Oudman, Edwin James (Interview outline), 2015

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Oudman, Edwin James (Interview outline), 2015

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Jim Oudman was born in California, and now lives in Grand Rapids Michigan. When he turned 18 he was drafted into the Vietnam War, and received basic training at Fort Knox Kentucky where he was in the Fifth Tank battalion. At Fort Story, Virginia he put his skills to work on the rifle team during Advanced Individual Training. Thereafter, in 1965, he was sent to Cam Rahn Bay Vietnam on the USS Breckenridge. During his time he worked on a number of jobs for the Air Force and Navy such as affixing napalm wing tanks to F-4 Phantom planes. After a year in Vietnam he was discharged from the military in June of 1966.

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2015-05-26

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Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

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Mortenson, Sarah Jane (Interviewer)

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Veterans History Project (U.S.)

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RHC-27_OudmanE1825V

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Oudman, Edwin James, “Oudman, Edwin James (Interview outline), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed January 23, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40720.
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