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David Taylor Collection (1182) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11820000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material related to the Americal Division Veterans Association. In the collection there are excerpts from Vietnam Network, the Americal Newsletter; newspaper articles; an Americal Newsletter in its entirity; VHS video Return to Vietnam and a yearbook from an Americal Division Veterans Association Reunion, 2001.

This collection also contains approximately 7 linear feet of textual materials consisting of map situation overlays and daily staff journals for the 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry between April 1968 and May 1971. The materials were used by David Taylor as research material for his book Our War, the History and Sacrifices of an Infantry Battalion in the Vietnam War.

Dates

  • 1968 to 1971
  • 2001 to 2005

Biographical / Historical

David Taylor served in Vietnam with the 5th/46th Infantry Battalion, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal) from 1968-1969.
Title
Finding Aid
Date
2018-02-16
Length (Linear Feet)
7.0
Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault
1
Moving Images

1182VI1575: VHS tape "Return to Vietnam, September 2003

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1
Oral History

OH0422 Interview with David W. Taylor

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D105.0 [105.0]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D105.0 [105.0]]
  • Box 3: [3] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D105.0 [105.0]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D106.0 [106.0]]
  • Box 5: [5] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D106.0 [106.0]]
  • Box 6: [6] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D106.0 [106.0]]
  • Box 7: [7] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D107.0 [107.0]]

Inventory

  • "Memorial Day address by Col. David Taylor at Wooster Cemetery"
  • Together Again! Americal Division Veterans Association Annual Reunion, 2001, yearbook
  • Americal Newsletter, July, August, September 2002
  • Excerpts from Americal Newsletter written by David Taylor:
  • The Long-Shot Warriors: Americal Snipers in Vietnam
  • The Quiet Hero: Platoon Sergeant Finnis D. McCleery
  • Serving God in All Places: The Americal Chaplain - Vietnam
  • One Day in the Life ... of the Americal Division
  • A New Season of Life ... An Americal Vet is Elected to Congress
  • Computer printout of Philadelphia Inquirer article, "Monica Yant Kinney: A Stampede of Silliness Over Burning Old Glory" (26 June 2005)
  • 3-30 April 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • April - August 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 May 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 1-30 June 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 July 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 August 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-30 September 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 October 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journal with Memos
  • 1-30 November 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 December 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 January 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-28 February 1968 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journal with Memos
  • 1-31 March 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-30 April 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-31 May 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journal with Memos
  • 1-30 June 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos and Map Overlay
  • 1-31 July 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 August 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 August 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-6 September 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 6-30 September 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 October 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos and Map Overlay
  • 16-31 October 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays October, December 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 November 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 November 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays November 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 December 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 December 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays December 1969 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 January 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 January 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays January 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 February 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-28 February 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays February 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journal
  • 1-15 March 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 March 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays March 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 1-15 April 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 April 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays April 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 May 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 May 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays May 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 June 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 June 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • Map Overlays June 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry
  • 1-15 July 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 16-31 July 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 August 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 August 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 September 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 September 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 October 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 October 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 November 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 November 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 December 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 December 1970 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 January 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-31 January 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 1-15 February 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-28 February 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 1-15 March 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 16-31 March 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 1-15 April 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals with Memos
  • 16-30 April 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
  • 1-3 May 1971 5th Battalion 46th Infantry Daily Staff Journals
1
Moving Images

1182VI1575: VHS tape "Return to Vietnam, September 2003

Click here to view all Moving Images
1
Oral History

OH0422 Interview with David W. Taylor

Click here to view all Oral History

Pub Credit Line
11820000000, David Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 24 Jun 2003 [Updated: 01 Oct 2019]