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Dale A. Fillmore, Mr. (Dale A. Fillmore) (1154) Dale Fillmore Collection

 Collection

Found in 538 Collections and/or Records:

Audio Letter #3
Item Number: 1154AU0941   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family Side A Dale Fillmore explains where he is stationed (Camp Evans) in Vietnam and what he is doing (working around Quang Tri). He was involved in the construction of Tombstone landing zone, which was renamed El Paso. Fillmore's battalion was ordered to

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Item Creation Date: February 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0939   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family Side A Dale Fillmore reports to his parents that he has returned to An Khe following some time at Katum. While at Katum Fillmore experienced several mortar attacks. The weather is cold and rainy because of the monsoons. Fillmore has been flying lead

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Item Creation Date: 01 November 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0940   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family Side A Dale Fillmore records a list of individuals from whom he received mail or tapes. Fillmore also tells of some of the letters he wrote recently. Fillmore then describes the seasons in Vietnam, which reminds him of the weather in Portland, Oregon.

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Item Creation Date: 20 December 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0942   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family Side A Dale Fillmore has returned to Camp Evans from his R&R in Australia. Fillmore begins by talking about the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive. This offensive in his opinion was an effort by the North to demonstrate that the U.S. goals of

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Item Creation Date: February 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0943   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family on 10 May 1968 Side A In this recording, Fillmore responds to the most recent mail that he received. He has eighty-eight days left in his tour in Vietnam. He explains some of the slang terms used in Vietnam, including 'slick' or 'Huey', ^D<'hook',

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Item Creation Date: 10 May 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0944   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family during June 1968 Side A Dale Fillmore talks with a fellow soldier on top of their bunker. The discussion begins with the destruction of Dong Ha, the previous day. The discussion focuses on the filming and taking of pictures while in Vietnam. into

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0945   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family during June 1968 Side A The beginning of the audio file contains a song composed by some of the members of Dale Fillmore's U.S. Army Company called the Red Tavern Quartet. The name of the song is The Ballad of the Song Re Valley. The remainder of the

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Item Creation Date: 28 May 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Family
Item Number: 1154AU0962   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Side A There is nothing on Side A of this digital audio. Side B Dale Fillmore's friend Bob Garvin ('Goose') takes the microphone from Fillmore and talks to Fillmore's family teasing them about their son 'Killler' Dale. There is good-natured joking between Dale and 'Goose' about the east coast

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Item Creation Date: 21 March 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0949   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife Side A Dale Fillmore's 31 December 1970 tape recording to his wife contains a description of the New Year's festivities. He mentions the problem of U.S. troops firing into the air with their weapons and accidentally killing each other. As a result,

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Item Creation Date: 31 December 1970 and 1 January 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0951   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife January 1971 Side A Dale Fillmore tells his wife that he prefers to send his letters via tape recording rather than writing them by hand periodically. He continues his discussion by describing his progress on his New Year's resolutions to stop smoking,

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Item Creation Date: 11 and 12 January 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0952   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife January 1971 Side A Dale Fillmore tells his wife how to deal with everyday concerns like charge accounts that must be paid. Dale will be sending pictures of himself from Vietnam. He begins to discuss the novels that he has been reading, including

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Item Creation Date: 19 January 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0953   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife January 1971 Side A Dale Fillmore tells his wife that he takes notes when listening to his wife's tapes so that he can answer he questions. Fillmore also discusses family friends and other family issues like having their Great Dane spayed. He suggests

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Item Creation Date: 24 January 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0954   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Side A Dale Fillmore begins this recording with a suggestion that Jenny (his wife) purchase a dog. Dale Fillmore is planning on obtaining leave beginning on 20 March 1971. Fillmore explains the complicated system of obtaining leave for R&R, Dale is requesting an exception to the rules because ha

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Item Creation Date: 04 February 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0955   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife February 1971 Side A Dale Fillmore apologizes for not writing the other day, but he just wasn't in the mood to write. Fillmore thanks his wife for the cards that she sends to him. Dale mentions several times an earthquake in the L.A. area. Dale talks

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Item Creation Date: 13 February 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0956   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife March 1971 Side A Dale Fillmore apologizes to his wife about being angry when he did not receive any letters from her, he is really happy now. He then describes his recent workout and reading habits, he prefers Steinbeck and Hemmingway over the old

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Item Creation Date: 04 March 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0957   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife, Easter 19971 Side A Dale Fillmore begins this tape with Easter greatings to his wife. He has reported to his new station at Camp Eagle, where he is supposed to fly, however he has not yet flown. His only assignment at Eagle is to fly, and with not

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Item Creation Date: April 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0958   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife, 13 May 19971 Side A Dale Fillmore, begins this recording with thanking her for her recent card and Slim Jim. Fillmore is standing a watch in the hangar while making this recording. In two weeks is Dale's anniversary, he has not bought anything yet, as

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Item Creation Date: 13 May 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0959   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife, 27 June 19971 Side A Fillmore starts this tape by thanking her for her recent tape that he received. Fillmore answers his wife's questions about the life insurance, birth control, horses, motorcycles, car financing, and how Gretchen (the family dog)

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Item Creation Date: 27 June 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife
Item Number: 1154AU0960   (Click For More Item Information)
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Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife, 18 July 19971 Side A Dale Fillmore writes his wife that part of the problem that she hasn't received much mail because the weather has slowed down the outgoing mail. Fillmore received three letters from his wife that morning. Fillmore gets concerned

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Item Creation Date: 18 July 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife and Family
Item Number: 1154AU0946   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family and wife 14 December 1970 Side A This tour is essentially a ^D<'bore^D>' as there is no activity in the area. Dale Fillmore relates the trouble that he endured to obtain the reel to reel audio player, which was a challenge because things are shifting

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Item Creation Date: 14 December 1970

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife and Family
Item Number: 1154AU0947   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family and wife 15-17 December 1970 Side A Dale Fillmore begins this recording with the news that he has been offered a promotion to the Battalion S-3 Operations Officer/Executive Officer in Long Binh responsible for Chinook operations. He continues by

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Item Creation Date: 15 December 1970

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife and Family
Item Number: 1154AU0948   (Click For More Item Information)
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Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his family and wife Side A Dale Fillmore is now working at Battalion Tactical Operations Center, where you work 24 hours and then get 48 hours off. During the day there is little activity unless aircraft go down with maintenance. During the night the

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Item Creation Date: 22 December 1970

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Audio Letter from Dale Fillmore to his Wife and Family
Item Number: 1154AU0950   (Click For More Item Information)
 Audio

Audio letter from Dale Fillmore to his wife Side A The beginning of this audio includes recounting calling his wife the other night. Dale Fillmore's tape recording contains a discussion of financial matters, including prioritizing bill payments. The remainder of the audio file is merely a stream

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Item Creation Date: 06 January 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 08 Feb 2018]
Dale Fillmore Collection (1154) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11540000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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This collection consists of 24 recorded letters from Dale Fillmore to his family during his two tours in Vietnam, 1967-1968 (Co. B, 229th Battalion (Assault Helicopter)) and 1970-1971 (242nd Aviation Company). The collection also contains approximately 1.5 linear feet of slides and letters home donated by Dale Fillmore. The letters were written during Fillmore's army basic training at Fort Polk, primary helicopter school at Fort Wolters, advanced helicopter school at Fort Rucker, and two tours of Vietnam. The materials are dated 1966-1971.

Added: 16 May 2003[Updated: 08 Aug 2019]
Friends of B/229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Mailing List with Notes
Item Number: 11540101001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 24 Oct 2018[Updated: 24 Oct 2018]
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Interview with Dale A. Fillmore
Item Number: OH0298   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 127]

Dale Fillmore served two tours of duty in Vietnam, 1967-1971. He served with Company B, 229th Battalion, Ist Cavalry as a communications officer, then with the 242nd Aviation Company in Cu Chi.

Author(s): Steve Maxner

Item Creation Date: 19 April 2003

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 07 Mar 2008[Updated: 25 Jan 2012]
Interview with Warrant Officer Dale Fillmore
Item Number: 1154AU0961   (Click For More Item Information)
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Interview with Warrant Officer Dale Fillmore Side A This is an interview with Dale Fillmore by Specialist Straub, when Fillmore was a Warrant Officer, assigned as a pilot to Bravo Company, 229th Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry. Warrant Officer Fillmore discusses the difficulties of flying in

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: arrival in Vietnam
Item Number: 11540118001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 5]

Item Creation Date: 17 August 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 26 Oct 2018[Updated: 05 Nov 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: birthday and classes
Item Number: 11540106001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 21 August 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: christmas leave and schedule at Fort Wolters
Item Number: 11540111001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 9 November 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: classes and grades
Item Number: 11540113001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 30 January 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: classes and letters
Item Number: 11540105001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 8 August 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 24 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: combat near Dak To (Distinguished Service Cross recommendation)
Item Number: 11540122001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 21 November 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 26 Oct 2018[Updated: 26 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: coming home
Item Number: 11540130001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 16 October 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 30 Oct 2018[Updated: 30 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: coming home after boot camp
Item Number: 11540104001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 5]

Item Creation Date: 1 August 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 24 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: coming home and description of Fillmore's medals
Item Number: 11540124001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 7 July 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 29 Oct 2018[Updated: 29 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: coming home in September
Item Number: 11540103001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 31 July 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 24 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: description of christmas leave
Item Number: 11540112001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Publication Date: 4 January 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: description of life at Fort Wolters
Item Number: 11540110001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 4 November 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: description of LZ English
Item Number: 11540119001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: 1 September 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 26 Oct 2018[Updated: 26 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: Fillmore's orders, huey description, and 30 day leave
Item Number: 11540114001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 22 March 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: final missions of first tour and sale of items
Item Number: 11540124002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 19 July 1968

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 29 Oct 2018[Updated: 29 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: finances and Bong Song
Item Number: 11540117001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: 27 August 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 26 Oct 2018[Updated: 26 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: finances and coming leave
Item Number: 11540116001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 11 April 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: first helicopter ride and autorotation
Item Number: 11540109001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 31 October 1966 - 1 November 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: leaving preflight school
Item Number: 11540108001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 24 August 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: new car and plans for leave
Item Number: 11540115001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: pictures from home and flight time
Item Number: 11540120001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Item Creation Date: 14 September 1967

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 26 Oct 2018[Updated: 26 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: plans for after boot camp
Item Number: 11540107001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 27 August 1966

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 25 Oct 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
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Letter from Dale Fillmore to his family - re: posting to Ft. Lewis
Item Number: 11540131001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 26 October 1971

Collection: Dale Fillmore Collection

Association: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)

Added: 30 Oct 2018[Updated: 30 Oct 2018]
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