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188th Assault Helicopter Company Association


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

188th Assault Helicopter Company Collection (002) Finding Aid
Item Number: 0020000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of documents and moving images document the 188th Assault Helicopter Company's (AHC) responsibilities during the Vietnam Conflict. Documents are from the war era and the moving images range 1960s - 2000s.

Added: 15 Oct 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2019]
Jack Johnson Collection (640) Finding Aid
Item Number: 6400000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of VHS tapes, DVD, stories, and a recommendation for the nomination of Jack O. Johnson for induction into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame document Jack Johnson's service in Vietnam with the 188th Assault Helicopter Company.

Added: 10 Nov 2009[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Richard (Dick) Detra Collection (069) Finding Aid
Item Number: 0690000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately 23.5 linear feet of documents, moving images, photographs, slides, maps, books, electronic media, audio recordings, periodicals, and artifacts documenting Dick Detra's Vietnam War service, as well as the history of the Black Widows (188th Assault Helicopter Company) and Spiders (269th Combat Aviation Battalion) during the Vietnam War. A small proportion of the collection documents the activities of these units during the post 9/11 period.

Items of note in the collection include aerial photographs and maps of Camp Rainier (base camp for the 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry), also known as Dau Tieng Base Camp, where Dick Detra was stationed during 1967-1968; personal recollections and histories of the 188th Assault Helicopter Company covering the period 1966-1968 written by Dick Detra and 188th AHC commander Lieutenant Colonel Jack O. Johnson; reports; and deceased personnel files for both the 188th AHC and 269th CAB. The collection contains numerous photographs of the units operating at various bases from 1968 to 1970. Artifacts of note include battle streamers and various patches from the units over time, including some from the post 9/11 period. The collection covers the period 1966 to 2011, with the coverage being predominately 1966-1970.

Added: 05 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]