Vietnam War Oral Histories
Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-10-11
Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States. Army | Military | Veterans
- Grace, Ted Interviewee
An oral history interview conducted on October 11, 2017, with Ted Grace of Monroe, Louisiana. Grace served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant following his ROTC training; his role as a forward observer for an infantry company during search-and-destroy missions; his impressions of the enemy; his memories of walking into an ambush; his medals; returning home; the unfair treatment of Vietnam veterans; his advice for young people interested in joining the military; and his annual reunions with his friends from Vietnam.