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Richard M. Harris Collection (2781) Finding Aid

Item Number: 27810000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately one linear foot of slides and documents donated to the archive by Richard M. Harris. The documents are orders for the 192nd AHC (Assault Helicopter Company) and 92nd AHC (Assault Helicopter Company) showing duty assignments, personnel transfers, medal awards, etc. The slides show Harris’ experiences with the 192nd and 92nd AHC. The photos show Dong Ba Thin, Cam Ranh Bay, Phan Rang Airbase, Phan Thiet, Camp Holloway Pleiku, helicopters both on the base and in action, and various military buildings and bases. The slides and documents date from November 1970 through November 1971.

Dates

  • November 1970 - November 1971

Biographical / Historical

Richard M. Harris, born in 1947 in St. Louis Missouri, served as a Rated Aircraft Maintenance Officer in the US Army. His service lasted a total of twenty eight years, four of which were active duty including one year in the Republic of Vietnam. Harris graduated from the ROTC Distinguished Military in 1969, and was stationed in Phanrang and Dong Ba Thin in the Republic of Vietnam. During his service in Southeast Asia, Richard had the privilege of holding ranks such as Intermediate Leadership Trainer, as well as Captain. In 1997, he decided to retire from the US Army as Lieutenant Colonel. Today, he serves as a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association.
Title
Finding Aid
Author
Julian Randall
Date
2017-03-02
Pages
1
348
Slides

348 slides of Vietnam taken by Richard M. Harris. The first section of slides are primarily in the Dong Ba Thin area inside Cam Ranh Bay during the year of 1971. The remainder of the slides consist of places such as the Phan Rang Airbase, Phan Thiet, Camp Holloway Pleiku, helicopters both on the base and in action, and various military buildings and bases.

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.3 ]]

Inventory

  • Orders for the 192nd AHC and 92nd AHC showing duty assignments, personnel transfers, medal awards, etc.
348
Slides

348 slides of Vietnam taken by Richard M. Harris. The first section of slides are primarily in the Dong Ba Thin area inside Cam Ranh Bay during the year of 1971. The remainder of the slides consist of places such as the Phan Rang Airbase, Phan Thiet, Camp Holloway Pleiku, helicopters both on the base and in action, and various military buildings and bases.

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Pub Credit Line
27810000000, Richard M. Harris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 02 Mar 2017 [Updated: 08 Mar 2017]