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Jonathan P. Feltner papers

MS-1387
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1387

Description

The papers of Jonathan P. Feltner contain letters home, maps, newsletters, magazines, a photograph and personal records related to Feltner's service during the Vietnam War and his receipt of several medals including a Purple Heart. In his letters, Feltner reflects on the bitterness and anguish he feels about the War, often with brutal honesty. He also describes battles, the difficulty of patrolling in various terrains, comrades lost, being injured, twice, the VC and the Vietnamese in the Villages he and his troops sweep through. In later letters, he talks about his recuperation and redeployment on desk duty in Okinawa, Japan.

Dates

  • 1968-1975; 1988; 2006-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.5 linear ft (1 box)

Overview

Jonathan P. Feltner (b. 1945), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1967. The collection contains letters to parents, maps, magazines, a photograph, and biographical information related to Feltner's service in the Vietnam War.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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