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John W. Murtha Collection

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John W. Murtha Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John W. Murtha
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1968
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
44th Engineer Battalion; Army Reserve
Location of Service
Fort Eustis, Virginia; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Korea
Highest Rank
Specialist Four
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served as a radio operator and radio-equipped jeep driver.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Dana Shupp
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/114430
Subjects:
Murtha, John W.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John W. Murtha Collection
(AFC/2001/001/114430), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-02-11
 

 

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