Baker, John H III (Interview outline and video), 2016

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Title

Baker, John H III (Interview outline and video), 2016

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

John Baker III was born in Kalamzoo, Michigan in 1935. He grew up in Kalamazoo and enlisted in the Army in 1954. John received basic training at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas and engineer training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Upon completion of his training he was sent to Fort Lewis, Washington where he took a ship to Alaska. He was assigned to Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, Alaska for two years and worked in the machine shop. Upon completion of duty in Alaska he returned to Fort Lewis, Washington and served for two years as a truck mechanic. At the end of his service he contracted meningitis, and once he recovered from that was discharged from the Army on June 18, 1958.

Date

2016-02-05

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

BakerJ1916V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Baker, John H. III, “Baker, John H III (Interview outline and video), 2016,” Digital Collections, accessed June 22, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29980.
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