Smith, John (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Title

Smith, John (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Description

John Smith was born in 1946 in Fredericktown Missouri, he later moved to Tennessee. He joined the ROTC in college, then joined the Army in 1969. He trained at the IOBC at Fort Benning, then at Fort Reilly. He served with the D Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, as platoon leader of 2nd platoon, and was involved in the fighting in early July 1970 around Firebase Ripcord. After he was wounded he served as the properties officer, later air coordinator. After returning to the US he was involved in the training base at Fort Campbell, before leaving the Army in June of 1972.

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_SmithJ1681V

Format

video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Date

2014-10-10

Citation

Smith, John, “Smith, John (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed November 17, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41136.
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