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Charles Gossett Collection (2343) Finding Aid

Item Number: 23430000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately one linear foot of Super 8mm film taken by Charles Gossett during his tour of duty in Vietnam with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division in 1970.

Dates

  • 26 August 2010

Biographical / Historical

Charles Gossett was born in November, 1945 at Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1964, he volunteered for service in the US Army. He became a pilot and served two years in Southeast Asia, first with the 1st Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam in 1970 and later with the 168th Aviation Company from 1972-1973. Gossett was most notably awarded the Silver Star for gallant action in battle in 1970. He also was awarded the Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Air Medal among many other citations. Gossett served in the Army for 20 years, and held the ranks of WO-1 through CW 2 during his tours in Southeast Asia. He was stationed at Texas, Georgia, Honduras, Germany, and Vietnam during his military service. He retired in 1988 as a Chief Warrant Officer.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.2
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-G, Moving Image Collection
26
Moving Images

Super 8mm film titled "Lz Prer" -2343VI3026
Super 8mm film titled "NASA" -2343VI3027
Super 8mm film titled "Water Ski Bad" -2343VI3028
Super 8mm film titled "Heuy Door" -2343VI3029
Super 8mm film titled "Tow Cobra" -2343VI3030
Super 8mm film titled "Quang Tri" -2343VI3031
Super 8mm film titled "Water Ski" -2343VI3032
Super 8mm film titled "NASA" -2343VI3033
Super 8mm film titled "Phouc Vinh" -2343VI3034
Super 8mm film titled "421 Phu Bai" -2343VI3035
Super 8mm film titled "Phu Bai" -2343VI3036
Super 8mm film titled "6 mo Alison + Kristy" -2343VI3037
Super 8mm film titled "Volley Ball" -2343VI3038
Super 8mm film titled "Sauffy" -2343VI3039
Super 8mm film titled "AJ-3-80" -2343VI3040
Super 8mm film titled "Song Be" -2343VI3041
Super 8mm film titled "T-42" -2343VI3042
Super 8mm film titled "C-Rats at Mac" -2343VI3043
Super 8mm film titled "Tow Cobra Fly By " -2343VI3044
Super 8mm film titled "5-80 AJ" -2343VI3045
Super 8mm film titled "AJG-6 mos" -2343VI3047
Super 8mm film titled "Huey Door" -2343VI3048
Super 8mm film titled "T-41" -2343VI3049
Super 8mm film titled "F36-641" -2343VI3049
Super 8mm film titled "Cobra Rocket" -2343VI3050
Super 8mm film untitled that douments Charles Gossett tour in Phouc Vinh, 1970, 4 reels -2343VI3051 -2343VI3052 -2343VI3053 -2343VI3054

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.3 ]]

Inventory

  • Copy of Gossett's Award of the Silver Star, 12 June 1970
  • Gossett's DD-214 documents his US Army Service, including his tour in Vietnam with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division in 1970
26
Moving Images

Super 8mm film titled "Lz Prer" -2343VI3026
Super 8mm film titled "NASA" -2343VI3027
Super 8mm film titled "Water Ski Bad" -2343VI3028
Super 8mm film titled "Heuy Door" -2343VI3029
Super 8mm film titled "Tow Cobra" -2343VI3030
Super 8mm film titled "Quang Tri" -2343VI3031
Super 8mm film titled "Water Ski" -2343VI3032
Super 8mm film titled "NASA" -2343VI3033
Super 8mm film titled "Phouc Vinh" -2343VI3034
Super 8mm film titled "421 Phu Bai" -2343VI3035
Super 8mm film titled "Phu Bai" -2343VI3036
Super 8mm film titled "6 mo Alison + Kristy" -2343VI3037
Super 8mm film titled "Volley Ball" -2343VI3038
Super 8mm film titled "Sauffy" -2343VI3039
Super 8mm film titled "AJ-3-80" -2343VI3040
Super 8mm film titled "Song Be" -2343VI3041
Super 8mm film titled "T-42" -2343VI3042
Super 8mm film titled "C-Rats at Mac" -2343VI3043
Super 8mm film titled "Tow Cobra Fly By " -2343VI3044
Super 8mm film titled "5-80 AJ" -2343VI3045
Super 8mm film titled "AJG-6 mos" -2343VI3047
Super 8mm film titled "Huey Door" -2343VI3048
Super 8mm film titled "T-41" -2343VI3049
Super 8mm film titled "F36-641" -2343VI3049
Super 8mm film titled "Cobra Rocket" -2343VI3050
Super 8mm film untitled that douments Charles Gossett tour in Phouc Vinh, 1970, 4 reels -2343VI3051 -2343VI3052 -2343VI3053 -2343VI3054

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Pub Credit Line
23430000000, Charles Gossett Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 26 Aug 2010 [Updated: 14 Oct 2010]