Martin, Alfred (Interview outline and video), 2011

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Title

Martin, Alfred (Interview outline and video), 2011

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Alfred Martin was born and raised in western Pennsylvania. He grew up in a family of farmers. He was drafted into the Army in January, 1969, not long after finishing high school. He completed Basic Training, Artillery School and NCO school before departing for Vietnam in January, 1970. He was assigned to 2/11 Field Artillery, a 155mm howitzer unit attached to the 101st Airborne Division. He served on several different firebases, notably Ripcord, where there was heavy fighting in June and July. He was wounded on Ripcord, and after he came back he continued to serve with his battery until he was sent home in late November.

Date

2011-09-05

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

MartinA1282V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Martin, Alfred, “Martin, Alfred (Interview outline and video), 2011,” Digital Collections, accessed April 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29229.
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