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Willie Miller

The Vietnam War: Louisiana Remembers

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-12

Duration: 00:03:42

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

Contributors:

  • Miller, Willie Interviewee

Description

An oral history interview conducted on September 12, 2017, with Willie Miller of Opelousas, Louisiana. Miller served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: being drafted; riding in an airplane that was shot down and reviving the commander; his worst day in Vietnam; the negative treatment of Vietnam veterans; his advice for young people interested in joining the military; the medals he received; and not receiving recognition for his military service in his hometown.