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Bill Sparks Collection (2319) Finding Aid

Item Number: 23190000000

Scope and Contents

Two doofers (informally written stories) by Bill Sparks titled 'Iron Hand One' which documents the first SAM raid by the Wild Weasels and 'A Memorable 100 Mission Party' which documents how a Wild Weasel would celebrate his 100th mission.


  • 05 August 2010

Biographical / Historical

In this interview, Bill Sparks describes his experiences as an F-105 pilot. Sparks served two tours in Southeast Asia. In the first, he flew missions over Hanoi with the 23rd TFW in 1965. In the second, he flew as a Wild Weasel with the 355th TFW until he was injured after being shot down over North Vietnam in December of 1967.
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
D058.6; Individual-S
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.4]]


  • Doofer Titled "Iron Hand One How To Become Disillusioned"
  • Doofer Titled "A Memorable 100 Mission Party"

Pub Credit Line
23190000000, Bill Sparks Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Aug 2010 [Updated: 17 Aug 2010]