Swift Boat Sailors Memorial

Armbruster-5

Dublin Core

Title

Armbruster-5

Subject

LC: Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Description

Charlie Eggleston, JO3, [Journalist] receiving Navy Commendation Medal from Rear Admiral Ward. Charlie Eggleston joined the United Press International (UPI) as a photographer in Vietnam in 1966. Previously, he received two Bronze Stars for Valor, along with other awards, as a United States Navy journalist in 1966. In May of 1968, Charlie went to Tan Son Nhut Airport near Saigon to cover attacks during the Tet Offensive and lost his life, most likely by a sniper, while lighting a cigarette in Rocket Alley.

Creator

Charlie Eggleston, JO3

Publisher

Swift Boat Sailors Memorial

Date

Circa 1966

Contributor

Frederick Armbruster, Sr.

Rights

Photographs in this collection were taken by a photographer working for the U.S. Government in an official capacity. Work by the U.S. Government is not eligible for copyright protection (see page 5 of the Copyright Office’s Circular 1, “Copyright Basics”). Please contact Mr. Armbruster if interested in the contents of the photograph. Contact information: Name: Fred Armbruster, Jr., Email address: mrfritz44@gmail.com

Format

.jpg

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photo

Files

Citation

Charlie Eggleston, JO3, “Armbruster-5,” Swift Boat Sailors Memorial, accessed September 25, 2017, http://swiftboatsailorsmemorial.com/items/show/4639.