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  • Text:  cornered into the barn.  Built up sand bags on the outside of the hole.  • Slept in the barn or the house on the floor and listened to music on a radio  • Could hear ‘Big Bertha’ shells every night going off toward the beach front toward Ally ships  • June
Kriegbaum, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: not do much shoot; mostly, they were shot at by the enemy (01:44:46:00) o At one point, Van Luyn’s unit was stationed Bayreuth, Germany, the town where the famous German composer Richard Wagner had died, and the men ended up staying in the music hall
Van Luyn, William (Interview outline and video, 1 of 2), 2011

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  • Text: musicals, had dates, and went to bars. They all laughed and had a great time. (28:20) The English people there treated him and the other soldiers very well all the time. They stopped him from smoking cigars. In England people who smoked cigars were
Zator, Thaddeus (Interview outline and video), 2010

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  • Text: peaceable and tolerant, but if you threaten my family, I'll kill you." And it lives on in country music, with its headquarters in Andrew Jackson's home town of Nashville. Then came, more quietly, the North Midlanders from the Delaware Valley. They moved
Miles, Wendell A. (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007

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  • Text: credit in Music. • Earl went to high school between Garfield and Damascus. • (13:47) His high school had a basketball team but no football team. He was told he should play basketball because he was tall but he didn’t like the sport. He did participate
Mather, Earl (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: there so many times. It was actually the best years of my life. I didn’t have very much money, it was just the whole thing, Amsterdam, it was the start of the music thing—I didn’t—I was just a--I just loved the music, I liked all the women in Amsterdam, I
Toms, Alan (Interview transcript and video, 1 of 2), 2011

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  • Text: camp and listen to music, I‟d listen to music and go to the NCO club. 45:00 22 Interviewer: One of the sort of standard critiques, largely cliché, about the soldiers in Vietnam, and so forth, is they were drinking, doing drugs and doing all sorts
Brinn, Joseph (Interview transcript and video), 2010
Joe Lange was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 9th, 1947. After graduating high school, Lange married and briefly attended college before getting a full-time job and receiving his draft notice. After receiving his draft noticed, Lange went through basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and advanced training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia to be a generator mechanic. Once he completed the training at Fort Belvoir, Lange returned home before deploying to Vietnam to serve for a year in the 124th Signal Battalion of the 4th Infantry Division.
Lange, Joesph (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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  • Text: that with that? Straighten up a little bit. Comb that hair.‟” (00:34:33) “What kind of music were you listening to?” (00:34:35) ”Pretty much what anyone else was listening to.” (00:34:41) “Okay. This is like the rock-n-roll era.” (00:34:44) “Credence Clearwater Revival, any
Sefton, Mary B. (Interview transcript and video), 2005

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  • Text: and the media portrayed the war in a negative light almost every night and demonstrations at colleges and universities began to increase (00:41:50:00) o When Martin Luther King Jr. was shot, the Army played very soft music for three days because
Groothuis, Larry (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: months in the hospital (01:11:12:00) o Because he had been out of touch with home for so long, cultural, everything, such as music, was new to him (01:11:36:00)  The adjustment of going from the front line to the “front bed” was a little much for Johnson
Johnson, Edward (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2012

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  • Text: a lot of food. He wrote home around the time, comparing Christmas at home to his Christmas there. There were no lights, music or food. All they had were K-rations. He also remembers a night when it snowed so badly. They had whitewashed the tanks
Hinken, Morris (Interview outline and video), 2011