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Jim Leggett (2017)

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-12

Duration: 00:04:23

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


  • Leggett, Jim Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on September 12, 2017, with Jim Leggett of Alexandria, Louisiana. Leggett served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: volunteering for the war; his assignments in Vietnam; writing letters to his mother every week; and why he turned against the war.