Authors

Bill Fox

Interviewer

John C. Hennen, Jr.

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Description

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.

Publication Date

1-14-1984

Keywords

Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans

Disciplines

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.

Comments

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

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Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Oral History Interview: Bill Fox

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