Westra, Clyde (Interview outline and video), 2009

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Title

Westra, Clyde (Interview outline and video), 2009

Creator

Contributor

Moore, Deb (Interviewer)

Description

Clyde Westra was born in Grand Haven, MI in 1948. He dropped out of high school to join the Marine Corps at the age of 17. Clyde was initially trained and worked in Vietnam as a Combat Engineer, but was shipped to Danang and trained to be a radio operator. He served in Vietnam for 26 months, including at Khe Sanh and in the A Shau Valley. For his service in Vietnam, he recieved a Purple Heart, and Bronze Star. After Clyde came home, he was diagnosed with PTSD and other illnesses as a result of exposure to Agent Orange.

Date

2009-06-17

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

WestraC

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Westra, Clyde, “Westra, Clyde (Interview outline and video), 2009 ,” Digital Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29625.
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