Major General Helmick discusses his early life as the son of an Army officer, graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, artillery service in the Philippines (1913-1915) and along the Mexican border (1915-1916). W.W. I service in France and Germany is recounted as are peacetime assignments at Fort Benjamin Harrison and Fort Sill.
Interviews 2 and 3 were done by Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne at Mount Vernon, Virginia, on February 3 and 8, 1983. We do not have the tapes for these interviews.
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