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Charles (Bob) Nulsen Collection (161) Finding Aid

Item Number: 1610000000

Scope and Contents

One folder of after action reports, briefing points and summary reports document Colonel Charles ^D'Bob^D>' Nulsen's service during the Vietnam Conflict as Senior Advisor for the Phouc Binh Thanh Special Zone in War Zone D, August 1962 - August 1963.


  • 05 January 2002

Biographical / Historical

Colonel Nulsen served as Senior Advisor for the Phouc Binh Thanh Special Zone in War Zone D from August 1962 to August 1963. He served as advisory to Lieutenant Colonel Do Van Diem, the commander of this region. From May 1966 to February 1967, he served as the Brigade S-3 of the 196th Light Infantry Brigade, and Battalion Commander of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry in South Vietnam. From March 1967 through July 196,7 he was assigned to the G-3 section, I Field Force, Vietnam. From September 1967 to July 1968, Colonel Nulsen served as Chief, USMA-OCS Branch, DCSPER, DA after which he returned to the United States.
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D047.2 ]]


  • Blue cover; Vietnamese Ranger Operations in War Zone D, 1962-1963, Colonel Charles K. Nulsen, US Army Retired; August 1995
  • Red cover; Summary of Briefing Points for Phuoc - Binh - Thanh Special Zone , November 1962-July 1965
  • Blue cover; After Action Reports: Ranger Operations Phouc-Binh-Thanh Special Zone, January 1965
  • Blue cover; Drafts of Reports made in 1962 Concerning Advising and Training of Vietnamese Ranger Units; September 1962
  • Purple cover; Observations on the US Advisory Effort in Phuoc Binh Thanh Special Zone, November 1962 - July 1963
  • Blue cover; Article About the Success of American Advisor Support Effort for Vietnamese Ranger Operations; February 1992
  • Red cover; Army War College Research Essay on "Advising as a Prelude to Command", Colonel Charles K. Nulsen, Jr.; February 1969
  • Letter to advisors assigned to Phuoc-Binh-Thanh S2 During '62-'65 one year after their return to US
  • Letter from special warfare museum where many papers and artifacts from US advisory teams are located
  • Biographical Sketch of Charles K. Nulsen - updated to a degree

Pub Credit Line
1610000000, Charles (Bob) Nulsen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Jan 2002 [Updated: 13 Mar 2006]