Americans in Vietnam
Size: 60 interviews on 77 recordings
Time period covered: 1963 - 1975
Dates of interviews: 1974 - 1977
Principle Interviewers: John Davis, Mike Humphreys, Dudley Meier, Paul Moore, Robert Talley, Dale Jenkins and Bailey Vinson
Finding Aids: Abstracts, indexes
Audio Availability: MP3
Processing Status: All interviews are cataloged
Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts
Description: LSU Professor Beatrice Spade and students conducted these interviews with American servicemen and a few Vietnamese civilians living in America. The interviewees discuss their experiences in Vietnam and their attitudes toward American involvement in Southeast Asia. In addition, the soldiers, representing a variety of ranks and all branches of the military, discuss their military training and contact with the Vietnamese people and their culture, and the civilians relate their background and the experience of immigrating to the United States.
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