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Bruce Jolly oral history interview

Identifier: DOH-445

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Bruce D. Jolly, Class of 1965. Oral history interview documenting his service in the United States (US) Army during the Vietnam War. Jolly describes joining the Ordnance Corps in January 1968, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant, serving in Bien Hoa at the Long Binh Depot, and working as Chief of Computer Operations. Discusses living in Vietnam, the interactions between US officers and Vietnamese citizens, and the US societal perceptions shifting during his time in college, graduate school, and after the war. As a student at Dartmouth College, member of Dartmouth Society of Engineers, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Attended Darned School of Business at University of Virginia and worked at IBM prior to serving in Vietnam. Bruce Dwight Jolly passed away on 2 October 2021 in Earlysville, Virginia.


  • 2015-05-28


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


4 Files (1 .wav audio file (3 hours, 0 minutes, 17 seconds); 1 .docx transcript (76 pages); 1. pdf transcript (76 pages); 1 .docx transcript word list)

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Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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