Campbell, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

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Title

Campbell, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Jim Campbell was born in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, and grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University and graduated in 1968, and then enlisted in the Army. He did his basic training and advanced infantry training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and then went on to Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia and graduated from the program on April 24, 1969. He served as an instructor at Fort Lewis, Washington until he was deployed to Vietnam in November 1969. He was assigned to the 2nd of the 506th of 101st Airborne Division as a platoon leader in C Company. He and his unit would go on to establish Firebase Ripcord and later participate in the infamous battle in the summer of 1970. After Vietnam he was stationed at Fort Polk until his service ended in March 1971.

Date

2013-10-12

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

CampbellJ1540V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Campbell, James, “Campbell, James (Interview outline and video), 2013,” Digital Collections, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28757.
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