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Jacob Shane Sellers

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Description

This interview is one of a series titled the Veterans History Project. Dennis Ray Johnson was a member of the United State Marine Corp and a veteran of the Vietnam War. He discusses: very brief information about his employment history before the war; how he was drafted and why he chose the Marine Corp; his military training; his experiences in the service and in the Vietnam War; his employment & his experiences after the war; other Vietnam veterans; stories about the South Korean R.O.K. Marines; some discussion of the Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom?); politics; the Kennedy assassination; a story about an AWOL solider; some discussion of civil rights; and other topics.

Publication Date

1-30-2005

Keywords

Vietnam veterans

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Johnson, Dennis Ray, -- Autobiography., Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963., United States. Marine Corps -- Oral histories., Military education -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Oral histories., Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-694.

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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: Dennis Ray Johnson

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