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Harry Wagner Collection (2559) Finding Aid

Item Number: 25590000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Harry Wagner served as a Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) Officer for the US Embassy in Saigon from 1966-1968, and was involved with the CIA's Phoenix Program. Scrapbooks, articles, documents, manuscripts and other original materials document Wagner's PSYOPs work in Vietnam, the Phoenix Program, The Chieu Hoi program and other Vietnam War related issues, as well as his post-war experiences and work on writing a book about the military, the CIA, and strategies of war.

Dates

  • 17 September 2013

Language of Materials

English

Title
Finding Aid
Pages
1
Location(s)
D186.5; D054.1 Individual Collections W Oversize
2
Photographs

6 Black and White Photographs of Harry Wagner in Vietnam
VA067884-VA067889

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1
Serials

Tempo August 30, 1970

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D186.5]]
  • Box 1000 : [1000 ] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • CHIEU HOI PROGRAM REPORTS
  • 1968 Tet/ Chieu Hoi/Dai Doan Ket Campaign Table of Contents
  • Guidance, Plans and Programs
  • Psyops Policy Number 44 - JUSPAO Guidance for Conduct of 1968 Tet Campaign
  • Psyop Program in Support of 1968 Tet Campaign
  • JUSPAO Memorandum - Distribution of Materials in Support of 1968 Tet Campaign
  • JUSPAO Memorandum - Radio and TV Support of 1968 Tet Campaign
  • USMACV 1968 Tet Psywar Campaign Plan
  • Ministry of Chieu Hoi Tet Campaign Plan
  • General Political Warfare Tet Campaign Plan
  • Information and Press Directorate Campaign Plan
  • JUSPAO Psyop Materials
  • Samples of RVN Psyop Materials
  • Improvement of the Chieu Hoi Program Papers
  • List of Accomplishments in Chieu Hoi Program to date May 9, 1967
  • Statistical Study of Returnees (1963 - 1967)
  • Monthly Returnees Input by Province (1966)
  • Cost per Returnee (1966)
  • Anticipated Returnees (1967)
  • Analysis of Chieu Hoi Returnees - July 1965 - September 1965
  • Chieu Hoi Budget (1967)
  • Phases of the Chieu Hoi Program
  • Treatment of Hoi Chanh
  • Chieu Hoi Centers
  • Chieu Hoi Psyops Media
  • Chieu Hoi Psyops Audiences
  • Content of Chieu Hoi Psyops Program
  • Chieu Hoi Returnee Contributions to Intelligence and Tactical Operations
  • Organizational Chart - Chieu Hoi/MACCORDS
  • Organizational Chart - Chieu Hoi/GVN
  • Exploitation of the Chieu Hoi Program
  • The Chieu Hoi Program: Questions and Answers
  • Disposition Form
  • Phases of the Chieu Hoi Program
  • Improving the Effectiveness of the Chieu Hoi Program Booklet
  • Guidelines for the Organization and Administration of Chieu Hoi Armed Propaganda Teams
  • 'Report on Visit to Vietnam' September 4 - 16, 1965 by Elisabeth Enochs
  • Guidelines to Chieu Hoi Psychological Operations: The Chieu Hoi Inducement Program April 1966
  • The Chieu Hoi Program Information booklet February 1967
  • Some Salient Facts About the Chieu Hoi Program
  • Black and white Copy of a Photograph of the Vietnamese involved in the Chieu Hoi Program
  • Chieu Hoi Returnees in Support of Counterinsurgency Operations 2 Copies
  • The Chieu Hoi Program Information and Guidelines April 1966
  • Improving the Effectiveness of the Chieu Hoi Program Volume II
  • Selection of quy - chanhs to be transferred to the Central Cheiu - Hoi Center and method of transferring the quy - chanhs pertaining to the Saigon Prefecture
  • Booklet 'Notes From the Underground: The Mystique of a Viet Cong' February 1962 Two Copies
  • Booklet 'Interviews Concerning the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam' Vietnamese POW Interviews November 22 and 23, 1966 and December 1 and 2, 1966
  • Booklet 'Interviews Concerning the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam' Vietnamese POW Interviews March 30, 1967
  • Booklet 'Interviews Concerning the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam' Vietnamese POW Interviews July 13 and 19, 1967
  • ICEX Operational Aid No. 3 Cordon and Search Operations October 11, 1967
  • The Chieu Hoi Program: How to Increase the Chieu Hoi Rate (Presentation Before Commanders' Conference, 27 August 1967)
  • CHIEU HOI LEAFLETS
  • 20 Safe - Conduct Passes to be Honored by All Vietnamese Government Agencies and Allied Forces
  • 5 Chieu Hoi Leaflets Written in Vietnamese
  • 5 Leaflets of an ARVN Soldier holding a Safe - Conduct Pass with Writing in Vietnamese
  • 7 Map Leaflets of the Central Highlands of Vietnam with Vietnamese Writing
  • 245th Psychological Operations Company Catalog Sheets of Leaflets Recently Printed
  • 245th Psychological Operations Company Weekly Activities Report October 5 - 11, 1967
  • Propaganda Leaflet Photocopies
  • Chieu Hoi Blank Notepad Sheets
  • Leaflet in Vietnamese 'Cung Chuc Tan Xuan'
  • Booklet of Leaflets written in Vietnamese
  • Letter to the VC written in Vietnamese and translated in English by Nha trang, a former VC Officer April 10, 1967
  • Article about a Vietnamese girl, Nguyen thi Gian, who was killed by the VC written in both Vietnamese and English
  • Propaganda Leaflets encouraging Vietnamese Soldiers to join the ARVN forces in Vietnamese and English
  • REFERENCE
  • Interview Transcript of Nguyen Manh Le
  • Vietnamese - English Glossary of Weapons Terminology Cover Page
  • Vietnamese - English Military Terminology Cover Page
  • A Glossary of Viet - Cong Terminology Cover Page
  • POW Interrogation Handbook Cover Page
  • U.S. Military Assistance Command Viet Nam Viet Cong Terminology Glossary Cover Page
  • United States Government Agencies Vietnam July 1968 Telephone Directory Cover Page
  • Vietnamese - English Glossary of Intelligence Terminology Two Copies
  • 'The Real Revolution in South Vietnam' by George A. Carver, Jr. April 1965
  • Research and Reference Service 'The Vietnamese Peasant: His Value System' October 1965
  • Information Brief: Tay Ninh Province Viet Nam
  • Short Form for Ralliers For VC Main and Local Forces
  • Cover Page of 'The Vietnamese Village in 1967'
  • Documents Written in Vietnamese
  • General Information about Vietnam
  • Report on the Background for the Village Development Program including aspects of the Vietnamese Village Today
  • United States Government Agencies Vietnam Telephone Directory Service
  • POW Interrogation in both English and Vietnamese
  • Summary of Principal Events in the History of Vietnam January 10, 1962
  • Information and Address Lookup of Major James P. Leighton
  • Booklet 'An Introduction to Vietnam' 2 Copies
  • Survey of Ex - Hoi Chanh in II Corps Area
  • A Reader's Digest Reprint of Article 'With the Quiet Heroes of Vietnam' by David Reed March 1966
  • Booklet 'Revolutionary Development in Vietnam: The Five Themes'
  • Booklet 'Some Observations on Viet Cong Operations in the Villages' by W.P. Davidson July 1967
  • POW Interrogation Booklet of Commonly Used Questions and Answers in Vietnamese
  • Department of State Agency for International Development and Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Telephone Directory November 1968
  • CORRESPONDENCE
  • Memo of Call for Harry Wagner
  • General Rosson Briefing Papers
  • Confidential Memorandum for the Director of ICEX February 8, 1968
  • Official Telegram from Undersecretary for Chieu Hoi August 4, 1967 with a copy in Vietnamese
  • Memorandum 'Outline of Briefing Mr. Wagner, OCO gave to Gen Abrams on 8 May 67' May 8, 1967
  • Designation of IFFV Program Managers July 22, 1967
  • Special Power of Attorney Appointing Harry Wagner as Major Martin Hurwitz Attorney on June 30, 1967
  • Welcome Note from Williams J. Porter Deputy Ambassador
  • Memorandum Outline of Briefing Mr. Wagner, OCO gave to General Abrams on 8 May 1967
  • Confidential Memorandum on Viet Cong Motivation and Morale Undertaken by the RAND - Corporation
  • Correspondence between Harry Wagner and Jean Maria Arrigo
  • Miscellaneous Correspondence
  • Manuscript of Harry Wagner's 'The Headless Snake That Ate America: Psychological Warfare as Persuasion with Relevance'
  • Information about Harry Wagner as the Mayor of Friendswood, Texas in 1964
  • Articles about Harry Wagner as the Mayor of Friendswood, Texas in 1964
  • Miscellaneous Articles
  • Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings
  • PSYOPS Printing and Distribution Chart
2
Photographs

6 Black and White Photographs of Harry Wagner in Vietnam
VA067884-VA067889

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1
Serials

Tempo August 30, 1970

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Pub Credit Line
25590000000, Harry Wagner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 17 Sep 2013 [Updated: 11 Apr 2016]