Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Truck Driven by Sakasitz in West Germany in the 1960s

Citation

“Truck Driven by Sakasitz in West Germany in the 1960s,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1050.

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Description

This photograph shows a truck driven by a Sakasitz, a soldier serving in the 3-703rd Maintenance Battalion. Also in the Battalion was y Bethalto resident Everett Jett, who was stationed West Germany from January 1964 to June 1966. Jett transported gas to other vehicles using a gas 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-0002
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