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Southeast Asia Army Security Agency Association Collection (1229) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12290000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

TANS Collection Volume 1, Collection of stories of members of US Army Security Agency, edited by John Klawittter, 2002.

Added: 22 Oct 2003[Updated: 22 Oct 2003]
John Darrell Sherwood Collection (1226) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12260000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Fast Movers: Jet Pilots and the Vietnam Experience by John Darrell Sherwood, Official Historian of the U.S. Navy. Two copies of a book written by John Darrell Sherwood titled Black Sailor, White Navy: Racial Unrest in the Fleet During the Vietnam War Era by John Darrell Sherwood documents the racial strife in the United states Navy during the Vietnam War era.

Added: 22 Oct 2003[Updated: 02 Jun 2017]
Nelson D. Salmon Collection (1240) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12400000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

U.S. Navy Union Jack 7 Flag and Commissioning pennant.

Added: 14 Nov 2003[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
Randall Smith Collection (1243) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12430000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photographs and 395 slides document Randall Smith and the 457th Troop Carrier Squadron USAF at Bangkok, Thailand; Soc Trang, Vietnam; and Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam from 1966 to 1967.

Added: 01 Dec 2003[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Larry Schiff Collection (1250) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12500000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of 8 reels of 8mm film created by Schiff while serving in Vietnam. Footage includes Qui Nhon, 1966; Leper Colony Christmas Party; Bob Hope show in December, 1966; Da Nang air base; Manila, Philippines, 1967; Phu Cat air base; Nancy Sinatra / Jimmy Boyd show; Henry Fonda visit; 'Fishing Korean Style'; Picnic, Da Nang; Hawaiin Airlines employees at Phu Cat; Clark air base; Bus trip to Manila, 1967; Subic Bay Naval Base; Art Linkletter visits Clark air base; nad personal family films, 1966 - 1972 and undated.

Added: 02 Dec 2003[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
A. C. Sanders III Collection (1246) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12460000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection contains some original poetry and prose by A.C. Sanders, III, entitled Remnants of War.

Added: 02 Dec 2003[Updated: 22 Aug 2017]
Donald Stiles Collection (1273) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12730000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Donald Stiles collection is composed of materials related to the Civic Action Program in Vietnam. Included in the collection is a Civic Action Psychological Operations Handbook from the 9th Infantry Division, May 1969; a Civic Action Program book that illustrates tasks and accomplishments of the 9th Infantry Division; Memoranda written by Stiles; and a series of photographs extracted from the Civic Action Program book.

Added: 04 Feb 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Richard D. Lakin Collection (1198) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11980000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of original and photocopied documents and photographs from the Department of the Army's investigation of an aircraft accident at Katum airfield, South Vietnam on January 2, 1968 when a UH-1C helicopter crashed into two UH-1H helicopters while attempting to land under poor visibility conditions.

Added: 07 Aug 2003[Updated: 13 Nov 2017]
Tom Flournoy Collection (1213) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12130000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Tom Flournoy Collection consists of one postcard depicting a Vietnamese ceremony. The postcard was sent from Vietnam by Tom Flournoy to Ted and Julia Saffell.

Added: 15 Sep 2003[Updated: 20 Mar 2018]
Duke Smith Collection (1210) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12100000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of a CD Rom 'DASPO Shooters' that contains 27 photographs including DASPO photographers and offices in Korea and Vietnam in 1970 and a Power Point presentation.

Added: 16 Sep 2003[Updated: 16 Sep 2003]
Thomas Striegler Collection (453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Articles, military administrative documents, and a CD-ROM with scanned images document John Striegler's service in Vietnam as an Artillery Forward Observer, 1967-1968. Striegler also has an Oral History in the Vietnam Archive with the item number OH0009.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Ron Smith Collection (1306) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13060000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A USS Mahopac cap and a baseball were collected from two USS Mahopac reunions, 5-6 March 2004 and 19-23 April 2006.

Added: 29 Mar 2004[Updated: 14 Nov 2006]
Jerry Schomotolocha Collection (1318) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13180000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Jerry Schmotolocha collection is composed of a photocopy of DD-214 discharge document; Award of the Army Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster), December 9, 1966; and a letter from Paul Tilzey to Jerry Schmotolocha, October 2, 1996.

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
S. Lew Shelton Collection (1309) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13090000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Check. S. Lew Shelton was awarded this check for winning second place in a beard- growing contest onboard the USS Mahopac. The check is dated May 2, 1979, and is in the amount of $ 500.00 dollars.

Added: 12 Apr 2004[Updated: 03 Jan 2014]
Darryl (Bud) Skuce Collection (1332) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Film, audio, still image, artifacts, and manuscripts document Darryl Skuce's service and experiences on Swift Boats on the rivers and canals of South Vietnam from 1967 through his wounding on August 13, 1969. A narrative of Skuce's military biography describes his service in the United States Navy. Artifacts include a captured Viet Cong flag that was damaged when the crew of the boat Skuce was aboard detonated a mine in a canal. A photograph of the mine is included. A cassette tape contains common, every-day radio traffic from operations on PCF 43, which was destroyed in February 1969. Film footage shows Skuce's journey to Vietnam and what he saw from his position as a gunner on board PCF 71. Letters home from Skuce and an original poem describe how he felt during his service. Also included are six medals and service ribbons awarded to Skuce, including a Purple Heart for wounds he received while in action in August, 1969.

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Robert F. Szul Collection (1367) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13670000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

471 slides from Colonel Szul's service in Southeast Asia from August 1970-August 1971, predominately of southern Laos (Ho Chi Minh Trail), western Cambodia to the Mekong River to 20 miles north of Phnom Penh, and the Pleiku area of Vietnam, and also three audio cassettes, taped by Colonel Szul's Electronic Warfare Officer while on two B-52 missions over Hanoi during the Christmas raids of 1972.

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Ed Schramko Collection (1370) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13700000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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A Pocket Guide to Vietnam, Happy Happy Massage & Bar business card, three H.P. Turkish Bath & Massage business cards, South Vietnamese government publication warning against selling heroin (in Vietnamese), Guide to the National Museum in Bangkok, invoice from Young Designer's Jewelry, Thai currency conversion reference card, two menus for 1971 Christmas dinner in Vietnam, The Northern Log, The Northern Log (September 15, 1971.

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 14 Jan 2005]
Veterans Issues and Answers Collection (1277) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12770000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately eleven linear feet of 164 three-quarter inch U-Matic video tapes of the television program, entitled 'Veterans Issues and Answers', documents an array of veteran's issues. The videos are placed in the order in which they aired, October 27, 1991 through May 31, 1999, and include titles such as 'N.J. Vietnam Veterans Memorial', 'N.J. Agent Orange Commission', 'National League of Families for POW/MIA's', 'Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial', 'Agent Orange- The Silent Killer', 'Suing the CIA - The Abandonment of American POWs', and 'Men of the Intrepid'. The tapes are in poor condition and will be digitized to help for preservation.

Added: 26 Jul 2004[Updated: 22 Aug 2017]
Allen W. Sims Collection (1395) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13950000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of artifacts, Sim's manuscript and published book edition of ^D'Ambush: Memories and Photos of a Combat Squad Leader^D>', twelve photographs, correspondence and photocopied North Vietnamese propaganda leaflets document Allen W. Sims service during the Vietnam Conflict, 1969-1970. The photocopied leaflets are from a portion of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev, Ukraine which documents Ukraine's involvement in the Vietnam Conflict. An English translation of the leaflets is also included and was translated by Suong Ives, who escaped from Vietnam after the Communist takeover and has lived in the United States for over 25 years.

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 25 Oct 2006]
John Sciascia Collection (1394) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13940000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of approximately two linear feet of materials consisting of documents, photographs, videos, and books accumulated by John Sciascia. The materials relate to Sciascia and his fellow Vietnam War dog handlers and include Vietnam Dog Handler Association newsletters and articles concerning the dedication of a War Dog Memorial; calling cards; memorial service programs; pamphlets; correspondence; and clippings. The materials are dated 1994-2017.

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 04 Oct 2019]
Tran Si Hai Collection (1397) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13970000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Vietnamese books written by Tran Si Hai

Added: 09 Aug 2004[Updated: 09 Aug 2004]
Gary Snead Collection (1393) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13930000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection includes hundreds of personal letters from family and friends, including almost 300 letters and 51 audiotape letters between Snead and his fiance/wife, Laura Kathryn 'Kay' Surber. Military administrative documents including original orders, Squadron Bulletins, and other military forms; helicopter flight plans, schedules, logbook excerpts, and workbooks; newspaper articles and clippings; over 500 photographs and slides; artifacts; military newspapers and additional publications document Gary Snead's tour of duty with the Marine Light Helicopter Squadron - 367, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam, August 1968 to August 1969.

Collection: Gary Snead Collection

Added: 17 Aug 2004[Updated: 27 Sep 2019]
Cecil L. Shrader Collection (1411) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14110000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Copies of Colonel Cecil L. Shrader's military records document his service in the United States Army from 1959 to 1989. Photographs and two computer printed maps document Cecil Shrader's two tours of duty in Vietnam from July 1966 to May 1967 and January 1969 to March 1969.

Added: 18 Aug 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Weymouth D. Symmes Collection (1412) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Book titled War on the Rivers: A Swift Boat Sailor's Chronicle of the Battle for the Mekong Delta by Weymouth D. Symmes.

Added: 23 Aug 2004[Updated: 07 Apr 2008]
Alton Slagle Collection (1420) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14200000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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POW/MIA bracelets of Spec. 6 Kenneth Cunningham, 10-3-1969 and Captain John West, 1-2-1970.

Added: 07 Sep 2004[Updated: 07 Sep 2004]
Dale Ross Stith Collection (1405) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Roms, photocoied newspaper and periodical articles, internet printouts and an issue of Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine that document the development Quiet Aircraft during Vietnam. These aircraft inclued the Quiet Thruster (QT) and the YO-3A that were deployed during the Tet Offensive. DVD titled 'Taking the Night Away from Charlie' discusses the use of quiet aircraft during the Vietnam War.

Added: 14 Sep 2004[Updated: 31 Jan 2019]
William E. Sarring Collection (1432) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Rom of photos that chronicle William E. Sarring's tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969, as a participant of Operation Ranch Hand. Items shown include Bien Hoa, Da Nang, Phang Rang, C-123, and a C-123 following rocket attack.

Added: 14 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Sep 2004]
Kimberly J. Schmillen Collection (1434) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14340000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photocopy of letter and envelope addressed to Kimberly Schmillen from Governor Reagan thanking her for her concerns for U.S. prisoners of war and missing in action.

Added: 30 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
August W. Smith Collection (1453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Vietnamese dress, ao dai and a model boat from Cam Ranh Bay Harbor that were collected by Colonel August W. Smith during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

Added: 13 Oct 2004[Updated: 09 Oct 2019]
William (Bud) Skinner Collection (1457) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14570000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Slides and 8mm film that depict William Skinner's tour of duty in Vietnam with the US Air Force between 1968 and 1970, and a transcript of General Duane H. Cassidy's (Commander U.S. Transportation Command and Military Airlift Command) oral history.

Added: 01 Nov 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Marjorie Marsh Quigg Collection (1466) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14660000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Forty-four containers of magazine and newspaper clippings (1918-1991 and undated) collected by Marjorie Marsh Quigg document American diplomatic history, the Cold War, the Vietnam War/Conflict, and Watergate. The collection includes publications such as the New York Times, the New York Herald, the Portland Press Herald, the Washington Herald, and other similar publications.

Added: 08 Nov 2004[Updated: 29 Jan 2015]
John Striegler Collection (1342) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two pair of Army boots donated to the Archive by John Striegler

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 09 Feb 2006]
James Pollock Collection (1343) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13430000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Rom of a presentation, and paper copies of the introduction and epilogue of the presentation, given first at the Library of Congress on July 15, 2003. The presentation is entitled United States Army Vietnam Combat Art Program.

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 17 Sep 2019]
Mr. Allen Suydam Collection (1347) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Correspondence, two issues of Tropic Lightning News, an old plane ticket, museum objects, military administrative documents and official orders, an Army enlistment book, a printed image of a National Liberation Front leaflet, and slides (with captions) all document Allen Suydam's service in Vietnam with the Army's 25th Infantry Division, 1968 - 1969.

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Peter Swartz Collection (1353) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Books, field manuals, government documents and reports document U.S. Civil Affairs and psychological operations activity in Southeast Asia, primarily from 1965-1968, with some materials from 1969-1971.

Added: 16 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
Charles Shyab Collection (1363) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13630000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

C-rations and A Pocket Guide to Vietnam (Department of Defense, 1971)

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Lynn Steele Collection (1371) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13710000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides, military documents, and The Salina (Kansas) Journal Sunflower (March 23, 1980) document Steele's experiences serving in Vietnam with B and C Battery, 13th Artillery from March 1969 - April 1970.

Added: 29 Jun 2004[Updated: 03 Oct 2019]
Kevin Sailsbury Collection (1474) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14740000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of books, a movie, and various articles document various aspects of the Vietnam Conflict. All materials date from the post-war period.

Added: 29 Nov 2004[Updated: 22 Jul 2008]
Brian G. Shellum Collection (1479) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14790000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Lieutenant General Vernon A. Walters' autobiography titled Silent Missions documents his military career from 1941 to 1976, which included a stint as Deputy Director of the CIA from 1972 to 1976. The collection also includes an essay written by Brian Shellum titled 'Vernon Walters and the Paris Peace Talks.'

Added: 21 Dec 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
David D. Schafer Collection (1503) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15030000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photocopy of Texas Magazine article entitled 'Time and Wars' that discusses Vietnam Veterans visiting the Moving Wall at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.

Added: 19 Jan 2005[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Gary Shanks Collection (1519) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15190000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photographs and a photocopy of a memo regarding Air America landing sites in Laos.

Added: 23 Feb 2005[Updated: 05 Apr 2011]
Gil Smith Collection (1532) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately two linear feet of photographs, two hand-held journals, three Air Cavalry Division magazines and a Tour 365 - USARV Returnee Magazine from 1968, two disassembled Montagnard crossbows, military administrative documents, and a pair of rubber sandals document Gil Smith's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Collection: Gil Smith Collection

Added: 16 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 Dec 2006]
Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection (1538) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15380000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Correspondence and photographs from Gerald Sampont to the Vietnam Archive discussing the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam. One DVD copy of local television footage of the 2003 United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Point White Reunion and an 8mm film reel of footage taken by Gerald 'Jerry' Sampont aboard the USCGC Point White (WPB-82308) document Sampont's time aboard the ship when he was assigned to the United States Coast Guard Squadron One Division-13 at Cat Lo, Vietnam. One DVD copy of documentary for Discovery Military Channel titled 'Coast Guard at War-Vietnam' in which Sampont is interviewed and his personal 8MM film is used.

Added: 23 Mar 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Jack Spey Collection (642) Finding Aid
Item Number: 6420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Six books concerning Operation Ranch Hand and other Vietnam War related topics donated to the Vietnam archive by Jack Spey.

Added: 19 Mar 2002[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Gary Smith Collection (1686) Finding Aid
Item Number: 16860000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of newsclippings, photocopied scrapbooks, a reunion banner, photographs, audio CDs, and newsletters document Gary Smith's service with the 981st Military Police Company in Vietnam. Most materials are in good condition and date from both the war and post-war periods.

Added: 06 Dec 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection (1705) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photographs, awards, audiotapes, film, uniforms, Officer Efficiency Reports, a research paper titled 'The Administration of U. S. Military Assistance to Greece Under the Truman Doctrine,' a Program for the Field Artillery Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Fort Sill, and a Vietnam War Memoir documenting I. Thomas Sheppard's service in the United States Army. Also, personal memoirs and articles written for publication by Sheppard address the issue of women in combat and the workplace.

Added: 12 Dec 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Fred Sallee Collection (801) Finding Aid
Item Number: 8010000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two packs of survival cards: one regarding Southeast Asia wildlife, the other about Southeast Asia plants produced by the Department of the Navy.

Added: 20 Dec 2005[Updated: 20 Dec 2005]
Jan Scruggs Collection (836) Finding Aid
Item Number: 8360000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One Franklin Mint Collector's Knife depicting a helicopter landing scene in Vietnam.

Added: 20 Dec 2005[Updated: 05 Jun 2019]
Robert Santo Collection (1723) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17230000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Rom and printed copy of Robert Santo's diary that he kept while serving at Ubon, Thailand from May 1969-May 1970 in the U.S. Air Force.

Added: 06 Jan 2006[Updated: 16 Nov 2006]
Rod Skelton Collection (1637) Finding Aid
Item Number: 16370000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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DVD created by Rod Skelton documents Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines in Vietnam from 1965 to 1969.

Added: 09 Sep 2005[Updated: 14 Nov 2005]