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Michael Shaw

The Vietnam War: Louisiana Remembers

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-01

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Military | Veterans | United States. Navy

Contributors:

  • Shaw, Michael Interviewee

Description

An oral history interview conducted on August 1, 2017, with Michael Shaw of Monroe, Louisiana. Shaw served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He discusses: his training; serving on the USS Enterprise; his role as an aviation boatswain working with catapults; the day he was electrocuted; and his advice for young people who are interested in joining the military.