Interview with Roger E. Kirby


  • Identifier2020 OH 096
  • Date11/22/2019
  • InterviewerMcDonald, Jennifer
  • IntervieweeKirby, Roger E.
  • DescriptionRoger E. Kirby discusses his childhood and his service in the Navy during the Vietnam War. In particular, he comments on growing up on a dairy farm, being raised by his father and extended family, the role the Navy played in Vietnam, and his duties and assignments. Kirby also adds his thoughts on public reactions to soldiers returning from the war, the relationships he formed, and, more generally, how military service impacted his life.
  • LocationWinchester, VA
  • Duration1:07:21
  • RestrictionsNone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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