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Bruce Peters Collection (2467) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24670000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Helicopter pilot helmet worn by CW02 Bruce Peters during his tour in Vietnam with the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company in Lai Khe donated by his son Shane Peters.

Dates

  • 03 January 2013

Biographical / Historical

Bruce Peters was born in 1945. He volunteered to the U. S. Army in 1966. Of his four years of military service, Peters served one year in Vietnam. He served with the 'Robin Hoods,' 173rd Assault Helicopter Company (AHC), from 1967 to 1968. While he was stationed in Lai Khe, Vietnam, Peters was ranked Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CWO2), was designated as a Helicopter Pilot, Gunship Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and participated in the TET Offensive. Peters was honorably discharged in 1970.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
Museum Objects D227.7
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Museum Objects

2467museum4261- Helicopter pilot's helmet(D227.7)

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2467museum4261- Helicopter pilot's helmet(D227.7)

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Pub Credit Line
24670000000, Bruce Peters Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 03 Jan 2013 [Updated: 19 Jul 2013]