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Dale W. Andrade Collection (2499) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24990000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately 21 linear feet of military documents, journal articles, news clippings, interview transcripts, correspondence, photographs, maps, and audio records used by Dale Andrade to research his books 'Spies and Commandos: How America Lost the Secret War in North Vietnam', 'America's Last Vietnam Battle: Halting Hanoi's 1972 Easter Offensive' and 'Ashes to Ashes: The Phoenix Program and the Vietnam War'. These materials cover four main subjects: MACV-SOG operations, the 1972 Easter Offensive, the Phoenix program and NAVY special operations like the Seal Team, Underwater Demolition Teams (UTDs), and frogmen. Materials of note are MACV-SOG command histories 1964 - 1970, end of tour and monthly reports for various advisory teams, transcripts of interviews with battle participants from the 1972 Easter Offensive, After Action Reports for numerous battles, materials on the history of the Navy SEALS dating back to World War II, and training materials, reports and analysis of the Phoenix Program.

Dates

  • 04 April 2014

Biographical / Historical

Dale Andrade is a historian and author of Ashes to Ashes: The Phoenix Program and the Vietnam War published in 1990. Frequent contributor to many publications, Andrade is a senior editor with Vietnam magazine. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

Language of Materials

English

Series

Title
Finding Aid
Pages
1
235
Photographs

66 photos of soldiers, landscapes of Vietnam, and destroyed cities
34 photos of Easter Offensive soldiers in combat
11 photos of civilians and soldiers crossing terrain of Vietnam
60 photos of II Corps soldiers and destruction of many cities
2 photos of Navy SEALs and aerial views of Vietnam
38 photos of I Corps soldiers ready for combat and military tanks
24 negatives of soldiers, tanks, and towers

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4
Slides

VAS080985-VAS080988 - Easter Offensive 1972

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12
Maps

Ba Chuc Sheet 5929 I 1:50,000
Xom Tri Ton Sheet 5929 II 1:50,000
Hon Chong Sheet 5929 III 1:50,000
Kien Luong Sheet 5929 IV 1:50,000
Long Xuyen Sheet 6029 I 1:50,000
Co Do Sheet 6029 II 1:50,000
Rach Gia Sheet 6029 III 1:50,000
Tri Ton Sheet 6029 IV 1:50,000
Dak To Sheet 6538 II 1:50,000
Tay Ninh Sheet 6231 IV 1:50,000
Joint Operations Graphic 1501 III I:250,000
Colored Map of Tinh An' Giang

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2
Electronic Media

2499EM0615 - Colonel Ed Benedict's An Loc May 1972
2499EM0616-Battle of An Loc 1972

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6
Audio

2499AU2612 - Battle of Loc Ninh April 1972 [CD-R]
2499AU2613 - Interview with Captain Stormy Payne Garr [cassette]
2499AU2614 - Interview with Robert Komer [cassette]
2499AU2615 - Interview with Robert S. Hallock [cassette]
2499AU2616 - Interview with Bill Askins [cassette]
2499AU2617 - Interview with Wayne L. Cooper and Captain Nicholas J. Landino [cassette]

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1
Newsletters

Fire in the Hole: March 1990, September 1990, December 1990

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2
Microforms

Microfiche - Operation Phoenix, section 1 1967 - 1985
Microfiche - Operation Phoenix, section 2 1967 - 1985

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D034.5]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D034.7]]
  • Box 3: [3] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D015.6 ]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D015.3 ]]
  • Box 5: [5] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D015.7 ]]
  • Box 6: [6] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 7: [7] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 8: [8] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 9: [9] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 10: [10] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 11: [11] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 12: [12] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.4]]
  • Box 13: [13] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.5]]
  • Box 14: [14] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.5]]
  • Box 15: [15] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.5]]
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  • Box 18: [18] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.5]]
  • Box 19: [19] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D037.5]]
  • Box 20: [20] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 21: [21] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 22: [22] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.3]]
  • Box 23: [23] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.3]]
  • Box 24: [24] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.6]]
  • Box 25: [25] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.7]]
  • Box 26: [26] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.7]]
  • Box 27: [27] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.7]]
  • Box 28: [28] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.7]]
  • Box 29: [29] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D039.7]]
  • Box 30: [30] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.2]]
  • Box 31: [31] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.2]]
  • Box 32: [32] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 33: [33] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 34: [34] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 35: [35] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • Box 36: [36] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D040.3]]
  • 37: [37] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

235
Photographs

66 photos of soldiers, landscapes of Vietnam, and destroyed cities
34 photos of Easter Offensive soldiers in combat
11 photos of civilians and soldiers crossing terrain of Vietnam
60 photos of II Corps soldiers and destruction of many cities
2 photos of Navy SEALs and aerial views of Vietnam
38 photos of I Corps soldiers ready for combat and military tanks
24 negatives of soldiers, tanks, and towers

Click here to view all Photographs
4
Slides

VAS080985-VAS080988 - Easter Offensive 1972

Click here to view all Slides
12
Maps

Ba Chuc Sheet 5929 I 1:50,000
Xom Tri Ton Sheet 5929 II 1:50,000
Hon Chong Sheet 5929 III 1:50,000
Kien Luong Sheet 5929 IV 1:50,000
Long Xuyen Sheet 6029 I 1:50,000
Co Do Sheet 6029 II 1:50,000
Rach Gia Sheet 6029 III 1:50,000
Tri Ton Sheet 6029 IV 1:50,000
Dak To Sheet 6538 II 1:50,000
Tay Ninh Sheet 6231 IV 1:50,000
Joint Operations Graphic 1501 III I:250,000
Colored Map of Tinh An' Giang

Click here to view all Maps
2
Electronic Media

2499EM0615 - Colonel Ed Benedict's An Loc May 1972
2499EM0616-Battle of An Loc 1972

Click here to view all Electronic Media
6
Audio

2499AU2612 - Battle of Loc Ninh April 1972 [CD-R]
2499AU2613 - Interview with Captain Stormy Payne Garr [cassette]
2499AU2614 - Interview with Robert Komer [cassette]
2499AU2615 - Interview with Robert S. Hallock [cassette]
2499AU2616 - Interview with Bill Askins [cassette]
2499AU2617 - Interview with Wayne L. Cooper and Captain Nicholas J. Landino [cassette]

Click here to view all Audio
1
Newsletters

Fire in the Hole: March 1990, September 1990, December 1990

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2
Microforms

Microfiche - Operation Phoenix, section 1 1967 - 1985
Microfiche - Operation Phoenix, section 2 1967 - 1985

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Pub Credit Line
24990000000, Dale W. Andrade Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 04 Apr 2014 [Updated: 04 Dec 2019]