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Interview with Robert Devereux Slingluff

Item Number: OH0326
 Oral History
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Oral History
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
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  • Existence: 09 December 2003

General Note / OCR

(USMC) Robert Devereux Slingluff was born in Baltimore MD. His father was World War II POW Captain John K. Slingluff. 'Dev' enlisted in the Marines in late 1966, and worked as a medical corpsman at the Naval Hospital in Quantico VA. He arrived in Da Nang in January 1969 and served as a corpsman in the field and at the Battalion Aid Station with the 3/1 First Marine Division in Operation Oklahoma Hills, at Hill 55 and Hill 37, in the Dodge City and Arizona Territory areas, and at the Tu Cao Bridge. In February 1970 Dev was assigned to the Marine dispensary in Washington DC. He later briefly affiliated with Vietnam Veterans Against the War while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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OH0326, Robert Slingluff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 19 Dec 2003 [Updated: 02 Nov 2010]