Veterans Oral Histories

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Interview Date

8-11-2012

Abstract

0:15 The Draft; 0:58 Entering the Service; 1:38 Being Drafted; 2:08 Born in Chicago; 3:00 Basic Training; 3:12 Camp Stoneman; 3:49 Korea; 4:11 Assigned to the 40th Division; 4:19 MOS; 4:50 Fox Company Machine Gunner; 5:13 Company Armor; 5:57 Lifeguarding; 6:40 Cleaning Machine Gun; 7:20 Getting Discharged; 8:00 Nothing to Do; 8:30 Basic Training; 9:03 What was your Purpose? 10:00 Communism; 11:10 Patriotism; 12:12 Comrades; 13:49 Getting Split Up; 14:00 Getting Married; 16:37 Ice Skating; 17:40 No Long Term Relationships; 18:30 Work After the Service; 20:03 GI Bill; 22:00 Marching; 26:00 Basic Training; 26:50 Patriotic; 28:00 Army Pay; 30:15 Movies (rest); 31 :00 Journal; 32:00 Family; 33:00 Reflecting on the draft; 34:00 Reflecting on Government; 35:00 Why we fight (technology); 37:00 Stop Communist Aggression (Culture); 38:00 Avoiding the Draft and Serving; 40:00 Memory; 40:50 Homeless; 43:00 Do we owe vets? 45:00 �I enjoyed my service�; 46:00 �I did my job�; 47:00 Get a haircut.

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