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Title:Bobby L. Davis Oral History
Author(s):Davis, Bobby L.
Contributor(s):Humphrey, Jennifer
Subject(s):Vietnam War veterans
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Davis, Bobby L. (b.1949)
Abstract:Davis, resident of Elizabethtown, Illinois, recalls his personal experiences in the army during the Vietnam conflict. He was drafted after graduating from high school and worked in a local fluorspar mine. Davis recalls incidents from his service in Vietnam, including seeing a man blown to pieces by a Vietcong satchel bomb and witnessing a black soldier saving a white soldier trapped in a bombed tower bunker. Photos taken by Davis while he was in Vietnam are included in the memoir.
Issue Date:2009
Citation Info:Davis, Bobby L. Oral History. Interview by Jennifer Humphrey. 2009. Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois, 2009
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-31

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