Interview with James B. Vires


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 129
  • Date: 11/22/2019
  • Interviewer: Williams, Samuel
  • Interviewee: Vires, James B.
  • Description: In this video interview, James B. Vires discusses his time in the United States Marine Corps. In particular, Vires comments on basic training, his deployment to the Middle East, and encountering Sadaam Husein's torture chambers in Abu Ghraib Prison. He also explains his feelings of being lost after discharge, details the benefits of spending more time with his family, and shares the different little things he still carries with him from the Marine Corps.
  • Location: Sellerburg, IN
  • Duration: 0:13:24
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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 James B. Vires,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed October 27, 2021,