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James W. Lanning Collection (3018) Finding Aid

Item Number: 30180000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately a quarter of a linear foot of materials documenting James Lanning's Vietnam service during 1967 as CO of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. The materials include clippings/excerpts; materials commemorating a gathering of Company C at Fort Benning, GA to honor 1st Lt. Bill Farmer, Artillery FO (e.g. KIA lists, images, articles/clippings, correspondence, excerpts of after action reports, personal narratives/notes), and A Journey: The Daily Record of an Infantry Rifle Company in Combat in Vet Nam, with Maps, March - September, 1967 (e.g. personal narratives, after action reports, maps/diagrams, clippings/excerpts/articles, WIA/KIA lists, POW reports, images, operational reports, award citations, correspondence, unit histories, rosters). The materials are dated 1966-1968, 1972, 2001, 2007, and 2015-2018.

Dates

  • 1966-1968, 1972, 2001, 2007, 2015-2018

Biographical / Historical

James W. "Brother Jim" Lanning entered the United States Army in 1964, serving 21 years as a career officer. In 1985, Lanning retired from active duty to join the ministry.

Language of Materials

English

Title
James W. Lanning Collection (3018) Finding Aid
Date
2018-11-06
Length (Linear Feet)
0.25
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D015.5 ]]
  • Box 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Individual Collections - Oversize ]]

Inventory

  • Clippings/excerpts re: James Lanning and the 25th Infantry Division (No Date)
  • Stackpole Military History Series - Tours of Duty: Vietnam War Stories edited by Michael Lee Lanning
  • Texas Aggies in Vietnam: War Stories edited by Michael Lee Lanning
  • Company C Gathering at Fort Benning, GA 21 - 24 June, 2018 Honoring 1st Lt. Bill Farmer, Artillery FO (1967, 2015-2018)
  • A Journey: The Daily Record of an Infantry Rifle Company in Combat in Viet Nam, with Maps, March - September, 1967 (1 of 2) (1966-1968, 1972, 2001, 2007, 2015-2018)
  • A Journey: The Daily Record of an Infantry Rifle Company in Combat in Viet Nam, with Maps, March - September, 1967 (2 of 2) (1966-1968, 1972, 2001, 2007, 2015-2018)
  • Photocopy of map of Mo Duc (No Date)

Pub Credit Line
30180000000, James W. Lanning Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 06 Nov 2018 [Updated: 06 Nov 2018]