Freeman, Leigh (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Freeman, Leigh (Interview outline and video), 2015

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Leigh Freeman was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1950 and was the son of a World War Two veteran. He was drafted in 1969 and trained at Fort Ord, California. When he arrived in Vietnam (April 1970), he was placed in Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Charlie Company was sent to places such as Firebase Ripcord and Gladiator
however, Leigh was in the infirmary when the company was heavily engaged on Hill 902 and Hill 1000 in July 1970, but did see action at Hill 605 at the end of the Ripcord campaign. After suffering a traumatic experience in the field, Leigh was moved to Echo Company for the remainder of his tour. After he returned from Vietnam, Leigh got a master's degree in education and held various teaching jobs.

Date

2015-10-09

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_FreemanL1890V

Format

video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Citation

Freeman, Leigh, “Freeman, Leigh (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed April 17, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40776.
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