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Ernie Sylvester, Mr. (Ernie Sylvester) (1085) Ernie Sylvester Collection


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ernie Sylvester Collection (1085) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10850000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection contains one CD-ROM. The contents of the CD are transcribed copies of diary entries made by Sylvester while serving two tours in Vietnam. The first tour was from March 9, 1964 through February 25, 1965, and describes Sylvester's involvement with the 57th Medical Detachment (helicopter ambulance). Sylvester's second tour was from July 4, 1970 to June 28, 1971, when he served with the 54th Medical Detachment (air ambulance). One of the highlights of the diary is Sylvesters participation in Operation Lam Son 719 in the spring of 1971. Along with day-to-day accounts of Sylvester's activities in Vietnam are Lessons Learned, an After-action Report, and additional statistics from Lam Son 719.

Added: 09 Jan 2003[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Ernie Sylvester Diary
Item Number: 1085EM0147   (Click For More Item Information)
 Electronic Media

The CD contains trasnscribed diary of Sylvester while serving two tours in VIetnam (1964-1965 and 1970-1971).

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ernie Sylvester Collection

Added: 09 Jan 2003[Updated: 11 Dec 2012]
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
Interview with Ernie Sylvester
Item Number: OH0240   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[This Item may contain objectionable materials.]

[Number of Pages: 93]

(USA) Ernest J. Sylvester, originally from New Orleans, Louisiana served in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps from 1963 until 1985. Ernie went to Vietnam in March 1964 and served as a Medical Evacuation Pilot with the 57th Medical Detachment (RA) at Soc Trang. After rotating back to the U.S.

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 12 November 2002

Collection: Ernie Sylvester Collection

Added: 20 Nov 2002[Updated: 01 Feb 2008]
Personal Narrative - Through the Silent Diary, 9 March 1964 thru 28 June 1971
Item Number: 10850101001   (Click For More Item Information)

[Number of Pages: 150]

Author(s): Ernie Sylvester, 2/LT

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ernie Sylvester Collection

Added: 10 Sep 2002[Updated: 30 Jan 2013]
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