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Sgt. Robert J. Marks, Jr. Nantucket, MA, 8/1/1969

 Item, Object: 201, Box: 2
Part of Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides


Bob Marks was an infantryman in company D, 2/505 Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. After contracting malaria, he was given a job in the company rear area. After his service in Vietnam, Bob Marks returned to Nantucket and became refuge manager of Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, Nantucket and Deputy Federal Game Warden. Bob Marks was very involved in the efforts to save Nantucket wildlife following a spill of 7.6 million gallons of oil from the tanker argo merchant. See "Sports Illustrated", January 10, 1977, for a photo of Bob and an account of the oil spill incident of December, 1976.; Location: 2/505 Inf, 3rd Brig, 82 Airborne rear area, Tan Son Nut; photo by Jeff Hinman '68


  • 8/1/1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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