Oral History Interview with Jose Gonzales, July 4, 1997

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Interview with Jose Gonzalez, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Gonzalez describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Gonzalez discusses what life was like during his assignment to the 24th Evacuation Hospital, and includes details concerning relationships between doctors and nurses, morale, American relations with Vietnamese civilians, recreational activities, entertainment, and his Bronze Star award. He also recalls the adjustments that both he and many of his comrades dealt with post-Vietnam, and shares his attitudes toward the war.

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Creation Date: July 4, 1997
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: July 4, 1997
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United States - Texas
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Vietnam
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Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1931 to July 4, 1997
Description:

Interview with Jose Gonzalez, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Gonzalez describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Gonzalez discusses what life was like during his assignment to the 24th Evacuation Hospital, and includes details concerning relationships between doctors and nurses, morale, American relations with Vietnamese civilians, recreational activities, entertainment, and his Bronze Star award. He also recalls the adjustments that both he and many of his comrades dealt with post-Vietnam, and shares his attitudes toward the war.

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51 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | anesthetists | fields | civilians | operations | relations | assignments
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1191
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc98974
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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