Oral History Interview with William Dunphy, August 31, 1997

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Interview with William Dunphy, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Dunphy describes some of his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. Dunphy discusses what it was like working at the Army hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details that concern general living accommodations, hospital facilities, relationships between doctors and nurses, work schedules, alcohol abuse by military personnel, drug problems, and American relations with Vietnamese civilians. He also recalls post-war adjustments and a rest and recuperation trip to Hawaii.

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Creation Date: August 31, 1997
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UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 31, 1997
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Place
United States - Texas
Place
Vietnam
Place
United States - Hawaii
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From August 1939 to August 31, 1997
Description:

Interview with William Dunphy, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Dunphy describes some of his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. Dunphy discusses what it was like working at the Army hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details that concern general living accommodations, hospital facilities, relationships between doctors and nurses, work schedules, alcohol abuse by military personnel, drug problems, and American relations with Vietnamese civilians. He also recalls post-war adjustments and a rest and recuperation trip to Hawaii.

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31 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | battles | casualties | anesthetists | operations | facilities | fields | relations | civilians
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1197
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc98976
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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