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Gas Tanker Driven by Bethalto Resident Everett Jett in West Germany in the 1960s

Citation

“Gas Tanker Driven by Bethalto Resident Everett Jett in West Germany in the 1960s,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1049.

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Description

This photograph shows the 2HALF ton gas tanker driven by Bethalto resident Everett Jett while he was stationed in West Germany from January 1964 to June 1966. Jett served in the 3-703rd Maintenance Battalion, in which he transported gas to other vehicles using this tanker. Jett later served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. When he retunred home to Bethalto, he became a truck driver.

This photograph was digitized as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brought to class by Jett's grandon, Colton Hyman.

Subjects

  • government
  • Bethalto
  • Cold War
  • military

Contributor

  • Jett, Everett

Date

Circa 1964 - 1966

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white photographic print
  • jpg

Coverage

  • Bethalto, Illinois
  • 1960s

Identifier

  • Hyman-Colton-P-0001
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