Kramer, Donald M. (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2006

Don Kramer was born in Gary, Indiana on April 3, 1943. Don got his GED when he was 17, got married, and also joined the Navy. Don worked in the Caribbean, Europe, Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos. Don was involved in many fire fights while in Vietnam and was often under heavy attack. After being badly wounded in a mortar attack in 1972, Don was discharged from the Navy 6 months short of retirement and spent 2 years in military hospitals receiving physical therapy. He retired from his job in 2005 and now spends most of his time at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries
Veterans History Project (U.S.)
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Oral history, Veterans History Project (U.S.), United States--History, Military, Michigan--History, Military, Veterans, Video recordings, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American, and United States. Navy
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