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Joseph Parnar & Robert Dumont Collection (2388) Finding Aid

Item Number: 23880000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Less than a quarter of a linear foot of manuscript material comprising a tribute book for USAF (United States Air Force) pilot Colonel Wayne Wolfkeil put together by Joe Parnar and Robert Dumont. The volume contains the story and images of Col. Wolfkeil, his crash in Laos, and the Bright Light SAR (Search and Rescue) operations undertaken by the SOG (Special Operations Group) personnel, including the one led by Sfc. George (Wilson) Hunt of Spike Team Maine that reached the crash site two weeks later. Also included are copies of the documents Mrs. Anne Wolfkeil received from the military regarding the search for her husband and his official MIA/KIA status; his biographical entry from the P.O.W. Network website, a letter his son David wrote about his father to a reporter for the Northwest Florida Daily News in 2010, and an article on Col. Wolfkeil by Gordie Jones appearing in Lancaster (PA) Online in 2013. Also included in the collection is a published book written by Jerry Krizan and Robert Dumont entitled 'Bac Si: A Green Beret Medic's War in Vietnam. The book is the story of Sergeant Jerry Krizan, a medic assigned to Special Forces Camp A-331 in the III Corps tactical zone, 10 miles from the Cambodian border.

Dates

  • 09 January 2012
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.2
Pages
1
Location(s)
Library; Individual Collections-P(D058.7)
2
Books

SOG Medic: Stories from Vietnam and Over the Fence by Joe Parner and Robert Dumont, 2007 (signed by both authors)
Bac Si: A Green Beret Medic's War in Vietnam, Jerry Krizan and Robert Dumont, 2014 (signed by author)

  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.7 ]]

Inventory

  • Scrapbook tribute to Medal of Honor Recipient Specialist 5th Class John James Kedenburg who served in the 5th special forces Group (Airborne) and was killed in Action in Vietnam on 13th of June 1968 -
  • Copies of Military documents related to the incident where John J. Kedenburg was killed in action in Vietnam on 13 June 1968 leading to his posthumous award of the Medal of Honor -
  • Tribue book for Unites States Air Force pilot Colonel Wayne Wolfkeil
2
Books

SOG Medic: Stories from Vietnam and Over the Fence by Joe Parner and Robert Dumont, 2007 (signed by both authors)
Bac Si: A Green Beret Medic's War in Vietnam, Jerry Krizan and Robert Dumont, 2014 (signed by author)


Pub Credit Line
23880000000, Joseph Parnar & Robert Dumont Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 09 Jan 2012 [Updated: 25 Jan 2016]