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Alvin Morrow (2017)

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-09

Duration: 00:04:26

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


  • Morrow, Alvin Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on August 9, 2017, at the Vietnam Veterans of America Conference in New Orleans, with Alvin Morrow of Birmingham, Alabama. Morrow served as a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: his decision to join the military; his two tours in Vietnam; his combat experience; his role as a drill instructor at Fort Polk in Louisiana; and the negative treatment he received when he returned home.