Puffer, Douglas (Interview outline and video), 2013

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Title

Puffer, Douglas (Interview outline and video), 2013

Creator

Contributor

McGregor, Michael (Interviewer)

Description

Douglas Puffer was born in 1948 in Iowa City, Iowa. He grew up on a farm in Iowa, and after high school he attended a drafting and design school in Oklahoma where he met his wife and graduated from that in December 1968, and received his draft notice a few months later. He trained at Fort Polk, Louisiana, with specialized training for armored personnel carriers. When he deployed to Vietnam in October, 1969, he found himself in an airborne unit, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He was sent to Camp Evans and he and his unit saw action on and around Firebase Shepard and Firebase Ripcord, and he spent the end of his enlistment in the rear before returning home and being discharged in November 1970.

Date

2013-10-12

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

PufferD1538V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Puffer, Douglas, “Puffer, Douglas (Interview outline and video), 2013,” Digital Collections, accessed April 15, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29391.
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