Browse Items (17 total)

  • Subject is exactly "Other veterans & civilians—Personal narratives, American"
Go to Nazario, Moises (Interview transcript and audio, part 2), 2020 item page

Moises Nazario finished his tour with his company in Vietnam in July 1967. After helping his captain in the last few months before the captain was to be transferred, Nazario was sent back to the United States in October 1967. He was then transferred…
Go to Nazario, Moises (Interview transcript and audio, part 1), 2019 item page

Moises Nazario was born in Manila, Philippines, on October 25th, 1936. He recalls his uncle fighting in World War II when he was as young as five years old, and he remembers when Manila was occupied by Japan. Once the Philippines gained independence,…
Go to Talmadge, Roger (Interview transcript and video, part 5), 2017 item page

Roger Talmadge was based in Alexandria, Virginia for his last military assignment. He was responsible for managing military computer systems. He served as the senior chaplain at his base and ran several Bible studies. Roger retired from the military…
Go to Talmadge, Roger (Interview transcript and video, part 4), 2017 item page

Roger Talmadge returned from his second tour in Vietnam in 1972 to receive training at Command General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He graduated in June 1973 from Command General Staff College and then attended the University of Kansas…
Go to Talmadge, Roger (Interview transcript and video, part 3), 2017 item page

Roger Talmadge started college at the University of Maryland in the fall of 1967. He attended college while also working at Fort Holabird. Roger was promoted to major in 1968. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in computer science in June 1969.…
Go to Talmadge, Roger (Interview transcript and video, part 2), 2017 item page

Roger Talmadge went to Vietnam with an advanced party, the 11th air assault division, which became the 1st cavalry division, air mobile in 1965. They were tasked with building a camp at An Khe. Roger later was deployed with his division to the Ia…
Go to Senior, Alan (Interview transcript and video), 2021 item page

Alan Senior was born May 19, 1925 and grew up in a small town outside of Buffalo, New York. Senior was just a junior in high school when the bomb was dropped at Pearl Harbor, leading to questions about what was going to happen to him as he approached…
Go to Lutz, John (Interview transcript and video), 2019 item page

John Lutz was born on May 24, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, and attended high school in Queens. He graduated high school in 1936 and went on to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to become an engineer. In 1940, he earned his bachelor’s…
Go to Konyndyk, Ronald (Interview transcript and video), 2019 item page

Ronald Konyndyk was born in 1944 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he lived a comfortable childhood and attended local schools. Konyndyk’s father had been drafted into the Army during the Second World War and later worked as an executive at a…
Go to Kenyon, Steven (Interview transcript and video), 2028 item page

Steve Kenyon was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1960 where he graduated high school and attended Grand Rapids Community College. Kenyon then went onto Michigan State University before attending law school. He also went into the natural gas…
Go to Heath, Robert (Interview transcript and video), 2019 item page

Robert Heath Sr. was born on September 18, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois. While living in Germany as a ‘Military Brat,’ Heath enjoyed life in Hamburg while his father worked for the Army as a supply route manager. After high school, he attended the…
Go to Goodman, Donald (Interview transcript and video), 2019 item page

Donald Goodman was born on January 12, 1932, in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Goodman graduated high school in 1949 and went on to attend the University of Illinois Chicago, which at the time had a campus at Navy Pier, for three years. In 1950, he…
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