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Ted Grace

Vietnam War Oral Histories

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-10-11

Duration: 00:08:43

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

Contributors:

  • Grace, Ted Interviewee

Description

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.