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Charles Anderson Collection (1338) Finding Aid

Item Number: 13380000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, certificates, pamphlets, newspapers, original and photocopied articles, original artwork, books, newsletters, periodicals, maps, artifacts, slides, and photographs document Charles Anderson's service with the US Marine Corps in Vietnam and his subsequent career with the Center for Military History.

Dates

  • 12 May 2004

Biographical / Historical

Charles R. Anderson served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division in the Da Nang area in 1969. After the war, Anderson published two books: 'The Grunts' and 'Vietnam: The Other War'. Anderson also worked as an historian for the Center of Military History where he wrote twelve chapters of The Middle Years, which is one of the volumes of the US Army's official history of the Vietnam War.

Series

Title
Finding Aid
Pages
1
Location(s)
D103.3A; D103.2B-C; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection; Periodical Collection; Audio Collection; Library; Museum Collection; Map Collection; Poster Collection; Newsletter Collection
15
Books

The Bitter Heritage: Vietnam and American Democracy, 1941 - 1966 by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1967)
Be Nice by Ken Melvin
Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic
Face of North Vietnam (1970)
Fields of Fire by James Webb (1978) Copy signed by author
How to Live in Vietnam for Less than Ten Cents a Day by Ken Abood and Tony Ranfone (1967)
I Protest! By David Douglas Duncan
The Khaki Mafia by Robin Moore (1971)
Marine at War by Russell Davis (1961)
Quotations - Vietnam: 1945 - 1970 compiled by William G. Effros (1970)
Sorry 'Bout That: Cartoons, Limericks, and Other Diversions of GI Vietnam by Ken Melvin (1966)
Tales of the Green Berets by Robin Moore (1965)
Vietnam Crisis by Stephen Pan and Daniel Lyons
War Without Heroes by David Douglas Duncan
Vietnam Combat Art by Col. Raymond Henri [USMC], 1968

2
Photographs

10 strips of negatives. 213 Photographs: VA036737 - 950. Depicted are Camp Lejuene, USO, Operation Virginia Ridge and other Vietnam related topics., VA041496
VAN017083-VAN017119

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1
Slides

VAS044095-VAS044539

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18
Maps

Map Collection Section 12 Drawer 13 Folders 1 and 2
Quang Tri (6443 IV) (1:50,000)
Cam Lo (6342 I) (1: 50,000) (2 maps)
Nguon Rao (6342 III) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Dai Loc (6640 IV) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Thon Doc Kinh (6342 II) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Tra Bong (6739 IV) (1:50,000)
Tam Ky (6640 II) (1:50,000)
Ba Long (6442 III) (1:50,000)
Huong Hoa (6342 III) (1:50,000)
Sa Moi (6341 I) (1:50,000)
Ha Shin Pe Nu (6341 IV) (1:50,000)
Unidentied map
Da Nang (1:12,500)
Da Nang (1:100,000)
Approaches to New River Inlet, Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina (1:25,000)
Vietnam and Asian Countries Maps (includes indexes and economic and topographic maps)
Japanese map of Ryukyu - Okinawa

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3
Posters

Map Collection Section 12 Drawer 13 Folder 3
Suppose They Gave A War... And Nobody Came
Fly Far-Eastern Airways: This Vacation Visit Beautiful Vietnam

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75
Museum Objects

Painting by Ned Broderick: Lilith at Con Thien
Marine Corps "Mameluke" sword
Marine Corps ditty bag
Ground troop helmet liner
Shi - shi lions (2)
Marine Corps blanket
Laundry bag
Footlocker
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States medal
Four medals: National Defense
RVN Service
RVN Gallantry Cross
VN Campaign
Republic of Vietnam Service medal
National Defense medal
Vietnam Campaign medal
US Marine Corps Good Conduct medal
Ribbon bars (4 sets)
Rifle Expert badge
Pistol Expert badge
Second Marine Division patch
Third Marine Division patch
Lieutenant bars (25 bars - 1st and 2nd Lt.)
US Marine Corps emblem lapel pins (6 - black)
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States lapel pins (2)
Gold cufflinks (1 pair)
Dog tags with P-38 can openers attached to chain
P-38 can opener
US Marine Corps emblem lapel pins (2 - silver and gold)
US Marine Corps emblem hat pin
Belt buckles (3)
Coat buttons (31)
Tie clasp
CRA stamp with shi - shi lion
Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars ribbon and pin
Button - Fuck You Hanoi Jane
Button - National Salute to Vietnam Veterans
Button - Proud to Have Served My Country
Button - They Served With Honor - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Shrapnel from a Claymore mine
Cloth map pouch
Third Marine Division cloth
Camouflage helmet cover (contains graffiti)
K Bar knife with sheath
K Bar knife
Lanyard
Flag holder with two US flags
Miniature US flags (5)
Empty cigarette packages
Candleholder
Button - Westy's Warriors
South Vietnam flag
Buddhist flag
Mesh laundry bag
Third Marine Division pin
POW / MIA ribbon
Vietnamese napkins
Matches
North Vietnam stamps
US stamps
MACV currency control card
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund pin
Third Marine Division coaster
Anderson nametag
White handkerchiefs (2)
US Marine Corps bumper stickers
Vietnam veteran bumper stickers
Rolling Thunder patch
Anderson's military IDs
Chinese pencil
Vietnam Veteran Memorial stamps
Plastic bag (National Salute to Vietnam Veterans)
US Marine Corps wool pants
US Marine Corps camouflage shirt
Camouflage poncho liner

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1
Audio

Interview with Bernard Fall (January 1967)

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3
Newsletters

Perimeter: National Vietnam Veterans Monthly Newsletter (Jan - Apr 1982)
Vietnam Book Report Newsletter (Jan, Sept - Dec 1980, Jan - Feb 1981)
Vietnam War Newsletter (March 1981 - February 1983)

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4
Serials

National Vietnam Veterans Review Vol. 1 No. 3 (October 1981)
Ramparts: Vietnam Primer
Time Magazine (June 20, 1969)
Life (June 27, 1969)

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D103.3 ]]
  • Box 2 (Oversized): [2 (Oversized)] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D103.2B ]]
  • Box 3 (Oversized): [3 (Oversized)] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D103.2C ]]

Inventory

  • Correspondence from Anderson to Greg Vandergriff regarding the Bronze Star Medal (3.11.97)
  • Correspondence from Greg Vandergriff to Anderson regarding the Bronze Star Medal (2.18.97)
  • Photocopied letter from Vandergriff to Military Awards Branch (origianl document in Restricted Access File)
  • Photocopy of Purple Heart citation awarded to Greg Vandergriff (11.28.90)
  • Photocopied newspaper article from the Williamsport Sun Gazette (5.23.70): Navy Cross Awarded Posthumously Today
  • Photocopy of Monthly Personnel Roster: Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division (5.24.69)
  • Addresses of witnesses to Vandergriff action on May 25, 1969
  • Photocopy of a letter from Jimmie Thatcher to Military Award Branch describing Vandergriff action in Vietnam (12.3.96) (original in Restricted Access File)
  • Photocopy of a letter from William Bennett to Military Award Branch describing Vandergriff action in Vietnam (12.3.96) (original in Restricted Access File)
  • Photocopy of a letter from Larry Petitti to Military Award Branch describing Vandergriff action in Vietnam (12.10.96) (original in Restricted Access File)
  • Photocopy of a letter from Edwin Sell to Military Award Branch describing Vandergriff action in Vietnam (12.11.96) (original in Restricted Access File)
  • US Military Casualty Lists, Vietnam Era: nine Marines killed on May 25, 1969
  • US Military Casualty Lists, Vietnam Era: two Marines killed on June 1, 1969
  • US Military Casualty Lists, Vietnam Era: one Marine killed on June 2, 1969
  • US Military Casualty Lists, Vietnam Era: three Marines killed on August 28, 1969
  • US Military Casualty Lists, Vietnam Era: one Marine killed on December 5, 1969
  • Article about Master Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
  • Reunions and Readers Assistance
  • Citation for Gerald H Sampson (Captain Sam)
  • Photocopy of after action report regarding Co. B (August 25 - 31, 1969)
  • Various printed images
  • Veterans Day 1984
  • National Salute II information
  • Northwest Haiti Christian Mission brochure
  • Information regarding the issuance of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial $0.20 stamp
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial brochure
  • Front Line (Vol. 2 Iss. 1) Summer/ Fall 1984
  • The Vietnam War Veterans Historical Society
  • Brief reviews of Bloods by Wallace Terry
  • The Vietnam Bookstore book list
  • A Call to Organize: Vietnam Veterans Peace Action Network
  • Stamp: Disabled American Veterans - Department of Michigan
  • Veternas of the Vietnam War, Inc. Newsletter (November 1984)
  • Original orders to Inactive Marine Corps Reserve (1971)
  • Articles and clippings about World War II veterans
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans Information (November 10 - 14, 1982)
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans Program Souvenir (November 10 - 14, 1982)
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans Unit Reunions / Registration form
  • Vietnam Veteran Memorial Mementos order form
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans itinerary / schedule of events
  • Information on how to get to Washington, DC; and a list of hotels
  • Mass letter describing progress on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from Jan Scruggs (no date)
  • Hand-written notes regarding Vietnam Veteran Memorial dedication ceremony
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans Candle light Vigil (November 10 - 12, 1982). List of readers
  • Various product order forms (books, medallions, statues)
  • Vietnam Veterans Against the War schedule of events at the National Salute to Vietnam Veterans (November 10 - 14, 1982)
  • A Doughboy's Memories by Joseph Ambrose
  • National Salute to Vietnam Veterans brochures (2 copies)
  • National Center for Amerasian Children brochure
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony program (November 13, 1982)
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial brochure
  • Correspondence
  • Letters home from Anderson while in Vietnam (July 1968 - July 1969)
  • Air mail envelopes
  • Letters to Anderson (February 1968 - June 1970)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Greg Vandergriff (1989 - 1997)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Mike Rodriguez (1987 - 2000)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Jack Pike (1990 - 1991)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Dennis Richardson (1998)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Mike McKloskey (1969 - 2000)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and John Kasmiski (1989 - 1990)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Bill Krueger and Larry Brimm and Dawn Abbott (1989 - 1990)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Richard Farley (2000)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Philip Caputo (1980)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and James Webb (1979 - 1980)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Bruce Williams (1977 - 1980)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and Denny Jaszka (1980 - 1981)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and James Sloban (1979)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and David Stamps of the Eligin, Illinois, Daily Courier News (1979)
  • Correspondence between Charles Anderson and other people regarding the locations of veterans, reunions, and other matters
  • Miscellaneous articles and other materials
  • Correspondence from various organizations
  • The Vet Center (1980, no date)
  • National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia (1982)
  • National Vietnam Veterans Review (1981)
  • Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund (1981 - 1982, no date)
  • Cornell University Libraries / Vietnam War Veterans History and Archives Center (1981 - 1982)
  • Miscellaneous articles and clippings
  • Presidential Proclamation 1979 - Jimmy Carter
  • Presidential Proclamation 1982 - Ronald Reagan
  • Why Vietnam. Extracts from Eisenhower letters; Kennedy letters; speeches, adresses, and statements
  • Iwo Jima: Uncommon Valor
  • United States Marines
  • Marines in the '60s
  • Fighting Third
  • Northern Marine
  • PS: The Preventative Maintenance Monthly (Issue 203, 1969 Series)
  • Professional Knowledge Gained From Operational Experience in Vietnam (March - April 1969)
  • Newsweek (November 22, 1982) Honoring Vietnam Veterans at Last and Remebering a War We Want to Forget (2 copies)
  • US News and World Report (April 28, 1980) Five Years Later: Have the Scars Healed
  • A Marine's Guide to the Republic of Vietnam (June 1, 1967)
  • A Marine's Guide to the Republic of Vietnam (September 20 1968)
  • The Battle for Khe Sanh by Captain Moyers S. Shore II, USMC. Published by the Historical Branch, USMC (1969)
  • Orders commissioning Charles Anderson as a Second Lieutenant in the US Marine Corps Reserve (January 1, 1968)
  • Orders commissioning Charles Anderson as a First Lieutenant in the US Marine Corps Reserve (April 1, 1969)
  • Artwork
  • Ned Broderick Illustrations
  • Joseph Fornelli print 'Going Home Early' and brochure
  • Short Time Girl (calendar for counting down and marking off the number of days left on a tour)
  • Short Time Flight from Okinawa (calendar for counting down and marking off the number of days left on a tour)
  • In Touch materials
  • Monthly Personnel Roster for Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, for May 1969
  • Correspondence with Friends of the Vietnam Veteran Memroial / In Touch (1993 - 1994)
  • In Touch applications
  • Name rubbing request form
  • Order form for Vietnam era music and folksongs
  • Hand-written notes
  • Articles and clippings about Vietnam Veteran struggles after the war; POW / MIAs; Vietnam war movies (many articles from English language Japanese publication such as the Japan Times)
  • Vietnam Veteran political activites
  • Vietnam War Newsletter information
  • Vietnam Booklists
  • Field journals kept by Anderson while in Vietnam
  • Handwritten notes by Anderson while in Vietnam
  • Pocket Guide to Okinawa (1964)
  • Handbook for US Forces in Vietnam (April 1967)
  • 3rd Marine Division Combat Leaders Checklist
  • Company G Mess Night Program (April 17, 1968) Includes a handwritten list of known casualties from Company G compiled by Anderson
  • Company G Roster (July 1968)
  • The Marines' Hymn
  • Graduation Exercises: Seventh Basic Course of 1968 program (May 29, 1968) The Basic School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia
  • Certificate of completion of The Basic Course awarded to Anderson (May 29, 1968)
  • Obituaries of soldiers killed in combat from the Washington Post (March 11, 1969)
  • Tiger Papa Three: A Memoir of the Combined Action Program by Major Edward Palm (from Marine Corps Gazette, January 1988)
  • A Survey of Firearms Literature by Lt.Col. T.L. Gatchel (from Marine Corps Gazette, August 1981)
  • Gunny, Put up the Flagpole by Lt.Col. T.L. Gatchel (from Marine Corps Gazette, February 1982)
  • Missing In America: The Hidden Minority of Vietnam Veterans (2 copies)
  • Delayed Stress and Vietnam Veterans
  • 1st Training Conference Papers: Vietnam Veterans - Operation Outreach. St. Louis, Missouri (September 24 - 28, 1979)
  • Handwritten Marine Corps songs set to Christmas carols
  • Grunt's Songs
  • Grunt's Graffiti
  • Vietnam Journal # 1 (1981)
  • The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program Presents: A Salute to America's Heroes Dinner (June 15, 1985) program (two copies, one is signed by General William Westmoreland)
  • Application for a Visa to the Republic of Vietnam (October 1969)
  • The New Vietnam Scholarship by Fox Butterfield (The New YorkTimes Magazine February 13, 1983)
  • Memorable Corps Quotations
  • Air mail envelopes
  • 3d marine Division (Rein), FMF, Vietnam stationery
  • Third Marine Division Association, Inc. application form
  • Map of Arlington National Cemetary indicating the grave of Drew J. Bennett, III
  • Articles / clippings
  • Through the Wheat: A World War I Art Exhibit of the US Marine Corps Museum program
  • Marine Corps Historical Publications in Print (1978) book list
  • The Marine Corps as Seen Through Contemporaneous Art
  • Khe Sanh
  • Program for the Graduation Exercises for the Forty-Seventh Officer Candidates Course, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia (January 5, 1968)
  • Leatherneck Fire Team Phrasebook
  • Program for the Ryukyuan Folk Song and Dance from the August Moon Tea House at Naha, Okinawa
  • Instruction card for Spike Resistant Combat Boots
  • Charles Anderson's MACV ration cardMiscellaneous business cards
  • Strip of matriel bearing Anderson's name, rank, and unit
  • Far Eastern , European currency and a few Military Payment Certificates
  • Post cards
  • Enemy propoganda
  • Chieu Hoi leaflets
  • US Marine Corps transfers
  • Worried About Agent Orange? brochure
  • The Marine Corps Museum brochure
  • Vet Center brochures
  • Marine Corps Band concert program (July 28, 1980)
  • The Evening Parade brochure
  • Kansas City Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund brochure
  • Vietnam Veterans How to Start Your Own Business One Day Seminar brochure (November 6, 1980)
  • Correspondence from Emblem
  • Rally Against the Draft information and fliers
  • Sea Tiger: Third Marine Amphibious Force, Vietnam (November 8, 1968)
  • Sea Tiger: Third Marine Amphibious Force, Vietnam (March 7, 1969)
  • Sea Tiger: Third Marine Amphibious Force, Vietnam (May 30, 1969)
  • Sea Tiger: Third Marine Amphibious Force, Vietnam (June 20, 1969)
  • Sea Tiger: Third Marine Amphibious Force, Vietnam (July 18, 1969) (2 copies)
  • Washington Post (November 12, 1982)
  • Washington Post (November 13, 1982)
  • Washington Post (November 14, 1982)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (November 8, 1968)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (July 6, 1969)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (July 13, 1969)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (July 21, 1969)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (July 26, 1969)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (January 1980)
  • Okinawa Morning Star (December 29, 1968)
  • Okinawa Morning Star (July 27, 1969)
  • New York Times (November 11, 1982)
  • Okinawa Marine (November 10, 1979) (2 copies)
  • The Veteran Experience (Nov / Dec 1982)
  • National Vietnam Veteran Review (October 1981)
  • Detroit News (November 11, 1982)
  • Milwaukee Journal Insight (June 28, 1981)
  • Singapore Striats Times (June 2, 1969)
  • The Ally (November 1968)
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes (December 14, 1968) (Front page only)
  • Ann Arbor (Michigan) News (December 22, 1967) Shows a map of where units are placed throughout Vietnam
  • Chicago Tribune Magazine (September 14, 1969)
  • Chicago Tribune Magazine (October 17, 1971)
  • Chicago Tribune Magazine (February 1, 1981) Article about Major General Michael Healy
  • Chicago Sunday Times parade (June 29, 1980) Essay by Vice Admiral James Stockdale
  • Sunday: the Chicago Tribune Magazine (April 21, 1985) The Vietnam War: Honoring Its Dead, Cherishing Its Heroes
  • Detroit Free Press Parade (April 13, 1986) For This We Stand: Personal Reflections by William Westmoreland
  • Article from a Japanese publication
  • Parade Magazine (June 12, 1983) Article about Bo Gritz and his search for POW/MIAs
  • Correspondence to Anderson regarding articles for various Illinois newspapers
  • Contributions from Charles Anderson to the Chicago Daily News and the Daily Courier-News (Elgin, Illinois) (1971 - 1979)
  • Oversize Material
  • Glenn Angle photo albums (2 albums)
15
Books

The Bitter Heritage: Vietnam and American Democracy, 1941 - 1966 by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1967)
Be Nice by Ken Melvin
Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic
Face of North Vietnam (1970)
Fields of Fire by James Webb (1978) Copy signed by author
How to Live in Vietnam for Less than Ten Cents a Day by Ken Abood and Tony Ranfone (1967)
I Protest! By David Douglas Duncan
The Khaki Mafia by Robin Moore (1971)
Marine at War by Russell Davis (1961)
Quotations - Vietnam: 1945 - 1970 compiled by William G. Effros (1970)
Sorry 'Bout That: Cartoons, Limericks, and Other Diversions of GI Vietnam by Ken Melvin (1966)
Tales of the Green Berets by Robin Moore (1965)
Vietnam Crisis by Stephen Pan and Daniel Lyons
War Without Heroes by David Douglas Duncan
Vietnam Combat Art by Col. Raymond Henri [USMC], 1968

2
Photographs

10 strips of negatives. 213 Photographs: VA036737 - 950. Depicted are Camp Lejuene, USO, Operation Virginia Ridge and other Vietnam related topics., VA041496
VAN017083-VAN017119

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1
Slides

VAS044095-VAS044539

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18
Maps

Map Collection Section 12 Drawer 13 Folders 1 and 2
Quang Tri (6443 IV) (1:50,000)
Cam Lo (6342 I) (1: 50,000) (2 maps)
Nguon Rao (6342 III) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Dai Loc (6640 IV) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Thon Doc Kinh (6342 II) (1:50,000) (2 maps)
Tra Bong (6739 IV) (1:50,000)
Tam Ky (6640 II) (1:50,000)
Ba Long (6442 III) (1:50,000)
Huong Hoa (6342 III) (1:50,000)
Sa Moi (6341 I) (1:50,000)
Ha Shin Pe Nu (6341 IV) (1:50,000)
Unidentied map
Da Nang (1:12,500)
Da Nang (1:100,000)
Approaches to New River Inlet, Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina (1:25,000)
Vietnam and Asian Countries Maps (includes indexes and economic and topographic maps)
Japanese map of Ryukyu - Okinawa

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3
Posters

Map Collection Section 12 Drawer 13 Folder 3
Suppose They Gave A War... And Nobody Came
Fly Far-Eastern Airways: This Vacation Visit Beautiful Vietnam

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75
Museum Objects

Painting by Ned Broderick: Lilith at Con Thien
Marine Corps "Mameluke" sword
Marine Corps ditty bag
Ground troop helmet liner
Shi - shi lions (2)
Marine Corps blanket
Laundry bag
Footlocker
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States medal
Four medals: National Defense
RVN Service
RVN Gallantry Cross
VN Campaign
Republic of Vietnam Service medal
National Defense medal
Vietnam Campaign medal
US Marine Corps Good Conduct medal
Ribbon bars (4 sets)
Rifle Expert badge
Pistol Expert badge
Second Marine Division patch
Third Marine Division patch
Lieutenant bars (25 bars - 1st and 2nd Lt.)
US Marine Corps emblem lapel pins (6 - black)
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States lapel pins (2)
Gold cufflinks (1 pair)
Dog tags with P-38 can openers attached to chain
P-38 can opener
US Marine Corps emblem lapel pins (2 - silver and gold)
US Marine Corps emblem hat pin
Belt buckles (3)
Coat buttons (31)
Tie clasp
CRA stamp with shi - shi lion
Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars ribbon and pin
Button - Fuck You Hanoi Jane
Button - National Salute to Vietnam Veterans
Button - Proud to Have Served My Country
Button - They Served With Honor - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Shrapnel from a Claymore mine
Cloth map pouch
Third Marine Division cloth
Camouflage helmet cover (contains graffiti)
K Bar knife with sheath
K Bar knife
Lanyard
Flag holder with two US flags
Miniature US flags (5)
Empty cigarette packages
Candleholder
Button - Westy's Warriors
South Vietnam flag
Buddhist flag
Mesh laundry bag
Third Marine Division pin
POW / MIA ribbon
Vietnamese napkins
Matches
North Vietnam stamps
US stamps
MACV currency control card
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund pin
Third Marine Division coaster
Anderson nametag
White handkerchiefs (2)
US Marine Corps bumper stickers
Vietnam veteran bumper stickers
Rolling Thunder patch
Anderson's military IDs
Chinese pencil
Vietnam Veteran Memorial stamps
Plastic bag (National Salute to Vietnam Veterans)
US Marine Corps wool pants
US Marine Corps camouflage shirt
Camouflage poncho liner

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1
Audio

Interview with Bernard Fall (January 1967)

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3
Newsletters

Perimeter: National Vietnam Veterans Monthly Newsletter (Jan - Apr 1982)
Vietnam Book Report Newsletter (Jan, Sept - Dec 1980, Jan - Feb 1981)
Vietnam War Newsletter (March 1981 - February 1983)

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4
Serials

National Vietnam Veterans Review Vol. 1 No. 3 (October 1981)
Ramparts: Vietnam Primer
Time Magazine (June 20, 1969)
Life (June 27, 1969)

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Pub Credit Line
13380000000, Charles Anderson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 12 May 2004 [Updated: 20 Oct 2017]