Atlanta Voices: Memories of Vietnam

Guarding The Unknowns

Clip | 3m 15s

Herb Smith was a guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during the height of the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1969. In this interview, he recalls what it was like to have the honor of serving as Tomb Guard, how he handled his nerves on the first day, and what makes for the perfect guard change.

Aired: 08/01/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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