The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Viet Nam War
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Bill Carpenter's memoirs and three CDs of photographs document his service with Company A, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Division in 1967-1968. The three CDs in the collection contain photographs of the LRRPs of the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam (January - April 1967); LRRP teams preparing for missions; David Ives, the first LRRP KIA; and Lurp the Wonder Dog, the only member of LRRP to serve the entire time the unit was in Vietnam. The collection also includes articles and personal narratives from US Army Rangers/LRRPs, poems, and newsletters accumulated by William Carpenter. These materials are dated 2016-2018, or are otherwise undated.
Collection: Bill Carpenter Collection
Book written by Oscar Bell Nalls, Jr. titled 'If I Had Known, I'd Been Ready' is a compilation of short stories and poems written by Nalls to help inspire others to do the best with what they have.
Collection: Oscar Bell Nalls Collection
Book titled 'LURPS: A Ranger's Diary of Tet, Khe Sanh, A Shau, and Quang Tri' by Robert Ankony discusses his service as a U.S. Army Ranger in the Vietnam War, 1967-1968.
Collection: Robert Ankony Collection
The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Viet Nam War Collection (2161) Finding Aid
Approximately one linear foot of newsletters and historical occurences from the LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Vietnam War.
Photocopy from the 'Washington Post' of a poem by LRRP/Ranger Vietnam Veteran Lewis W. Bruchey and a letter from Timothy H. Joeckel to Donnie R. Hachey, the Chief Counsel for Operations of the Board of Veterans Appeals.
Collection: Timothy H. Joeckel Collection