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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia Vietnam veterans. Years before the interview, Foster Knight was a drill instructor at Parris Island, South Carolina. He discusses: his experiences in the military before and during Vietnam; his views on the mission of the war and the situation he faced in Vietnam; draft resisters and the anti-war movement; drug abuse; news media and the war; the Viet Cong; the Vietnamese people; veterans reentering America; meeting John Wayne and other celebrities; Operation Desert Storm; and other topics.
Vietnam War, Vietnam veterans
Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-609.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-609, Huntington, WV.