Whipple, Bruce (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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Whipple, Bruce (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Bruce Whipple was born in Lansing, Michigan, and was drafted into the Army two years after high school. He trained as an infantryman at Fort Bragg and Fort Dix, and went to Vietnam in July, 1969. He was assigned to mortar platoon Echo Company, 2/506 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. His unit fought in the A Shau Valley, then near the coast around Camp Evans, then in the Ripcord campaign. He spent nearly all of his tour in the field, much of it attached to line companies rather than staying on firebases.

Date

2011-07-27

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

WhippleB1172V

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Whipple, Bruce, “Whipple, Bruce (Interview transcript and video), 2011,” Digital Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29627.
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