Documenting History: Oral History Project

The Vietnam War: Told from the Perspective of an African-American soldier

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Title

The Vietnam War: Told from the Perspective of an African-American soldier

Subject

oral history
Vietnam War
Vietnam
African American History
military history
1960s
1970s

Description

The purpose of this oral history interview with Joseph Liggins is to gain insight and knowledge from a man who experienced The Vietnam War first-hand. Readers will be able to learn about how the Cold War, World War II, and the Civil Rights Movement connect to the war. The objective of this project is to uncover the untold story of an African-American who was drafted to fight in the Vietnam War.

Creator

Gabrielle Sanford

Source

American Century Project

Publisher

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Date

February 14, 2017

Contributor

Amanda Freeman

Format

62 : bound ; 28 cm. + USB.

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Gabrielle Sanford

Interviewee

Joseph Liggins

Files

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EGSanfordOHP2017.pdf
OHP poster .pdf
JosephLiggins.jpg

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Citation

Gabrielle Sanford , “The Vietnam War: Told from the Perspective of an African-American soldier
,” Documenting History: Oral History Project, accessed October 22, 2020, http://documentinghistory.org/items/show/65.

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