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Alvin Morrow

Vietnam War Oral Histories

Details

Collection:LPB

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

Contributors:

  • Morrow, Alvin Interviewee

Description

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.