A Dream Interrupted: A Vietnam Veteran Succeeds in Show Business

Billy Terrell
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Following his tour of duty in Vietnam (1966-67), Billy Terrell became a successful and influential songwriter, producer, and entertainer. In this interview, he discusses his combat experiences, the injuries he sustained, his work with an orphanage in Vietnam, his struggles readjusting to life in America, and his career in show business (including his encounters with Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison). Part 1 of 2.

VIDEO DETAILS

conflicts Vietnam War
topics Camaraderie PTSD Faith and Religion Returning from War
interviewer Mark Frankel
date 03 July 2012

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Billy Terrell
service Army
unit 226th Supply and Service Company
specialty Quartermaster
service dates 1965 1967
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