Brady, Bruce (Interview outline and video), 2012

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Title

Brady, Bruce (Interview outline and video), 2012

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Bruce Brady was born in 1949 in Welch, West Virginia. His family was forced to relocate to North Carolina where he eventually graduated from high school in 1967. He was drafted on October 6, 1969 and was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and to Fort McClellan, Alabama for training as an infantryman. Sent to Vietnam after training, he was assigned to A Company, 2/506 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. On joining his unit, he became a radio operator for his squad, and later for his platoon. His unit participated in the campaign around Firebase Ripcord for several months. He was wounded in an ambush in July, 1970, and sent to Japan for treatment, and served out the last part of his enlistment at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Date

2012-10-06

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

BradyB1447V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Brady, Bruce, “Brady, Bruce (Interview outline and video), 2012,” Digital Collections, accessed April 17, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/27137.
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