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Willie Miller (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: 00:03:42

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


  • Miller, Willie Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on September 12, 2017, with Willie Miller of Opelousas, Louisiana. Miller served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: being drafted; riding in an airplane that was shot down and reviving the commander; his worst day in Vietnam; the negative treatment of Vietnam veterans; his advice for young people interested in joining the military; the medals he received; and not receiving recognition for his military service in his hometown.