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  • Subject is exactly " Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American"
Go to Fisher, Kent E (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Kent Fisher was born on July 1, 1946 in Lansing, Michigan. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in the summer of 1968 and was called up for service in December 1968. He received his basic training at Cape May, New Jersey then received further training at…
Go to Meloro, Peter A (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Peter Meloro was born on April 2, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York. He enlisted in the Army in 1967 and received his basic training at Fort Gordon, Georgia. He went to Fort Jackson, South Carolina, then to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, for his clerical…
Go to McVay, Douglas (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Douglas McVay was born in Monticello, Iowa, on December 18, 1949. In August 1969, he enlisted in the Army. He received his basic training and advanced infantry training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, then received armored personnel carrier training at Fort…
Go to Lund, John (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

John Lund was born in Cadillac, Michigan, in 1950. In the spring of 1969 he enlisted in the Army, and after graduating from high school reported for duty in July 1969. He received Basic Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and then received Advanced…
Go to Kooyman, Harry (Interview outline and video), 2012 item page

Harry Kooyman was born in the Netherlands in 1944 and his family moved to the United States when he was four years old. He grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and after high school he enlisted in the Navy in 1962. He received basic training at Great…
Go to Keizer, Herman Jr. (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Herman Keizer was born in Chicago on May 21, 1938. He was drafted into the Army in 1962 and served as a Chaplain's Assistant at Fort Belvoir, Virginia until 1964. He studied at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and also attended the Calvin…
Go to Keatley, James (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Jim Keatley was born in Bremerton, Washington, in 1945. In the summer of 1966 he received his draft notice and received his basic training at Fort Ord, California. Upon completion of basic training he was sent to Fort Polk, Louisiana, for Advanced…
Go to Jones, Frank (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Frank Jones is a Vietnam War veteran that was born on February 15, 1950 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating from high school in June 1970 he was drafted into the Army in August 1970. He trained at Fort Knox, Kentucky
Go to Johnson, Richard H (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Richard Johnson was born in Lincoln, Kansas, in January 1932. He first served in the Army as a draftee and was inducted in October 1953. He served for two years before getting an early discharge to go to seminary. Upon completion of seminary he…
Go to Johnson, Antonio Earl (Interview outline and video), 1932V item page

TJ Johnson was born in Chicago on October 19, 1952. Due to growing up in a challenging and often dangerous environment he decided to enlist in the Army (most likely August 1972). He received basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and field artillery…
Go to Jansen, Donald J (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Donald Jansen was born in Holland, Michigan, on May 6, 1937. He graduated from Western Theological Seminary in June 1967, was ordained in September, and went on active duty at Fort Hamilton, New York, in October 1967. He was sent to Fort Bliss,…
Go to Elliott, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Bob Elliott was born in Hart, Michigan on November 22, 1948. He enlisted in the Marines in March 1966 and began basic training in late July 1966. He received his basic training in San Diego and Infantry Training at Camp Pendleton, California. He…
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