to many villages he suspected many people to be the enemy but he could not prove it.
Did you have any pets in the service They did have pets in the service they had a cat a guinea pig a hamster and tortoise. Some of his favorite songs Some of Mr. Brown’s favorite songs were Lonely from Roy Albertson. Some of the song they listened to Elvis Presley song’s.
What was the hardest time during service? He thought the hardest time during service was that he had to separate from his family. What was an average day like He woke up at 5:30 am and when for physical training 6:00 am that was like an hour went to his house to take a shower and perused the daily activities. Shooting in the fields and many times duty lasted all night long.
Were you ever wounded? He was wounded in Vietnam at war but it wasn’t the enemy it was because a building collapsed. He couldn’t sustained himself and was cut really badly. Did he know that he would probably loose his life? When he first got there he was always thinking of that, but they always took precaution of not getting hurt or injured.
A story he told he told us There was a time in the army that I thought it was the best because you could feel proud of helping other people particularly the young soldiers in my career. I remember that the union always felt proud of accomplishing a mission.