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Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Associati... (2008) Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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1994 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Widow Maker
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Front Cover Photo – An AH-1G Cobra from the Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry. Late 1971. This photo belongs to VHCMA member Donivan Earhart. From 1970 to 1972, Donivan was at Phu Loi and during his spare time setup a camera in POL (the refuel point). The name “Bill” is

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Item Creation Date: January 1994

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

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1995 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - The Long Green Line
Item Number: 20080202001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – “It’s dawn in the central highlands of Vietnam. The air is heavy with the smell of rain and moist vegetation. The thunder of a passing monsoon rumbles through the mist-shrouded valley as a scouting platoon arrives on a rocky outcropping. Soon, however, the

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Item Creation Date: 1995

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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1996 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Riders on the Storm
Item Number: 20080203001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – Riders on the Storm by Joe Kline circa 1994. Joe has captured and controlled, choreographed bedlam that was typical during many combat assaults. Many look at the print and say they can hear the radios and smell the smoke.

January
A Seawolf

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Item Creation Date: 1996

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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1997 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Widow Maker
Item Number: 20080204001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – An Ah-1G Cobra from the Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry. Late 1971. This photo belongs to VHCMA member Donivan Earhart. From 1970 to 1972, Donivan was at Pgu Loi and during his spare time setup a camera in POL (the refuel point). The name “Bill” is

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Item Creation Date: 1997

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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1998 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Have Guns Will Travel
Item Number: 20080205001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – Have Guns Will Travel by Joe Kline circa 1995. Featuring CUH-1C Huey Gunships.

January
In the Beginning…
Although these photos were not taken in Vietnam, few good photos of these helicopters exist. They were the forebears of the most successful

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Item Creation Date: 1998

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2000 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association - Seawolf 306
Item Number: 20080206001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – U.S. Navy UH-1B, Seawolf 306, HAL-3 coming aboard USS Huntington County, November 1968. Photo by Norman E. Schrader, Seawolf 67.

January
Sabre 10
U.S. Army UH-1C at Playboy airstrip, SW of Pleiku, January 1967. Photo by Don

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Item Creation Date: 2000

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2001 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Nails and HEAT
Item Number: 20080207001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – An F Troop, 9th Cavalry AH-1G – April 1972. This photo was taken by VHPA member Ron Timberlake at Lai Khe during the famous Easter Offensive documented in the history section of the 1999 VHPA Directory. The warheads on the tall pile of rockets contain

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Item Creation Date: 2001

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2002 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - A 174th AHC Shark
Item Number: 20080208001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – Fred Thompson provided this photo of a 174th AHC UH-1C gunship. As mentioned in the 1994 VHPA Directory, this gun platoon loved to name and paint their UH-1Cs around things relating to the ocean. Dolphin and Seahorse were the favorite radio callsigns for the

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Item Creation Date: 2002

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2003 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Routine MEDEVAC?
Item Number: 20080209001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo: Cpl R.J. Del Vecchio provided this photo of Echo Papa (EP) 6, a CH-46A from HMM-265, conducting a medical evacuation in April 1968. See the narrative for the June photo in this calendar for more details.

January
A Mojave in Thailand
CH-37B

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Item Creation Date: 2003

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2004 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - VHPA 2004 Calendar
Item Number: 20080210001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo – UH-1C Easy Rider from the 176th AHC in late 1970. VHPA member Fred Thomposn took this photo from the wing aircraft while flying low level somewhere in Southern I Corps. Fred, who contributed to many VHPA publications, passed away in Nov. 2002. This calendar

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Item Creation Date: 2004

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2005 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - VHPA 2005 Calendar
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January
A CH-54 with a 155 mm howitzer sling load over the highlands. The aircraft, serial number 66-18430, was part of the 478th HHC. This photograph was taken by Ron Magnus during his tour in 1969.

February
The Kaaman Huskey HH-34 was an aircraft operated by

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Item Creation Date: 2005

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2006 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - 2006 Calendar
Item Number: 20080212001   (Click For More Item Information)
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January
This Sikorsky CH-53A was photographed by Robert Brackenhoff at Quang Tri in Feb 1971 during Lam Son 719. Other pictures this month are of Marine CH-53s; one taken by Dean Nelson at Chu Lai and another by Fred Thompson at Khe Sanh.

February
This

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Item Creation Date: 2006

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2007 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Rock Pile Resupply
Item Number: 20080213001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo – Rock Pile Resupply painted by Mike Leahy in 2005. VHPA member John (J.R.) Aucella commissioned this painting because he flew this mission about thirty times in late 1967, while HMM-361 operated from the USS Iwo Jima in the waters off northern I Corps. J.R.

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Item Creation Date: 2007

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2008 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - 2008 Calendar
Item Number: 20080214001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo – VHPA member Pete Baxter took this photo during a C Company, 227th Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Division Combat Assault about April 1967 southeast of Bong Son in II Corps. While the Huey’s door guns are not firing, someone else was. Notice the tracer

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Item Creation Date: 2008

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2009 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - 2009 Calendar
Item Number: 20080215001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo – An official US Army photo taken on 29 Mar 1970. Members of Company D, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade return sniper fire and call in support while on a search and secure mission northwest of Bong Son. The Huey is from the Casper Aviation Platoon of

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Item Creation Date: 2009

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2010 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Flying Into Hell
Item Number: 20080216001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Font-Cover-Photo – Flying into hell. Dan Fox took this picture during an A/229th AHB 1st Cav combat assault into An Loc in July 1972.

January
Remembering the Battle of An Loc
A/229th AHB 1st Cav UH-1Hs in July 1972. VHPA member Dan Fox took these photos. Day after

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Item Creation Date: 2010

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2011 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - BIERE '33' EXPORT
Item Number: 20080217001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front-Cover-Photo – BIERE “33” EXPORT Jim Spiers provided this photo of MAVERICK 33, a 175th AHC UH-1C named in honor of that wonderful Vietnamese beer, flying over the Mekong Delta in 1968.

January
Maverick Tools of the Trade
175th AHC UH-1C weapons systems circa

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Item Creation Date: 2011

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2012 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - HE AIN'T HEAVY ... HE'S MY BROTHER!
Item Number: 20080218001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother! – VHPA Member Neil Lee provided this photo of CH54-#67-18420 from the 273rd Heavy Helicopter Company recovering CH-47A #66-19082 from A Company, 288th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division on 1 April

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Item Creation Date: 2012

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2013 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - HOW BLUEGHOSTS KEPT SCORE
Item Number: 20080219001   (Click For More Item Information)
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2014 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - A 177TH AHC LRRP INSERTION
Item Number: 20080220001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – A 117th AHC LRRP Insertion – VHPA Member Ray Johnson took this photo of two 117th AHC UH-1Hs in 1969 while escorting them in a Huey gunship someplace in western III Corps. #68-15582 is nearest the camera. In April 1969 #582 joined the 117th straight from the

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Item Creation Date: 2014

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2015 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - VERT-REP
Item Number: 20080301001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo - VHPA Member Don Joyce took this photo of one of four CH-54As that deployed to Vietnam with the 478th Heavy Helicopter Company, 1st Air Cavalry Division in 1965. Other sources indicate that Wooley Booger was #64-14204, the first CH-54A lost in Vietnam on 5

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Publication Date: 2015

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2016 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - VERT-REP
Item Number: 20080302001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo - VHPA Member Frank Jensen provided this photo showing US Navy H-46 Bureau # 154036 from Helicopter Combat Support Squadron THREE Detachment 104 (HC-3 Det 104) conducting a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) operation from the USS San Jose (AFS-7), a combat

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Publication Date: 2016

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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2017 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - We Were Soldiers Once... And Young!
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Front Cover Photo - We Were Soldiers Once… And Young - VHPA Subscriber Bennie Koon took this photo about 3 April 1968 as his infantry battalion, the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Air Cavalry Division gets ready to leave LZ STUD for their part in Operation PEGASUS

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Item Creation Date: 2017

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2018 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) - Barrel Bombing Marine Style
Item Number: 20080304001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Front Cover Photo – VHPA subscriber Bill Stilwagen took this photo from another USMC CH-53 in June 1970. In a single day, HMH-463 used twelve helicopters in four flights of three to drop 2,000 55 gallon barrels filled with napalm mixed with diesel onto an enemy tunnel and

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Item Creation Date: 2018

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2019 Calendar, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
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Front Cover Photo – VHPA Member Jim Hadley took this photo on 25 Feb 1967 while waiting his turn to refuel at Tay Ninh during Operation JUNCTION CITY. The 336th AHC, based at Soc Trang, spent about a week at Tay Ninh – part of a force of 249 helicopter that moved eight

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Publication Date: 2019

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

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DVD- VHPA 2007 Reunion Presentations
Item Number: 2008VI2554   (Click For More Item Information)
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DVD contains War Stories and Historical Presentations from the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) 2007 Reunion in Phoenix, Arizona, 3-8 July 2007.

Item Creation Date: 2007

Collection: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 16 Oct 2008[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
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Helicopter Incident Report, 134th Assault Helicopter Company for UH-1H 66-166675
Item Number: 20080101001   (Click For More Item Information)
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Added: 18 Jul 2012[Updated: 31 Aug 2012]
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Photograph
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Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 19 Feb 2016]
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection (2008) Finding Aid
Item Number: 20080000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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DVD contains War Stories and Historical Presentations from the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) 2007 Reunion in Phoenix, Arizona, 3-8 July 2007.

The collection also includes 17 VHPA Calendars, from 1994 to 1998 and 2000 to 2018.

Added: 16 Oct 2008[Updated: 27 Sep 2018]