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Michael Shaw (2017)

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-01

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Military | Veterans | United States. Navy


  • Shaw, Michael Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on August 1, 2017, with Michael Shaw of Monroe, Louisiana. Shaw served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He discusses: his training; serving on the USS Enterprise; his role as an aviation boatswain working with catapults; the day he was electrocuted; and his advice for young people who are interested in joining the military.