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Interview with Gary Cummings
Item Number: OH0162   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 66]

(USA) Gary Cummings served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as a Security Detachment and Recon Company Advisor with Advisory Team 60 in Vinh Long. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.

Item Creation Date: 21 April 2001

Collection: Gary Cummings Collection

Added: 01 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 Sep 2004]
Interview with Robert Barron
Item Number: OH0163   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 76]

(USA) Robert Barron served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He served with Advisory Team 28 as Senior Advisor in Tuy Hoa District. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.

Item Creation Date: 21 April 2001

Collection: Robert C. Barron Collection

Added: 29 Nov 2001[Updated: 23 May 2005]
Interview with Larry Burke
Item Number: OH0177   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 95]

(USA) Larry Burke served with the US Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as an Infantry Company Commander, Battalion S-3, and Division Liaison Officer to Headquarters, Field Forces with the 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. He participated in Operations LITTLE ROCK,

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Item Creation Date: 21 April 2001

Collection: Larry Burke Collection

Added: 01 Dec 2001[Updated: 23 May 2005]
Interview with James MacFarlane
Item Number: OH0208   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 69]

(Air America, Bird and Son, CASI) Jim MacFarlane joined the Connecticut Army National Guard in 1958 where he received fixed-wing and rotary wing training. In 1962 he was hired by Air America to fly the DeHavilland DHC-2 (Beaver) in Thailand and Laos. He served with Air America until October 1962

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Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 04 February 2002

Collection: James M. MacFarlane Collection

Association: Air America Association

Added: 14 May 2002[Updated: 12 Jan 2011]
Interview with Michael Peavey Do
Item Number: OH0164   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 16]

Author(s): Steve Maxner

Item Creation Date: 21 April 2001

Collection: Michael Peavey Do Collection

Added: 16 Jan 2008[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
Interview with Bui Tin
Item Number: OH0340   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 24]

(PAVN) Bui Tin joined the Viet Minh in 1945 and served as one of Ho Chi Minh's bodyguards for a time and fought against the French in the First Indochinese War in the 1951 battles in the Red River Delta. He also took part in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954. In 1963, the leadership of North

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 23 October 2003

Collection: Tin Bui Collection

Added: 27 Oct 2003[Updated: 21 Dec 2012]
Interview with John C. Fischer
Item Number: OH0161   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 36]

In this interview JC Fischer describes his experiences as a MACV advisor to the 17th Riverboat Company of the South Vietnamese Navy. Fischer served in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam and was in country from late 1967 until later 1968.

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 10 April 2001

Collection: J. C. Fischer Collection

Association: Counterpart Association

Added: 06 Dec 2001[Updated: 09 Mar 2010]
Interview with Bert Kurland
Item Number: OH0174   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 126]

(USA, USAID) Bert Kurland served multiple tours with the US Army and USAID in Vietnam from 1967 until 1975. He served with US Army Special Forces as Deputy Commander, Operational Detachment B-43 in Kien Phong, MACV CORDS Advisor in Go Cong and Kien Hoa, Deputy Senior Advisor in Kien Phong, USAID

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Item Creation Date: 1 January 2001

Collection: Bert Kurland Collection

Added: 07 Dec 2001[Updated: 23 May 2005]
Interview with John Spey
Item Number: OH0067   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 86]

(USAF) John 'Jack' Spey served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam and Laos from 1962 to 1966 and from 1971 to 1974, respectfully. During his first tour he flew defoliation missions as a part of Operation RANCH HAND. During his second tour he served as the senior USAF Advisor to the Royal

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Author(s): Steve Maxner

Item Creation Date: 04 October 2000

Collection: Jack Spey Collection

Association: Ranch Hand Association Vietnam

Added: 14 May 2002[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
Interview with General Theodore Mataxis, Sr.
Item Number: OH0111   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 1]

(USA) The first pdf file of the interview listed below is the original version of the interview. The second pdf file is the narrator's rewritten transcript.

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 31 March 2000

Collection: Theodore Mataxis, Sr. Collection

Added: 11 Dec 2001[Updated: 28 Nov 2017]
Interview with Russel Jay Carver
Item Number: OH0175   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 87]

Author(s): Stephen Maxner

Item Creation Date: 20 April 2001

Collection: Russell Carver Collection

Added: 01 Dec 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]
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 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]