Interview with Dennis Ellinger


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 100
  • Date: 11/17/2019
  • Interviewer: Ellinger, Sam
  • Interviewee: Ellinger, Dennis
  • Description: Dennis Ellinger details his time in the Marine Corps during Vietnam. In particular, Ellinger comments on his life before his enlistment, why he chose to enlist rather than face being drafted, his resulting deployment to Vietnam, his combat experiences, and being wounded. He also discusses what his life was like after the war and his reflections on his service.
  • Location: Plymouth, IN
  • Duration: 0:50:12
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  • Restrictions: None
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Dennis Ellinger,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 14, 2021,