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Bruce J. Solberg Collection (2452) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24520000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately half a linear foot of letters, slides, articles, Viet Cong currency, Chieu Hoi leaflets, and artwork document Bruce J. Solberg's tour of duty in Vietnam with the United States' Army's 221st Reconnaissance Airplane Company, 1970-1971. The letters were written by Solberg to his parents during his tour of duty and the artwork and English interpretations of the Chieu Hoi leaflets were done by the 221st Airplane Company's Vietnamese interpreter Phan Hu Thoai.

Dates

  • 29 November 2012
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
Slide Collection; Individual Collections-S D059.4;
2
Slides

300 Slides of Bruce Solberg's tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971
VAS071714-VAS071860

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.4]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Individual Collections Oversize Box 4 D054.1D ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Letters sent to parents from the the donor during his tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971
  • Pilot logs from 1968-1971
  • 'Well Done' letter from the Department of the Army to Bruce Solberg
  • Handwritten pilot log entry, slightly water damaged
  • Drawings on notebook paper by Bruce Solberg
  • Letter to the VC created by Bruce Solberg in both English and Vietnamese
  • 'Well Done' Letter from Colonel Leo Soucek to Bruce Solberg
  • Promotion letter to Bruce Solberg from the Department of the Army
  • Newspaper clippings from the Pacific Stars and Stripes 1971
2
Slides

300 Slides of Bruce Solberg's tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971
VAS071714-VAS071860

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Pub Credit Line
24520000000, Bruce J. Solberg Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 29 Nov 2012 [Updated: 14 Oct 2014]