Carlson, John (Interview outline and video, 1 of 4), 2011

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Title

Carlson, John (Interview outline and video, 1 of 4), 2011

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Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

John Carlson is a U.S. Navy veteran that served before and during the Vietnam War first aboard the USS MacDonough (before Vietnam) and aboard the USS Wainwright during the Vietnam War and saw action in the Gulf of Tonkin during Operation Rolling Thunder. He was born in Holland, Michigan in 1943 and enlisted in the Navy in 1961. He trained at Great Lakes Naval Academy and specialized in electronics. He traveled throughout the Mediterranean Sea aboard the USS Macdonough and the Tonkin Gulf and South Pacific aboard the USS Wainwright. He then had shore duty in Charleston, South Carolina, and left the Navy in January 1970.

Date

2011-10-17

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

CarlsonJ1325V1

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Carlson, John, “Carlson, John (Interview outline and video, 1 of 4), 2011,” Digital Collections, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28766.
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