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Title
From City Boy to First Target
Tony Vargas
Contributor
Martinez, Paul
Bopp, Nick
Date Created and/or Issued
2011-04-01
Publication Information
http://anotherwarmemorial.com/tony-vargas/
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
An Other War Memorial -- Memories of the American War in Viet Nam
Rights Information
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Description
Nick Bopp is a senior majoring in Computer Engineering / Computer Science. Paul Martinez is a junior majoring in Architecture. [Profiler bio]
Tony Vargas is a Los Angeles native who was a a machine gunner in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. After receiving a Purple Heart for a wound he received during the Tet Offensive, he went home and began his civilian life. Tony mentioned off camera that he has no bitterness at all about what happened to him in Vietnam, and feels that his being there was part of a much larger divine plan. He is now a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and spends a lot of his time serving his community through his calling and responsibilities within the same. [Profile bio]
Type
image
Format
1 image
4 video files (00:08:02)
4 transcripts
Identifier
vargastony-profileimage
vargastony-vid1
vargastony-vid1_tr1
vargastony-vid2
vargastony-vid2_tr2
vargastony-vid3
vargastony-vid3_tr3
vargastony-vid4
vargastony-vid4_tr4
http://doi.org/10.25549/viet-c80-134
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/vargastony-profileimage.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Vietnam war
Combat
Machine guner
Marines
Volunteer
Viet cong
Communist
Veteran
Place
California
Los Angeles
Pomona
Hue
Huế
USA
Vietnam
Source
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
An Other War Memorial--Memories of the American War in Viet Nam

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