Interviewee

John William Vessey, Jr.

Document Type

Oral History

Date of Interview

2-16-2012

Abstract

This is the 30th interview in a series of 37 interviews with General John W. Vessey. In this interview, Gen. John Vessey discusses the period of 1982 to 1985 in which he served as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Specifically, Gen. Vessey discusses the bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon in October 1983.

Copyright

All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced without the written permission of Concordia University Library or Thomas Saylor, Department of History, Concordia University, St. Paul.

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