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Donald Jackson Collection (1983) Finding Aid

Item Number: 19830000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Photographs and film document Donald Jackson's service in Vietnam with the 121st Assault Helicopter Company, 1966-1967

Dates

  • 21 October 2008

Biographical / Historical

Donald Jackson was born in February 1947 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. He volunteered for the United States Army in 1965 and served until 1968. He also in the U.S Navy from 1974-1979, and then the U.S. Army Reserves from 1979-1996. Jackson retired in 1996. He had 29 years of total service, in which one and a half were spent in Soc Trang Airfield, South Vietnam as a crew chief, to UH-1D. His ranks during his Vietnam service were Private First Class, Specialist 4, and Specialist 5. Jackson served in the 121st Aviation Company in the Army, and while in the Navy he served in the VF-124 and the VF-1. He was int the operations Harvest Moon and also the Tet Offensive in 1968 during his war service.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.4
Pages
1
Location(s)
Photograph Collection, D158.1
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Photographs

25 pictures of Donald Jackson's service with the 121st Assault Helicopter Company, 1966-1967

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1
Moving Images

1983VI2628 to 1983VI2636 - 10 Super film footage of 121st Assault Helicopter Company operations, December 1967 - March 1968

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1
Photographs

25 pictures of Donald Jackson's service with the 121st Assault Helicopter Company, 1966-1967

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1
Moving Images

1983VI2628 to 1983VI2636 - 10 Super film footage of 121st Assault Helicopter Company operations, December 1967 - March 1968

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Pub Credit Line
19830000000, Donald Jackson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 21 Oct 2008 [Updated: 14 Oct 2009]