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  • Subject is exactly "Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American"
Go to Rawlinson, Samuel (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

Sam Rawlinson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1948 and grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After graduating from high school in 1967 he decided to join the Army. He did his basic training at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina. He then went to…
Go to Prins, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Bob Prins was born in Holland, Michigan on April 10, 1948. He reported for his draft physical in March 1968 and went to Fort Knox, Kentucky for basic training. He completed Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He deployed to South…
Go to Poloski, Stanley (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

Stanley Poloski was born in 1948 in Richmond, Virginia. He lived in Richmond, Virginia until his family moved to central Florida. He grew up in Florida and attended high school and community college there until he was drafted. In the summer of 1969…
Go to Pittman, James (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

James Pittman was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1943. He grew up in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park and graduated from high school there in 1961. He went to work and got married, but lost his marriage deferment when he divorced in 1966 and was…
Go to Peters Jr., Benjamin (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

Ben Peters was born in 1941. He grew up on a farm in Holmes County, Florida and enlisted in the Navy in 1958. He served for four years on the carrier USS Bennington. After leaving the Navy, he enlisted in the Army in 1962. He served with the 82nd…
Go to Palmer, Philip Maynard (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Philip Palmer was born on May 23, 1933 in Lansing, Michigan. After high school he joined the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps and studied at the University of Wisconsin, receiving training aboard the USS Roanoke, USS William R Rush, and at…
Go to Pack, Thomas Arthur (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Tom Pack was born on December 12, 1949 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was drafted in June, 1969 and completed his training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. When he arrived in Vietnam, Tom was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment…
Go to Muir, Richard V (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Dr. Richard Muir was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 2, 1939. After graduating from high school in 1957 he attended Northwestern University, Albion College, and Wayne State University studying medicine. After completing his internship in…
Go to Minias, Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

Joseph Minias was born in Bockhorn, Germany in 1945
Go to Merritt, Lawrence (Interview outline and video), 2009 item page

Lawrence Merritt was born in Oak Park, Illinois, although when he enlisted, Merritt's family lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After attending Purdue University and completing the university's ROTC program, Merritt received a commission in the…
Go to McGregor, Madelaine (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

Madeline McGregor was born in 1946 in South Bend Indiana. She married her husband Mike McGregor in 1965, at age 19, and her husband was drafted the next year. Around the same time she became pregnant, and had her son Mike Jr shortly before her…
Go to Kuennen, John (Interview outline and video), 2014 item page

John Kuennen was born in New Hampton, Iowa, in 1950. After graduating from high school in 1968 he attended college for one year before volunteering for the draft. He trained as an infantryman at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and went to Vietnam in November,…
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