Oral History Interview with Darrell Harrington, July 5, 1997

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Interview with Darrell Harrington, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Harrington describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse, and includes details on his assignments to Chu Lai, Da Nang, and the 91st Evacuation Hospital in An Khe. Harrington also discusses the treatment of wounded troops and enemy soldiers, relationships between doctors and nurses, general morale problems, and recreational activities. He recalls his return to the States on thirty-day leave as well as post-Vietnam adjustments and his attitudes toward the war.

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p. ; 28 cm.

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Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Harrington, Darrell July 5, 1997.

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Interview with Darrell Harrington, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Harrington describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse, and includes details on his assignments to Chu Lai, Da Nang, and the 91st Evacuation Hospital in An Khe. Harrington also discusses the treatment of wounded troops and enemy soldiers, relationships between doctors and nurses, general morale problems, and recreational activities. He recalls his return to the States on thirty-day leave as well as post-Vietnam adjustments and his attitudes toward the war.

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p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • July 5, 1997

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  • 1931 - July 5, 1997

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  • Aug. 31, 2012, 9:48 p.m.

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Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Harrington, Darrell. Oral History Interview with Darrell Harrington, July 5, 1997, book, July 5, 1997; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc98973/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.