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Interview with Roger H. C. Donlon
Item Number: OH0447   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 29]

In this interview, Col. Roger H.C. Donlon (U.S. Army, retired) discusses his experiences growing up in New York. Donlon was the first Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War.

Author(s): Richard Verrone

Item Creation Date: 24 October 2005

Collection: Roger Donlon Collection

Added: 29 Jun 2006[Updated: 03 Mar 2016]
Interview with Steven D. Vermillion
Item Number: OH0406   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 83]

Steve Vermillion was a United State Army Dustoff helicopter commander in Vietnam in 1969. He flew 1450 missions with 1127 combat hours. His many awards during the Vietnam War included Air Medals, the Silver Star, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Vermillion retired from the Army in 1993 as a

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 09 February 2004

Collection: Mr. Steven D. Vermillion Collection

Added: 29 Jan 2008[Updated: 28 Mar 2011]
Interview with Bill McCollum
Item Number: OH0248   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 55]

(USN) Bill McCollum, originally from New York City, New York served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1969. He went to Vietnam in August 1968 and served as an engineman aboard an Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) with Task Force 117, River Assault Division 111 near Dong Tham in the Mekong Delta. There

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Author(s): Richard Verrone

Item Creation Date: 11 December 2002

Collection: Mr. Bill McCollum Collection

Added: 12 Dec 2002[Updated: 11 Oct 2010]
Interview with Russell Johnson
Item Number: OH0401   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 23]

Russell Johnson, Jr., discusses his experiences as an MP in Korea and in Vietnam. NOTE: Sections of the audio are missing from this interview.

Author(s): Dwight Daniel

Item Creation Date: 19 August 2003

Collection: Russell E. Johnson, Jr. Collection

Added: 03 Feb 2005[Updated: 02 Jun 2008]
Interview with Paula D. Wright
Item Number: OH0437   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 69]

(USA) Paula D. Wright, who served as 'Paul D. Wright,' was born in 1950 in Lubbock TX. She graduated from Coronado High School in Lubbock in 1969, and volunteered for the US Army. After advanced training in helicopter maintenance at Ft Rucker AL, she arrived in Vietnam in January 1970. During her

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 10 August 2005

Collection: Paula D. Wright Collection

Added: 12 Aug 2005[Updated: 30 May 2008]
Interview with David Hill
Item Number: OH0167   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 77]

(USA) David Hill served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He served as a Dog Handler Team Leader, and Squad Leader with the 1st Infantry Division. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.

Item Creation Date: 7 August 2000

Collection: David M. Hill Collection

Added: 07 Dec 2001[Updated: 26 Jan 2009]
Interview with Frank Linster
Item Number: OH0003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 49]

(USA) Frank Linster served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 and in 1971. He served as a helicopter pilot with the 188th Assault Helicopter Company and the 120th Aviation Company.

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 1 July 2001

Collection: Frank Linster Collection

Added: 11 Dec 2001[Updated: 04 Feb 2008]
Interview with Richard Gamez
Item Number: OH0185   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 33]

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 08 July 2000

Collection: Richard Gamez Collection

Added: 06 Dec 2001[Updated: 03 Apr 2014]
Interview with Robert Beau Garcia
Item Number: OH0153   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 39]

(USA) Beau Garcia served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. He served as an Army riverboat crewman and .50 caliber machine gunner on Boat YFU-81, with the 329th Transportation Company (HvBt), 5th Transportation Command. He participated in various missions to include

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Item Creation Date: 26 March 2001

Collection: Robert (Beau) Garcia Collection

Added: 15 Nov 2001[Updated: 23 May 2005]
Interview with Douglas Shivers
Item Number: OH0225   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USA) Douglas F. Shivers, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, served in the U.S. Army from January 1968 until September 1971. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, first from April 1969 until April 1970 in the 101st Radio Research Co., and second from September 1970 until September 1971 in

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Item Creation Date: 10 October 2002

Collection: Mr. Douglas F. Shivers Collection

Added: 28 Oct 2002[Updated: 14 May 2010]
Interview with Frederick S. Beck
Item Number: OH0687   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

Fred Beck served in Vietnam as a helicopter gunship pilot with 2/20th Aerial Rocket Artillery Battalion from August of 1965 until August of 1966. During this time period Beck participated in the Battle of the Ia Drang as well as the Battle to save the Plei Me Special Forces Camp. Beck returned to

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Author(s): Stewart, Jason

Item Creation Date: 20 April 2009

Collection: Mr. Frederick S. Beck Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2009[Updated: 09 Feb 2018]
Interview with Theodore Acheson
Item Number: OH0291   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USA) Theodore T. Acheson, originally from Flint, Michigan served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1969. As a member of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) based out of Hawaii, Ted first went to Southeast Asia in late 1967 TDY to Bangkok, Thailand where he documented on

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Item Creation Date: 28 April 2003

Collection: Ted Acheson Collection

Association: Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO)

Added: 29 Apr 2003[Updated: 26 Oct 2015]
Interview with Charles Dodge
Item Number: OH0315   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 1]

(USA) Charles T. 'Ty' Dodge, originally from Temple, Texas served in the U.S. Army from 1968 until 1971. Ty went to South Vietnam in June 1969 as a member of I Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. In country, he commanded 3rd Platoon as a 1st Lieutenant in III Corps around the Parrot's Beak and

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Item Creation Date: 18 July 2003

Collection: Mr. Charles Ty Dodge Collection

Added: 18 Jul 2003[Updated: 27 Oct 2015]
Interview with Michael Ward
Item Number: OH0301   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 72]

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 19 April 2003

Collection: Mr. Michael Ward Collection

Added: 27 Feb 2008[Updated: 11 Mar 2010]
Interview with Larry Fraser
Item Number: OH0027   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 75]

(USMC, Air America, Arizona Helicopters, Bird Air) Larry Fraser served as a pilot in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. He served with HMM 362 in Chu Lai. After leaving the USMC in 1967, Mr. Fraser served with Air America in Udorn Thailand from 1968 to 1973. He later flew

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Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 5 February 2001

Collection: Larry Fraser Collection

Association: Air America Association

Added: 09 Nov 2001[Updated: 12 Jan 2011]
Interview with James Bussey
Item Number: OH0237   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USA) James E. Bussey, originally from Childress, Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech University (BA, 1965; MA, 1970), served in the U.S. Army from 1968 until 1970. He went to Vietnam in January 1969 as a Communication Center Specialist with the Communications Center Platoon, A Co., 53rd Signal

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Item Creation Date: 11 November 2002

Collection: James Bussey Collection

Added: 18 Nov 2002[Updated: 18 Jul 2007]
Interview with Jack Keith
Item Number: OH0231   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 180]

(USAF) Jack L. Keith, originally from Muskegon, Michigan served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 until 1973. As a fighter pilot, he was stationed at many different bases around the United States and overseas during his career, including time at Kessler Field, Maxwell Field/AFB, Andrews Field,

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 24 October 2002

Collection: Jack Keith Collection

Added: 28 Oct 2002[Updated: 11 Jul 2008]
Interview with Ted Engelmann
Item Number: OH0628   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[Number of Pages: 110]

Engelmann discusses his experiences with 19th and 22nd TASS in South Vietnam from March 1968 through March 1969.

Author(s): Kelly Crager

Item Creation Date: 22 August 2008

Collection: Ted Engelmann Collection

Added: 16 Sep 2008[Updated: 10 Jun 2014]
Interview with Richard Hamilton
Item Number: OH0288   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USAF) Richard E. Hamilton, originally from Portland, Oregon served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 until 1959 and from 1962 until 1988. He also served in the California Air National Guard from 1959 until 1962. Dick first went to Southeast Asia in 1965 TDY from MacDill AFB with the 47th Tactical

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Item Creation Date: 10 April 2003

Collection: Richard Hamilton Collection

Added: 11 Apr 2003[Updated: 26 Oct 2015]
Interview with Stan Cherrie
Item Number: OH0543   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 228]

In this interview, Brig. Gen. Stan Cherrie (U.S. Army, retired) discusses his two tours of duty in Vietnam. Cherrie served as a helicopter gunship pilot in his first tour, 1967-1968, with 191st Assault Helicopter Company. Cherrie returned for a second tour of duty in 1971, serving as a troop

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 07 July 2006

Collection: Stanley F. Cherrie Collection

Added: 29 Jan 2008[Updated: 11 Oct 2013]
Interview with William LeGro
Item Number: OH0431   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

In this interview Col. William E. LeGro describes his military career, which spanned from 1943 until 1977. Entering the military in 1943 as an enlisted soldier, LeGro served in the pacific duringWorld War II and left the military in 1945. In 1949, LeGro returned to the Army as an officer and

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 23 June 2005

Collection: Colonel William E. LeGro Collection

Added: 29 Jan 2008[Updated: 14 May 2010]
Interview with Michael Igoe
Item Number: OH0546   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 243]

In this interview, U.S. Army veteran Mike Igoe discusses his experiences as a Military Police Sentry Dog handler. Igoe served in Pleiku and Ban Me Thout during his tour in Vietnam, 1968-1969.

Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 01 December 2006

Collection: Michael Igoe Collection

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 11 Oct 2013]
Interview with Ben Van Etten
Item Number: OH0259   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 175]

(USA) Ben Van Etten served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. After returning to the US and working at Fort Wolters as a helicopter instructor pilot, he went to work for Air America in 1968. He served in Thailand and Laos from 1968 until 1972 flying the H-34. Interview

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ben Van Etten Collection

Association: Air America Association

Added: 26 Jan 2007[Updated: 16 Jul 2007]
Interview with Gerald M. Sampont
Item Number: OH0497   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 145]

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 19 January 2006

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 03 Apr 2006[Updated: 07 Sep 2011]
Interview with Patrick Curry
Item Number: OH0434   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 400]

(USA) Pat Curry, originally from Temple, Texas, served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1991 and retired a Lieutenant Colonel. Pat served in South Vietnam with the HHC 1/5 Cavalry, 1st Cav Division between November 1968 and April 1969 in Tay Ninh, at LZ Dolly, and other areas as a Logistics and

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Author(s): Richard Burks Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 15 July 2005

Collection: Patrick Curry Collection

Added: 11 Aug 2005[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]
Interview with I. Thomas Sheppard
Item Number: OH0444   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 393]

(USA) Tom Sheppard was born in 1930 in Orange NJ and attended the New York State Maritime Academy for two years. He was drafted into the US Army in 1951, completing Basic and AIT training at Fort Dix NJ. He completed Artillery OCS in 1952 and was commissioned as a Regular Army second lieutenant.

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 03 October 2005

Collection: Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection

Added: 16 Feb 2006[Updated: 14 May 2010]