Tim Fortner Scrapbook 2
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- Digital Object Type
- Information removed from digital copy?
- Physical Location
- Stacks D088.2
- Tim Fortner Collection
- 1969 to 1970
General Note / OCR
The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, certificates, award citations, memos/correspondence (including letters of appreciation), an ID card, and memorial service programs. Subjects include a visit to Da Nang, Fortner's living quarters, Fortner and fellow soldiers eating and drinking (e.g. at the Tiger Bar and Grille), helicopters (including damaged aircraft), Fortner's R&R trip to Hawaii (29 April - 6 May 1969), aerial views (e.g. Hue), an airfield, USS Iwo Jima, and Fortner's homecoming and reunion with his family.
In Memorium program dated 12 May 1969 is for CPL Peter Gibson (USMC, H&MS-39) and CPL Kennith W. Wheeler (USMC, HMM-262). In Memorium program dated 24 January 1969 is for CPL Barry Richard Franks (USMC HMM-262) and LCPL Stephen Woodthorpe Mayne (USMC HMM-262).
- Pub Credit Line
- 2833scrapbook1637, Tim Fortner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
- Added: 20 Jun 2019 [Updated: 20 Aug 2019]