• College/Year: RC '43
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Alberts, Howard Kirkpatrick (May 16, 2003)
  • Conflict(s): World War II; Korean War; Vietnam War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Marine Corps
  • Theater(s): Pacific; Korean; Vietnam
  • Marine Corps Other: USS Fall River (CA-131)


LtCol Alberts served as a Marine officer onboard the USS Fall River in the Pacific during WWII and the Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests immediately afterwards. During the Korean War, he served as a battalion commander in Korea, including the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. During the Vietnam War, he served with SIGINT in Vietnam & South-East Asia.