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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Vietnam War, 1961-1975; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Unit of Service: Far East Headquarters; X Corps; 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division; Infantry School; Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE); Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; 82nd Airborne Division; Chief of the Field Test Committee of the Army Tactical Mobility Requirements (Howze) Board; Army Concept Team; 24th Infantry Division; 317th Engineer Combat Battalion; 371st Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division; 41st Engineer Regiment (Singing Engineers); Operations Division, War Department General Staff
  • Location of Service: Liberia; Fort McClellan, Alabama; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Italy; European Theater; Washington, DC; Tokyo, Japan; Korea; Fort Benning, Georgia; Norfolk, Virginia; France; Washington, DC; Vietnam; Augsburg, Germany; Heidelberg, Germany; Stuttgart, Germany; Korea; Brussels, Belgium
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/101149

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Edward L. Rowny Collection
Interview / Recording

About this Item

Title

  • Edward L. Rowny Collection

Names

  • Rowny, Edward L.
  • Faulk, Ginger T.

Home State

  • Washington (D.C.)

Headings

  • -  Rowny, Edward L.
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.
  • -  Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.
  • -  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Race

  • White

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: 317th Engineer Combat Battalion; 371st Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division; 41st Engineer Regiment (Singing Engineers); Operations Division, War Department General Staff
    • Location of Service: Liberia; Fort McClellan, Alabama; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Italy; European Theater; Washington, DC
    • Dates of Service: 1941-1979
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: veteran
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: Far East Headquarters; X Corps; 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division; Infantry School; Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE); Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Location of Service: Tokyo, Japan; Korea; Fort Benning, Georgia; Norfolk, Virginia; France; Washington, DC
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: veteran
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: 82nd Airborne Division; Chief of the Field Test Committee of the Army Tactical Mobility Requirements (Howze) Board; Army Concept Team; 24th Infantry Division
    • Location of Service: Vietnam; Augsburg, Germany; Heidelberg, Germany; Stuttgart, Germany; Korea; Brussels, Belgium
    • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran also served as Special Assistant for Tactical Mobility as a deputy to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development, Department of the Army; Headquarters, United States European Command; Deputy Chief for Research and Development; I Corps (Group), Camp Red Cloud; Deputy Chairman, NATO Military Committee; and Joint Chiefs of Staff Representative for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II).

Materials

  • Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2015-11-11; 2015-11-11)
  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2015-11-11; 2015-11-30)
  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy (collected 2015-11-11; 2015-11-30)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/101149

Cite as

  • Edward L. Rowny Collection (AFC/2001/001/101149), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Rowny, Edward L, and Ginger T Faulk. Edward L. Rowny Collection. 1941. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.101149/.

APA citation style:

Rowny, E. L. & Faulk, G. T. (1941) Edward L. Rowny Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.101149/.

MLA citation style:

Rowny, Edward L, and Ginger T Faulk. Edward L. Rowny Collection. 1941. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.101149/>.