Veteran's History Project
Thomas J. Roberts, Corporal, Combat Medic, US Army, 1969 – 1970
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Thomas J. Roberts (Tom) had graduated from High School in Burlington, WI in 1967. He was trying to learn the trade of being a printer and working with photography. He was working for the people who managed the Burlington newspaper and had been with the firm over two years.
Tom was a serious minded young man who had a solid spiritual core. For som...