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James Anderson

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-11-11

Duration: 00:08:14

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


  • Anderson, James Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on November 11, 2017, with James Anderson of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Anderson, a native of Elton, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: the work of his weapons platoon; the day he was wounded; the strong bond of Vietnam veterans; his medals; returning home; and the death of his Battalion Colonel.