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C-7A Caribou Association


Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

C-7A Caribou Association Collection (1264) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12640000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of artifacts, membership rosters, a list of attendees of the 14th association reunion (November 2003), and nine postcards of the C-7A Caribout airplane document the activities of the C-7A Caribou Association. Materials date from both the war and post-war periods, with all manuscript materials coming from the post-war era. Materials are in good condition.

Added: 04 Feb 2004[Updated: 20 Nov 2006]
Charles E. Harris, Jr. Collection (1783) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17830000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Military administrative documents, postcards, photographs and slides document Charles E. Harris, Jr.'s tour of duty with the US Air Force in Vietnam, 1968. All materials in collection are original and from the war era.

Added: 23 May 2006[Updated: 15 Feb 2008]
Daniel Yost Collection (1262) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12620000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection contains two artifacts of Montagnard origin: a crossbow with a quiver full of arrows and a rat / snake trap. It also contains instructions on how to use the rat / snake trap.

Added: 15 Jan 2004[Updated: 19 May 2006]
Gary Wever Collection (1775) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17750000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of eight photographs, three Dong notes, and a South Vietnamese flag detail Gary Wever's service during the Vietnam War.

Added: 24 Apr 2006[Updated: 15 Nov 2006]
James E. Bone Collection (1778) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17780000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings document James E. Bone's service with the 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing (TAW) during the Vietnam Conflict. Photographs and newspaper clippings date from the war era. The letter dates from 1994.

Added: 19 May 2006[Updated: 15 Feb 2008]
James Furlong Collection (1786) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17860000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Maps, slides, military handbooks, flight manuals, and study materials collected by James Furlong document his military service in Vietnam.

Added: 13 Jun 2006[Updated: 14 Nov 2006]
Jerome P. Smolinski Collection (1811) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18110000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Slides document Jerome Smolinski's service in Vietnam with the 537th Tactical Airlift Squadron, united States Air Force, 1960-70. Slides also depict, Thailand, Singapore, and Florida.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 06 Jan 2010]
Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection (1869) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18690000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately one and a half linear feet of artifacts, photographs, and escape and evasion maps document Lt. Col. Richard L. 'Dick' Baird's service as a pilot in the United States Air Force from March 1968 to March 1969. All materials date from the war era and are in fair to good condition.

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Marty Hillman Collection (1779) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17790000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One original 16mm film shot by Kenneth C. Barnes documents an airdrop north of Da Nang and at Trabang, Spring 1968.

Added: 29 Aug 2006[Updated: 16 May 2007]
Ralph C. Erchinger Collection (1362) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13620000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Documents, slides, maps, and films document Ralph Erchinger's experiences as a C-7A Caribou pilot in Vietnam (1967 - 1968), as well as his military training and home life.

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Richard D. Besley Collection (1794) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17940000000   (Click For More Item Information)

124 slides document Besley's tour of duty in Vietnam from November 1967 to November 1968.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 06 Jan 2010]
Robert Cummings Collection (2358) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23580000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Copies of the front two pages of 'The Knoxville News Sentinel' 27 January 1973 headlining the United States and North Vietnam signing the Paris Peace Agreement. Also included is a copy of an article from the 22 February 1968 edition of the 'UT Daily Beacon' titled 'VC Offensives Effect Villages Psychologically.'

Added: 15 Oct 2010[Updated: 29 Jan 2016]
Robert Dugan Collection (1263) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12630000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The Robert Dugan collection includes 4 CD-ROMs; a videotape containing 8mm footage shot by Morris A. 'Doc' Kugler out of a Caribou over RVN in 1967; 1 Phu Cat Air Base history; 9 postcards of DeHavilland C-7A 'Caribou'; and a newsletter named Caribou Country, Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, And RVN July 1968. The CD-ROMs include a Caribou plaque dedication; Dugan photos-RVN 9/68-8/69; Reunion scrapbook 1991-1999; and the Department of Defense Specialized Flight information publication, Tactical Aerodrome Survey Directory South Vietnam (July 15,1969).

Added: 27 Jan 2004[Updated: 23 Apr 2008]
Robert W. Markham Collection (1245) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12450000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection contains two photographs, a Riverside National Cemetary brochure, an artifact from an airplane crash, a poster about National POW / MIA Recognition Day (9.19.03), and some correspondence describing the photographs.

Added: 01 Dec 2003[Updated: 12 Feb 2004]
Ron Siegfried Collection (2050) Finding Aid
Item Number: 20500000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Slides document Ron Siegfried's service in Vietnam, 1968-1969 and 1970-1971.

Added: 14 Feb 2008[Updated: 10 Nov 2009]
Steve Haigler Collection (1780) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17800000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of scanned newspaper clippings and an issue of Seventh Air Force News document Steve Haigler's service as a pilot of a C-7A Caribou during the Vietnam Conflict and various news from the Seventh Air Force. Newspaper is an original copy from 25 September 1968 and clippings are reproduced xerox copies.

Added: 19 May 2006[Updated: 15 Feb 2008]
Tom Collins Collection (1781) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17810000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One CD-R titled 'Phu Cat 537, 1967-1968' documents Second Lieutenant Tom Collins' service during the Vietnam Conflict as a pilot of the C-7A Caribou. CD-R contains photographs of various locations in Vietnam and is set to a montage of 1960s/1970s American pop music.

Added: 19 May 2006[Updated: 19 May 2006]
Wilbert Turk Collection (1244) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12440000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Book - Hangar Flying with Grandpa: Flight Adventure Stories for My Grandchildren by William Turk.

Added: 20 Nov 2003[Updated: 20 Nov 2003]