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Title:James Marcus Wade Oral History
Author(s):Wade, James Marcus
Contributor(s):Annel, Jamie
Subject(s):Wade, James Marcus
Oral histories
Vietnam War veterans
Abstract:Wade discusses his twenty-year experience in the Navy especially during the Vietnam War as a Navy SEAL in Southeast Asia and as a stateside recruiter. He recalls growing up in Memphis, TN and describes the tense atmosphere of the town on the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed. He discusses his experiences at all-white Catholic schools and recalls the confusion on the day President Kennedy was shot. He reminisces about his father who was in the Navy during WWII. He discusses his change in careers from a Navy veteran to a high school English teacher.
Issue Date:2006
Citation Info:Wade, James Marcus Oral History. Interview by Jamie Annel, 2006. Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:University of Illinois, Board of Trustees
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-11

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