Oral History Interview with Carl Horton, August 31, 1997

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Interview with Carl Horton, an operating room nurse and Vietnam Army veteran. In the interview, Horton describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. He goes in depth about his assignments, which include Yokohama, Japan and Dong Tam and Can Tho with the 3rd Surgical Hospital. Horton also discusses living accommodations, hospital facilities, American relations with the South Vietnamese military personnel and civilians, "short time" and out-processing, leisure time, and recreational activities. He also discusses the adjustments that he had to make after the war was over and his continuing work with the Veterans Administration.

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Creation Date: August 31, 1997
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: August 31, 1997
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Place
United States - Texas
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Vietnam
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Japan
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From August 6, 1935 to August 31, 1997
Description:

Interview with Carl Horton, an operating room nurse and Vietnam Army veteran. In the interview, Horton describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. He goes in depth about his assignments, which include Yokohama, Japan and Dong Tam and Can Tho with the 3rd Surgical Hospital. Horton also discusses living accommodations, hospital facilities, American relations with the South Vietnamese military personnel and civilians, "short time" and out-processing, leisure time, and recreational activities. He also discusses the adjustments that he had to make after the war was over and his continuing work with the Veterans Administration.

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37 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | nurses | operations | facilities | battles | casualties | Veterans Administration
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1198
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc98977
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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