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John B. Konek Collection (2786) Finding Aid

Item Number: 27860000000
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Scope and Contents

Approximately one linear foot of documents donated to the archive by John B. Konek. The documents include the combined unit history of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron and 100th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing from July 1966 through June 1968. The unit history also includes supporting documents for the above units to include message traffic, performance reports, etc. These units were operating the Ryan Model 147 reconnaissance drone. Also included in the collection is a list of documents about Killed in Action (KIA), body not recovered members of the Air Rescue & Recovery Squadron in Vietnam. These documents include the name of the deceased, their rank, date of lost, birth date, unit of assignment, and details of their loss/last sighting.

Dates

  • 18 April 2017
Title
Finding Aid
Author
Rebecca Vollene
Date
2017-04-18
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
1
Language of description
English
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D097.1F [097.1F]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D097.1G [097.1G]]

Inventory

  • 45 missing-in-action reports sent to Konek from the Missing Persons Branch (March 27, 1997)
  • (SAPR/PAR) Unit Progress Report (RCS: SAC U-89) (March 4, 1968)
  • 6th SPAR of the 100th Strategic Reconaissance Wing Report (April-June 1968)
  • 2nd special SPAR history of the 100th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing Volume I (July 1, 1966- March 31, 1967)
  • Special History of the 350SRS (January 1, 1968- March 31, 1968)
  • Special History of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron Volume II (October 1, 1967- December 31, 1967)
  • Special History of 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron Part II (October 1, 1967- December 31, 1967)
  • Special History of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron Volume II (April 1, 1967- September 30, 1967)
  • Special History of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron Volume I (April 1, 1967- September 30, 1967)
  • Special History of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron Volume I (October 1, 1967- December 31, 1967)
  • 2nd Special SPAR History of the 100th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing Volume II (July 1, 1966- March 31, 1967)
  • Order of Battle - South Vietnamese Air Force Helicopter Units 1972
  • Account of the rescue of a crashed Jolly Green Giant and pilot Lieutenant Urbin Reinhart September 1968
  • Joint Navy and Air Force Combat Search and Rescue (SAR) study 1966 - 1967

Pub Credit Line
27860000000, John B. Konek Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 18 Apr 2017 [Updated: 22 Mar 2018]