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Robert Holtz: Photos from Peacetime

  • Photo of R.L. Holtz in a bar with friends in Havana, Cuba. Taken 1953.
    Photo of R.L. Holtz in a bar with friends in Havana, Cuba. Taken 1953.
  • Photo of R.L. Holtz on the USS Albany in 1954.
    Photo of R.L. Holtz on the USS Albany in 1954.
  • Photo of Army Ranger Training School in Georgia. Taken 1955.
    Photo of Army Ranger Training School in Georgia. Taken 1955.
  • Photo of R.L. Holtz taken during scuba school in Florida. Taken 1956.
    Photo of R.L. Holtz taken during scuba school in Florida. Taken 1956.
  • Photo of a parachute jump over Turkey. Taken 1957.
    Photo of a parachute jump over Turkey. Taken 1957.
  • Photo of R.L. and others taken before his last jump. Taken 1959.
    Photo of R.L. and others taken before his last jump. Taken 1959.

Images in this collection include photographs taken during peacetime, mostly of training. 

  • Robert L. Holtz

    Robert L. Holtz

    Marines

    Served in: Korean War Vietnam War

    Born in September of 1931 in Coleman, Texas, Robert Holtz joined the Marines at the age of 17, signing on in July of 1949. He served in Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands from 1949 until 1951 during the Korean war. Holtz also completed two tours during the Vietnam War. He retired in Phoenix, Arizona, but came back to live in Texas.