Bill Fox


John C. Hennen, Jr.



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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia Vietnam veterans. At the time of the interview, Bill Fox was an employee of Bailey and Thompson (Accounting?). He discusses: his family (including relatives who fought in the Civil War); his education; his employment; enlisting in the military; his training in the military; his experiences in the Vietnam War; anecdotes; weapons they used in the War; a very brief section on skin diving & fishing; returning to America; his views on big business; reenrolling in college and his experiences there; his marriage and divorce; working in the Owens Illinois glass plant; and discrimination against Vietnam veterans.

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Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans


Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Fox, Bill, 1948- -- Autobiography., United States. Army -- firearms -- Oral histories., Owens-Illinois, inc -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Oral histories., Universities and colleges -- Oral histories., Skin diving -- Oral histories., United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Oral histories.


Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-400.


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Oral History Interview: Bill Fox