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A Wisconsin Vietnam War veteran shares war history with James Williams Middle School students Submitted: 05/22/2018
Story By Phylicia Ashley

A Wisconsin Vietnam War veteran shares war history with James Williams Middle School students
RHINELANDER - Some people need to rely on movies and books to learn about certain parts of history.
One Wisconsin Vietnam veteran wanted to make sure that wasn't the case for Rhinelander middle school students.

Paul Miller spoke at James Williams Middle School Tuesday.He was drafted into the Vietnam War in 1967.
Miller said he wanted to share his experience and how the war impacted him. He doesn't want that part of history to be forgotten. 


"When I think I'm having a rough day I just think back to where I was in 1968 and some of things I had to go through," said Miller. 

James Williams Middle School student Conner Jensen is learning about the Vietnam War in history class.
Jensen said Miller's talk showed him the reality of history during the 60s.

"Some of the movies aren't actually how it actually goes. There's a huge difference in real life and how it is now," said Jensen.

Miller spoke to students from first to sixth grade Tuesday.



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