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Bill Spriggs - Vietnam War

Bill Spriggs was drafted into the United States Army in November of 1965. He received his basic training at Ft. Hood, Texas. In July, 1966, Bill's division was slated for deployment to Vietnam. During his tour in Vietnam, Bill served as an 11B-Infantryman which consisted of daily foot patrols in search of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars.

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Private Bill Spriggs stands in front of the 41st Infantry Regiment barracks at Fort Hood, Texas, while he was in Basic Training in December of 1965.

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Fort Hood, Texas

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December of 1965

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Sergeant Gerald Jett and Specialist Spriggs in early 1967, while they served with the 4th Division west of Pleiku near the Cambodian border.

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West of Pleiku near the Cambodian border

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Early 1967

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Bill Spriggs, taken at the time of the interview in January, 2010.

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Unknown

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January, 2010

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