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Document Details


Title: Don Halsey
Local code: OH0038
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: USA) Don Halsey enlisted in the United States Army in April 1970 and spent the next year in Vietnam. He served in counter intelligence and participated in the Phoenix Program, a program intent on eliminating the Viet Cong political apparatus. Halsey describes the general living conditions, his duties, Vietnamese intelligence, his observations on both Australian and South Vietnamese soldiers, the drug problem, medical facilities, landmines, and race relations. He also discusses the problems with snakes, R&R and his relations with the South Vietnamese people. Finally, Halsey examines the effects of the anti-war movement on the soldier's morale and the adjustment of returning home after the conflict. OH0038 - part of the Don Halsey Collection
Extent: 17 pages
URL: http://star.vietnam.ttu.edu/cgi-bin/starfetch.exe?eGgWMJj.guHJSAgtYdEQ6CZakO.ds8WYUbaRHdimf7sNxgmuug@ObjqMSfkcrY04FVphxTrQS7TauK5eC76.4Ure6w8EVjbx/OH0038.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Halsey, Don
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Intelligence officer; Military personnel
Document date: 09-Apr-1990
Interviewer: Whiting, Edwin
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025311-27161