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This interview is one of a series titled the Veterans History Project. Joseph Fleck was drafted in 1952. He discusses: being drafted; information about basic training and boot camp; moving across Europe in the service and his experiences in Germany and Austria, where he was stationed to guard the border from Russian Communists; explosives and booby traps; training exercises; detailed information about his jobs and duties in the military; and other topics as well.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-692.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-692, Huntington, WV.