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Walter Young

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-11-29

Duration: 00:05:14

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.