Cox, Anthony (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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Cox, Anthony (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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Contributor

McGregor, Michael (Interviewer)

Description

Tony Cox was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 31st, 1949. He received basic training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky and AIT at Ft. Polk, Lousiana. He also went to NCO school in Ft. Benning Georgia. He was assigned to Delta Company, 1st of the 506. He became squad leader after being in the field a while. In the battle around Firebase Ripcord in July, 1970, his company got into trouble in an area southeast of Hill 805. It was a very hot LZ and there were many casualties and many wounded. Mr. Cox went back to the bush after being treated for a gunshot wound, transferred to the 3rd platoon as a squad leader for the rest of his tour.

Date

2011-10-06

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

CoxT1278V

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

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Cox, Anthony, “Cox, Anthony (Interview transcript and video), 2011,” Digital Collections, accessed April 17, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28741.
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