Yonts, David (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Yonts, David (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Description

David Yonts was born in February 1950 in West Virginia. He grew up in Kentucky and on August 31, 1969 he was drafted. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and infantry training at Fort Ord, California. Due to his wife being pregnant he was allowed to serve at Fort Hood, Texas until May 6, 1970 when he received his orders for Vietnam. He was deployed to Vietnam and got to Phu Bai on July 1, 1970. He was assigned to Alpha Company of the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division and served at Firebase Ripcord until the firebase fell on July 23, 1970. He served with Alpha Company until he left Vietnam in June 1971. Upon arrival in Washington in late June 1971 he was discharged.

Date

2015-10-08

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_YontsD1886V

Format

video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Text
Moving Image

Citation

Yonts, David, “Yonts, David (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40709.
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