• College/Year: RC '44
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Gies, Richard (April 15, 1999)
  • Conflict(s): World War II; Cold War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Navy Ship: USS Macon
  • Navy Fleet: 6th Fleet


CAPT Gies served as an officer onboard a destroyer in the Pacific during WWII and was recalled to serve in the Mediterranean during the Korean War.