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Philip Varsel Collection (1816) Finding Aid

Item Number: 18160000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Two linear feet of photographs, slides, and books document Philip Varsel's service with the First Infantry Division in Vietnam. Includes images from Company C, 701st Maintenance at Lai Khe; Caison V at Chon Thanh; along Highway 13, including 1/4 Cavalry NDP (night defensive perimeter); 701st Maintenance at Di An HQ&A; training with 185th Maintenance at Long Binh; Bandit Hill; MACV Compound at Bao Trai; Soui Da and Ben Cui, Operation Junction City; 725th Maintenance at Cu Chi; Company B 27th Maintenance at Bien Hoa Army Base and Tay Ninh; Ho Bo Woods.

Dates

  • 28 September 2007
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
Photograph Collection, Slide Collection, Library, Oversized Individual Collections; Individual Collections-V
4
Books

First Infantry Division in Vietnam, July 1965-April 1967, Volume 1
How To Live in Vietnam for Less than 10 Cents a Day by Ken Abood and Tony Ranfone, June 1968
Point-man Palmer and his Girlfriend "Invisible Peppermint" by Vernon Grant, 1969
Quotations From Chairman LBJ, 1968, by President Lindon Baines Johnson, 1968

1
Photographs

17 photographs: VA052959-VA052975 - include Camp Alpha, December 1966 (5) and Operation Cedar Falls, January 1967 (4)

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1
Slides

519 Slides: VAS047771-VAS048289

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19
Museum Objects

1816museum4302-- 16th Corps Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia 'Logistics The Key to Win',
1816museum4303-- 1st Infantry Division Commemorative Medallion1st Infantry Division
1816museum4304-- 27th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4305-- 29th Area Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia.
1816museum4306-- 51st Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia.
1816museum4307-- 66th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4308-- Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4309-- 169th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4310-- 193rd Infantry Brigade Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4311-- 701st Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4312-- 705th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4313-- 725th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4314-- United States Army Ordnance Center and School Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4315-- United States Army South Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4319-- United States Military Academy Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4320-- United States Army Tank Automotive Command Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4321-- Shell Fragments from a Chicom 120mm mortar round that hit Varsel's hooch in March 1969
1816museum4322-- Three Vietnamese Five Dong Coins, 1966 None Recorded
1816museum4323-- Military Payment Certificate for ten cents. Submarine one side and Astronaut on the other side None Recorded

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1
Serials

First Infantry Division Newspaper 28 February 1968 The American Traveler

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  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Oversize Individual ]]
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.6]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

4
Books

First Infantry Division in Vietnam, July 1965-April 1967, Volume 1
How To Live in Vietnam for Less than 10 Cents a Day by Ken Abood and Tony Ranfone, June 1968
Point-man Palmer and his Girlfriend "Invisible Peppermint" by Vernon Grant, 1969
Quotations From Chairman LBJ, 1968, by President Lindon Baines Johnson, 1968

1
Photographs

17 photographs: VA052959-VA052975 - include Camp Alpha, December 1966 (5) and Operation Cedar Falls, January 1967 (4)

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1
Slides

519 Slides: VAS047771-VAS048289

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19
Museum Objects

1816museum4302-- 16th Corps Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia 'Logistics The Key to Win',
1816museum4303-- 1st Infantry Division Commemorative Medallion1st Infantry Division
1816museum4304-- 27th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4305-- 29th Area Support Group Distinctive Unit Insignia.
1816museum4306-- 51st Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia.
1816museum4307-- 66th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4308-- Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4309-- 169th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4310-- 193rd Infantry Brigade Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4311-- 701st Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4312-- 705th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4313-- 725th Maintenance Battalion Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4314-- United States Army Ordnance Center and School Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4315-- United States Army South Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4319-- United States Military Academy Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4320-- United States Army Tank Automotive Command Distinctive Unit Insignia
1816museum4321-- Shell Fragments from a Chicom 120mm mortar round that hit Varsel's hooch in March 1969
1816museum4322-- Three Vietnamese Five Dong Coins, 1966 None Recorded
1816museum4323-- Military Payment Certificate for ten cents. Submarine one side and Astronaut on the other side None Recorded

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1
Serials

First Infantry Division Newspaper 28 February 1968 The American Traveler

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Pub Credit Line
18160000000, Philip Varsel Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 28 Sep 2007 [Updated: 26 Aug 2015]