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This interview is one of a series titled the Veterans History Project. Curtis Eldwood Puckett was a U.S. Marine and a veteran of the Korean War. He discusses: his family; a very brief section on his education and employment; joining the Marines; information about Camden (Ark.), where he was stationed; other places he was stationed; an assignment aboard the USS Juneau, which took him around the world; friends he had in the service; fighting that took place when North Korea attacked South Korea; duties aboard the ship; time he spent in Formosa (Taiwan); a battle with Chinese soldiers; being hospitalized after receiving a wound; being discharged; his life after discharge, including getting married and having children, finding employment, and working; as well as people he has known and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-693.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-693, Huntington, WV.