In Memoriam: Dr. James R. Reckner (1940-2018)

Dr. James R. Reckner passed away November 16, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 78. Dr. Reckner served as a sailor in the U.S. Navy and completed two tours in Vietnam. After retiring from the Navy in 1978 Dr. Reckner received his Ph.D. from the University of Auckland. He taught at Texas Tech University for 20 years. During that time, he founded the Vietnam Center and Archive that is housed there. Dr. Reckner is known for his 1988 work Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet.

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Posted: March 13, 2019
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