Vietnam War Oral Histories
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-11-29
Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States. Army | Military | Veterans
- Young, Walter Interviewee
An oral history interview conducted on November 29, 2017, with Walter “Larry” Young of Columbia, Louisiana. Young, a native of Stephens, Arkansas, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: being drafted; his training; his trip to Vietnam; working on radios; his interactions with the Vietnamese people; and his advice for young people interested in joining the military.