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A Video Interview with Lou Ullian

The 1715 Fleet Society is proud to bring you a Video Interview with Lou Ullian, one of the original Real 8 Company Members. Louis J. Ullian was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1932.  He gained a mechanical engineering degree from Purdue University in 1955 and from there went directly into the Navy.  He served in

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A Video Interview with Colonel Dan Thompson

The 1715 Fleet Society is proud to bring you a two part video interview with Colonel Dan Thompson, a native of Savannah, Georgia and an electrical engineering graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology. Colonel Thompson was Director of Range Safety Operations with the Eastern Test Range based at Patrick Air Force Base.  An Air Force

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A Video Interview with Dr. Kip Kelso

The 1715 Fleet Society is proud to bring you a Video Interview with Dr. Kip Kelso, one of the original Real 8 Company Members. Kip Kelso was born in 1918 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was a long time resident of the Sebastian/Indian River County area in which he was the last descendent of four generations

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Lou Ullian Interview

What follows is an interview of Lou Ullian, original Real Eight member, conducted by Dan Sedwick on July 27, 2007. It is indeed fortunate that Dan had the opportunity (and foresight) to interview Lou when he did. Lou passed away on May 16th 2010 leaving many saddened friends. The treasure community has lost many significant

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