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Item Number: VAS049469   (Click For More Item Information)
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Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049470   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049471   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049472   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049473   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049474   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049476   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049477   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049478   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049481   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049482   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049484   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
Slide
Item Number: VAS049483   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
Slide
Item Number: VAS049485   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
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Item Number: VAS049486   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Da Nang, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 15 Jul 2009[Updated: 15 Jul 2009]
Photograph
Item Number: VA056348   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Yokosuka Japan, June 1954 Grubbs , Perry & Bryant

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 Feb 2010[Updated: 08 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056383   (Click For More Item Information)
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First load of refugees leaving the ship (USS Menard) in Saigon. The gangway is seen in the upper left.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056384   (Click For More Item Information)
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I believe this is the first load of refugees to come aboard the USS Menard. It's in some rough water in the mouth of the Red River in Haiphong. You can see the French sailors near the bottom of the picture.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
Photograph
Item Number: VA056385   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Some refugees and their luggage on the main deck of the USS Menard.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
Photograph
Item Number: VA056386   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Some refugees and their luggage on the main deck of the USS Menard.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056387   (Click For More Item Information)
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Mass being said on the main deck of the USS Menard by a Catholic priest. Two alterboys can be seen kneeling in front of the priest. I believe the priest is Vietnamese. Almost all of the refugees were Catholic.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056388   (Click For More Item Information)
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Some refugees trying to catch some shade under one of our landing craft. The weather was very hot.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056389   (Click For More Item Information)
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A couple of sail boats in the Saigon River. We were going up the river, all you can see is jungle in the background.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056390   (Click For More Item Information)
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A young refugee walking along our main deck on the USS Menard.

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
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Item Number: VA056391   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Picture of me during my last year of service on Midway Island

Item Creation Date: 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2010[Updated: 09 Feb 2010]
Telegram from Wellingto to Secretary of State- Talk with Prime Minister and Webb Over U.S. Commitment
Item Number: 10390105008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 06 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 07 May 2008[Updated: 07 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram to Embassy Canberra and Wellington- Situation in Indochina and Support by Coalition Forces
Item Number: 10390105009   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 06 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Canberra to Secretary of State: Joint Action to Secure Southeast Asia
Item Number: 10390105010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 07 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Telegram from John Foster Dulles to American Embassy in Paris- Support in Southeast Asia by Numerous Governments
Item Number: 10390105011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 10 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Paris to Secretary of State: EDC Treaty and Situation in Dien Bien Phu Hopeless
Item Number: 10390105012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 22 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Geneva to Secretary of State: Why U.S. Will Not Intervene at Dien Bien Phu
Item Number: 10390105013   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 25 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Geneva to Secretary of State: British Opposition to Intervention at Dien Bien Phu and Support for French in Geneva
Item Number: 10390105014   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 25 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Geneva to Secretary of State: Defense of Indochina
Item Number: 10390105015   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 26 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State from London to Secretary of State: British Interests in Southest Asia
Item Number: 10390105016   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 26 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Paris to Secretary of State: Pleven's Request for Military Assistance at Dien Bien Phu
Item Number: 10390105017   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 27 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Geneva to Secretary of State: U.S. Stance Once Dien Bien Phu Falls
Item Number: 10390105018   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 29 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Canberra to Secretary of State: Casey's Private Talks at Geneva
Item Number: 10390105019   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 07 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Canberra to Secretary of State: External Affairs Minister Casey Quote on Arrival Darwin Australia
Item Number: 10390105020   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 07 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Department of State Telegram from Dulles to American Embassy Paris: Concern for Laos and Cambodia
Item Number: 10390105021   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Item Creation Date: 14 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 08 May 2008[Updated: 08 May 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation: Australian Minister Exchanges General Views on Indonesia
Item Number: 10390109001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: 11 January 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 05 Aug 2008[Updated: 05 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation: Australian Role In Southeast Asia
Item Number: 10390109002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 27 January 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 05 Aug 2008[Updated: 05 Aug 2008]
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Telephone Conversation with the President: Results of the Congressional Leaders Meeting Concerning Indochina
Item Number: 10390109005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 03 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation between New Zealand Ambassador and Minister and Secretary of State: Indo-China
Item Number: 10390109006   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

Item Creation Date: 06 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum to Acting Secretary: Declining Communist Influence in Australia
Item Number: 10390109007   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 21 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation between U.K. and U.S.: Indo-China
Item Number: 10390109008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Item Creation Date: 25 April 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation with the French Ambassador, Henri Bonnet
Item Number: 10390109009   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 08 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation between Blakeney, Raynor and Kavanaugh: Clarification of Press Statement on Indochina
Item Number: 10390109010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 11 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation between Spender, Blakeney, Merchant, Kavanaugh: Indochina; Southeast Asia
Item Number: 10390109011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: 17 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Memorandum of Conversation between Percy Spender, Blakeney, Merchant, Horsey: Status of Indochina Negotiations at Geneva
Item Number: 10390109012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Item Creation Date: 27 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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Informal Questions put by Sir Percy Spender
Item Number: 10390109013   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 25 May 1954

Collection: Ronald B. Frankum, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 Aug 2008[Updated: 06 Aug 2008]
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