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Item Number
OH0802
Record Number
476874
Title
Interview with Larry Bender
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
30 September 2010
Collection
Larry Bender Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
08:51:26 hr/min/sec
Description
Maj. Larry Bender (USMC, ret.) discusses his three tours in Vietnam. Bender served in-country with the 3/9 Marines and landed at DaNang as part of the first USMC forces to arrive in Vietnam in March 1965. During his second tour Bender served near Hue during the Tet Offensive of 1968, as well as other areas of I Corps before being severely wounded and evacuated for medical treatment. Bender returned to Vietnam in 1970, serving as an advisor to the 5th Vietnamese Marines and taking part in the Cambodian Incursion in the spring of 1970.
Citation
Interview with Larry Bender,  30 September 2010, Larry Bender Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 21 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0802>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0802, Larry Bender Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Oct 2010

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