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Douglas C. Wheelbarger Collection

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Douglas C. Wheelbarger Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Douglas C. Wheelbarger
State of Birth:
VA
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1967-1971
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Military Scout Dogs
Location of Service
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Camp Pendleton, California; Quantico, Virginia; Vietnam
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Veteran was a prisoner of war (POW) for six days.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Contributor:
Douglas C. Wheelbarger
Contributor:
Michael Geiger
Contributor:
Vince Plaxico
Contributor:
Patricia Pearson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
James Madison High School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.18863
Subjects:
Wheelbarger, Douglas C.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Douglas C. Wheelbarger Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.18863), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/14/2007
 

 

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