Nguyen, Luc (Interview outline and video), 2010

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Title

Nguyen, Luc (Interview outline and video), 2010

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Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Luc Nguyen's father escaped from North Vietnam when he was a young man and following his service in the South Vietnamese Army (ARVN), became a farmer. Nguyen himself grew up on the farms where his father worked before attending the University of Saigon. Having witnessed things during the 1968 Tet Offensive, Nguyen decided to enlist and spent several years at the National Military Academy. Once he completed his time at the academy, Nguyen became a platoon leader in a scout company before taking command of his own infantry company. Eventually, during the North Vietnamese Army's final offensive, Nguyen received wounds from a rocket explosion and while he was in the hospital, the war ended. After the war, Nguyen spent several years in re-education camps before his release. Following his release, Nguyen and his family spent several years in Vietnam before immigrating to the United States in 1993.

Date

2010-01-22

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

NguyenL

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Nguyen, Luc, “Nguyen, Luc (Interview outline and video), 2010,” Digital Collections, accessed May 30, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29288.
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