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Carl Vogel Collection (1863) Finding Aid

Item Number: 18630000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately two linear feet of slides, photographs, artifacts, an audio cassette tape, magnetic tape audio, military administrative and travel documents, postcards, and newspaper clippings document Carl Vogel's tour of duty in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief with the 117th Aviation Company, February 1964 - February 1965. One of the DD-214 forms and the magnetic tapes belonged to Robert G. Vogel, Carl Vogel's late brother, who served in Vietnam, 1968-1969. The bulk of the materials date from the war era, with some of the artifacts dating form the post-war period. Most materials are in moderate to good condition.

Dates

  • 19 March 2007

Biographical / Historical

Carl Vogel was born in Boston, Massachusetts in January 1946. In September 1963 he enlisted in the United States Army and attended Basic Training at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. His Advanced Training was conducted at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, where Vogel learned the mechanics of fixed wing aircraft. In February 1964, Vogel completed training and was shipped out to Qui Nhon, Republic of Vietnam and assigned to the 117th Aviation Company, upon arrival in company he was retrained on the UH-1B Huey. Vogel was involved in various operations while in country, however, the largest was the Bong Son River Valley on 21 July 1964. After a year of service in Vietnam, Vogel was transferred back to the U.S. and assigned to Ft Benning , Georgia where he had many different assignments: Lawson Army Aviation Command, the 54th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance), the 3rd Squadron,17 Cavalry,11th Air Assault Division; later redesignated the 1 Squadron, 9th Cavalry,1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), and finally C Company, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Division. He was then transferred to Ft Rucker, Alabama where he completed his time in service as a helicopter maintenance instructor. In September 1966, Sergeant Vogel was honorably discharged from the United States Army. He has worked as an auto mechanic, had his own auto repair business, and retired after working as both a College campus and Municipal Police Officer.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections - V; Individual Collection - Oversized; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection; Museum Objects; Cold Storage
2
Photographs

VA050923 - VA051422: 500 photographs document Carl Vogel's service during Vietnam, February 1964 - February 1965
9 Photographs of Carl Vogel's tour of duty in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief with the 117th Aviation Company, February 1964 - February 1965

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1
Slides

VAS042105-VAS042459: 356 slides document Carl Vogel's service in the Central Highlands and the Bong Son Valley Region during Vietnam, February 1964 - February 1965

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27
Museum Objects

1863museum2996 - Framed photograph of Vietnamese children next to helicopter
1863museum2997 - Flight wings pin
1863museum2998 - MAAG Laos patch
1863museum2999 - Cobra patch
1863museum3000 - Vietnam Hero patch
1863museum3001 - Vietnam 1964 patch
1863museum3002 - Republic of Vietnam flag patch
1863museum3003 - Aero Scouts patch
1863museum3004 - MAC patch
1863museum3005 - 1st Air Cavalry Division Patch
1863museum3006 - VIetnam Qhi Nhon patch
1863museum3007 - Two dog tags
1863museum3008 - Memory of Vietnam wall hanging
1863museum3009 - Ten cent Military Payment Certificate (MPC)
1863museum3010 - Philippines 1/2 peso note
1863museum3011 - Velour wall hanging
1863museum3012 - 117th Air Mobile Light Aviation Company t-shirt
1863museum3013 - 117th Air Mobile Light Aviation Company insignia
1863museum3014 - One dog tag
1863museum3015 - U.S. Army Pin
1863museum3016 - U.S. pin
1863museum3017 - Vogel's uniform name tag
1863museum3018 - Air Assault patch
1863museum3019 - Huey pilot patch
1863museum3020 - Vietnam Da Lat patch
1863museum3021 - One chopstick
1863museum3022 - Black satin jacket

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2
Audio

1863AU2309 - 1863AU2321: Robert G. Vogel audio letters, July 1968 - December 1968, No Date (Magnetic tapes)
1863AU2322 - Bawdy Ballads of the 117th HIMS audio cassette (lyrics of songs can be found in Box 1, Folder 4 of the document collection)

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1
Oral History

OH0816 Interview with Carl Vogel

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.6]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Individual Collections - Oversized ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Military administrative documents (Some originals have been placed in Restricted Access due to personal information. Sanitized copies have replaced them in the collection)
  • Travel documents
  • Newspaper articles and clippings
  • Postcards and miscellaneous materials
  • Oversized newspaper clippings
2
Photographs

VA050923 - VA051422: 500 photographs document Carl Vogel's service during Vietnam, February 1964 - February 1965
9 Photographs of Carl Vogel's tour of duty in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief with the 117th Aviation Company, February 1964 - February 1965

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1
Slides

VAS042105-VAS042459: 356 slides document Carl Vogel's service in the Central Highlands and the Bong Son Valley Region during Vietnam, February 1964 - February 1965

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27
Museum Objects

1863museum2996 - Framed photograph of Vietnamese children next to helicopter
1863museum2997 - Flight wings pin
1863museum2998 - MAAG Laos patch
1863museum2999 - Cobra patch
1863museum3000 - Vietnam Hero patch
1863museum3001 - Vietnam 1964 patch
1863museum3002 - Republic of Vietnam flag patch
1863museum3003 - Aero Scouts patch
1863museum3004 - MAC patch
1863museum3005 - 1st Air Cavalry Division Patch
1863museum3006 - VIetnam Qhi Nhon patch
1863museum3007 - Two dog tags
1863museum3008 - Memory of Vietnam wall hanging
1863museum3009 - Ten cent Military Payment Certificate (MPC)
1863museum3010 - Philippines 1/2 peso note
1863museum3011 - Velour wall hanging
1863museum3012 - 117th Air Mobile Light Aviation Company t-shirt
1863museum3013 - 117th Air Mobile Light Aviation Company insignia
1863museum3014 - One dog tag
1863museum3015 - U.S. Army Pin
1863museum3016 - U.S. pin
1863museum3017 - Vogel's uniform name tag
1863museum3018 - Air Assault patch
1863museum3019 - Huey pilot patch
1863museum3020 - Vietnam Da Lat patch
1863museum3021 - One chopstick
1863museum3022 - Black satin jacket

Click here to view all Museum Objects
2
Audio

1863AU2309 - 1863AU2321: Robert G. Vogel audio letters, July 1968 - December 1968, No Date (Magnetic tapes)
1863AU2322 - Bawdy Ballads of the 117th HIMS audio cassette (lyrics of songs can be found in Box 1, Folder 4 of the document collection)

Click here to view all Audio
1
Oral History

OH0816 Interview with Carl Vogel

Click here to view all Oral History

Pub Credit Line
18630000000, Carl Vogel Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 19 Mar 2007 [Updated: 02 Oct 2019]