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Larry Fletcher Collection (865) Finding Aid

Item Number: 8650000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Two Vietnamese villagers' hats and Larry Fletcher's book, 'The Shadow Spirit: Flying Stingers and BUFFs in S. E. A., donated to the Vietnam Archive by Fletcher.

Dates

  • 30 November 2009

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Larry Elton Fletcher is a former United States Air Force Captain. He flew 177 combat missions as a pilot in AC-119 Shadow gunships during his tour of duty at Tan Son Nhut Air Base; Saigon, Republic of Vietnam. After five years military service, Fletcher returned to the teaching profession, eventually entering school administration as Principal and Superintendent of Schools. He retired in 1997 to pursue a writing career. His first novel, Shadows of Saigon was published in 2001. He and his wife Sue reside at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.
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Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
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Location(s)
Library Collection; D230.3 Museum Objects Collection
2
Books

"The Shadow Spirit, Flying Stingers and BUFFs in S.E.A." by Elton Fletcher

Shadows of Saigon: Air Commandos in Southeast Asia by Elton Fletcher

2
Museum Objects

856museum3386 - Vietnamese Villager's Hat
856museum3387 - Vietnamese Villager's Hat

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2
Books

"The Shadow Spirit, Flying Stingers and BUFFs in S.E.A." by Elton Fletcher

Shadows of Saigon: Air Commandos in Southeast Asia by Elton Fletcher

2
Museum Objects

856museum3386 - Vietnamese Villager's Hat
856museum3387 - Vietnamese Villager's Hat

Click here to view all Museum Objects

Pub Credit Line
8650000000, Larry Fletcher Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 30 Nov 2009 [Updated: 08 Aug 2018]