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Item Number
OH0326
Record Number
155872
Title
Interview with Robert Devereux Slingluff
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
09 December 2003
Collection
Robert Devereux Slingluff Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USMC) Robert Devereux Slingluff was born in Baltimore MD. His father was World War II POW Captain John K. Slingluff. "Dev" enlisted in the Marines in late 1966, and worked as a medical corpsman at the Naval Hospital in Quantico VA. He arrived in Da Nang in January 1969 and served as a corpsman in the field and at the Battalion Aid Station with the 3/1 First Marine Division in Operation Oklahoma Hills, at Hill 55 and Hill 37, in the Dodge City and Arizona Territory areas, and at the Tu Cao Bridge. In February 1970 Dev was assigned to the Marine dispensary in Washington DC. He later briefly affiliated with Vietnam Veterans Against the War while a student at the University of North Carolina.
Citation
Interview with Robert Devereux Slingluff,  09 December 2003, Robert Devereux Slingluff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 20 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0326>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0326, Robert Devereux Slingluff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 26 Dec 2003[Updated: 9 Nov 2010]