John William Vessey, Jr.

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Oral History

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This is the 22nd interview in a series of 37 interviews with General John W. Vessey. In this interview, Gen. John Vessey discusses the period of 1966 to 1979 in which he completes two tours in Southeast Asia and is stationed in Germany. Specifically, Gen. John Vessey continues to discuss his time as the Commander in Chief, U.S. Forces in Korea from 1976-1979. He also discusses his time as the Vice Chief of Staff in Washington, D.C. from 1979-1982.


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