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James P. Cullen (b. 1945) (part 1)

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Track 1: His background in the townland of Cormelia, near the Blueball, County Offaly. Discussed the meeting and marriage of his parents in New York. His mother was widowed as a young woman, and difficult circumstances compelled her to send James to Ireland for a short time to her sister, Bridget Keegan and her husband. At the age of four, he returned to his mother, and lived at 41st Street, Queens, New York. Track 2: His education in Queens. His first job as a newspaper boy at the age of nine, and his continuing education. Track 3: His graduation in Law and becoming a barrister. Visiting Ireland in 1969, and witnessing the outbreak of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Track 4: His draft to the United States Army, where he was attached to the Law section. His military experience and assignments, and his rise through the ranks to the post of Brigadier General and Chief Justice Advocate for the army. His views on the Vietnam War, and how Americans perceived it at this time.

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Description

Track 1: His background in the townland of Cormelia, near the Blueball, County Offaly. Discussed the meeting and marriage of his parents in New York. His mother was widowed as a young woman, and difficult circumstances compelled her to send James to Ireland for a short time to her sister, Bridget Keegan and her husband. At the age of four, he returned to his mother, and lived at 41st Street, Queens, New York. Track 2: His education in Queens. His first job as a newspaper boy at the age of nine, and his continuing education. Track 3: His graduation in Law and becoming a barrister. Visiting Ireland in 1969, and witnessing the outbreak of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Track 4: His draft to the United States Army, where he was attached to the Law section. His military experience and assignments, and his rise through the ranks to the post of Brigadier General and Chief Justice Advocate for the army. His views on the Vietnam War, and how Americans perceived it at this time.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Offaly county, fifth series

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

20.69 MB

Number of files:

1

Product ID:

CDOF05-01

Subject:

A life in the military

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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