Oral History Interview with Gary Hightower, April 13, 2001

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Interview with Gary Hightower, Signalman 1st Class Navy veteran of the Vietnam War originally from Baytown, Texas. Hightower answers specific questions concerning his time in Vietnam such as where he was stationed, what his job was, and if he had any scary combat moments; Hightower also explains his outlook on the war then, and in hindsight.

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6 p. ; 28 cm.

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Guest, Michael & Hightower, Gary May 15, 2003.

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Interview with Gary Hightower, Signalman 1st Class Navy veteran of the Vietnam War originally from Baytown, Texas. Hightower answers specific questions concerning his time in Vietnam such as where he was stationed, what his job was, and if he had any scary combat moments; Hightower also explains his outlook on the war then, and in hindsight.

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Oral History Interview with Gary Hightower, April 13, 2001

Interview with Gary Hightower, Signalman 1st Class Navy veteran of the Vietnam War originally from Baytown, Texas. Hightower answers specific questions concerning his time in Vietnam such as where he was stationed, what his job was, and if he had any scary combat moments; Hightower also explains his outlook on the war then, and in hindsight.

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Guest, Michael & Hightower, Gary. Oral History Interview with Gary Hightower, April 13, 2001, text, May 15, 2003; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth844971/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.