Interviewer

Connie Jean Zirkle

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Description

This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. This file contains an appendix of writings, photographs, and supporting information. Calvin J. Zirkle discusses: his family; his personal background; his service in the Korean War; difficulties he faced finding a job after the war; joining the military again (in the Air Force); his service in Vietnam (including being superintendent of vehicle maintenance); West Virginians in military service; his Bronze Star medal; his retirement; and other topics. This folder also contains works of poetry and prose.

Publication Date

1-22-1996

Keywords

Vietnam War, Korean War, Veterans

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Zirkle, Calvin J., 1931- -- Autobiography., United States. Air Force -- Oral histories., Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Oral histories., Veterans -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-587.

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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: Calvin Jean Zirkle

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