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Item Number
OH0045
Record Number
38618
Title
Interview with Marshall Paul
Interviewer
Garth Davis
Interview Date
03 February 1990
Collection
Marshall Paul Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:29:09 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Sergeant Paul discusses his earlier life experiences before he joined the Army in 1967. He served in Vietnam from January 1968 to April 1970. He comments on his feelings towards the people in the anti-war movement, including Bobby Seale and Jane Fonda, before turning to the induction process and basic training. Sergeant Paul recounts his experiences with the 173rd Airborne Brigade stationed at An Khe and his treatment as a "new guy" in Vietnam, race relations, fragging and his first fire fight. Sergeant Paul also discusses his time in the Special Forces, the Cambodian Incursion, the treatment of POWs and how he got wounded. Finally, Sergeant Paul explains his views of the war and his return to the United States.
Citation
Interview with Marshall Paul,  03 February 1990, Marshall Paul Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Oct. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0045>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0045, Marshall Paul Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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