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    Oral memoirs of Perry L. Stevens: An interview conducted on February 10th, 2022
    Perry Stevens was born on December 14, 1946 and grew up in San Angelo, Texas. Stevens was drafted to serve in the Vietnam War in 1966 and fought throughout the Tet Offensive. Throughout the interview, Stevens goes into detail about many of his own experiences as an infantryman and provides several anecdotes of his time in combat. At many points, Stevens speaks about the interpersonal relationships between both soldiers that fought with him, and the people that he fought against. Stevens also describes his struggles after returning from war and shares some of his own stories of uniting with veterans and his involvement in local veteran organizations.