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This interview is one of a series titled the Veterans History Project. Mr. Norris H. Mitchell was a sergeant and a Vietnam veteran. He discusses: his military training (including Officer's Candidate School); very detailed information about his experiences serving in Vietnam; the Tet Offensive; returning to the United States after Vietnam; his education; the important of cadence while moving troops; an anecdote about R & R (Rest and Relaxation) in the Dominican Republic; why he enlisted in the service; segregation and African Americans in the service; stories about jumps & jump school; as well as sections on napalm & Agent Orange and other topics.
Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-689.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-689, Huntington, WV.