Chris Mechling

Subject

Description

Major, 109th Engineering Battalion; Drainage and demolition of dam on Deadman's Creek above Sturgis; Reconnaissance patrol on which 2 Guardsmen were lost; Evacuation of people from flooded areas of Sturgis.

Creator

SD Oral History Center

Date

June 29, 1972

Interviewer

Orland Rothlisberger

Files

Citation

SD Oral History Center, “Chris Mechling,” Flood of 1972, accessed August 1, 2021, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/265.