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UH-1H Helicopter for the Royal Thai Army
Item Number: 1390VI1613   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film footage of the arrival, assembly and testing of UH-1H helicopters for the Royal Thai Army. Copy of original caption included in archive. LR 3621 roll 1 of 3, 972-32800 Army LR-3621, Roll 1, 1-16 color Rev Print, DCS-200-47B/68TH, 97232800 on can.

Item Creation Date: 27 June 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Operation Little Lift
Item Number: 1390VI1614   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Operation Little Lift. Operation Little Lift was the relocation of an orphanage in Vietnam. Sikorski CH-54 Tarhe helicopter fitted with a "people pod." Film number DCS-200-25-68-TH. OR LR-3176, color timed PRT DCS-200-25-68-TH, P-87232822. See also 1390vi1633.

Item Creation Date: 10 November 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
General Johnson's visit to the RTAVF (Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force)
Item Number: 1390VI1615   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of General Johnson's visit to the RTAVF, film number 200-25B-68/TH (reels were not printed in sequence). Original caption sheet removed from film can and placed in archival collection.

Item Creation Date: 22 April 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Special Bulletin No. 6 - US Army Helicopter Operations in South Vietnam (1963)
Item Number: 1390VI1616   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film with sound of one of the first DASPO team assignments of U.S. Army Advisors training in Vietnam with the use of helicopters. The film shows the use of the H-21(nicknamed the 'banana'), UH-1A and UH-1B armed helicopters. Also their use as MEDIVAC, machine gune and rocket power.

Item Creation Date: 1963

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
General Westmoreland's visit to the RTAF
Item Number: 1390VI1617   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of General Westmoreland's visit to teh RTAF. Includes a review parade, bands, American troops, a fly-over etc.

Item Creation Date: 23 May 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Time off in Thailand
Item Number: 1390VI1619   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Time off in Thailand. Touring the ruins, bones and So Pu Pun with Carl Hansen, Wendell Garrett, Delaurier (Frenchy), Jerry Hains and Fortuna Hotel employees. Abbott, Hansen, Garret, Delaurier and Hains covered the expenses of the hotel employees for the tour.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Film 'Retrograde' produced by the Pentagon
Item Number: 1390VI1620   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film with sound 'Retrograde' produced by the Pentagon for the U.S. Army, Pacific. This film shows the recovery and rebuilding of battle fatigued vehicles and equipment. This is an example of DASPO footage, edited and with sound added and synchronized which became a training film and/or a

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Sep 2015]
Promotional film urging people to join the U.S. Army Reserve
Item Number: 1390VI1621   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

U.S. Army Promotional film Hawaiian Reserve (SBF-71-22) urging the young people of Hawaii to join the U.S. Army Reserve.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
President Johnson and Thieu meet in Hawaii
Item Number: 1390VI1622   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of President Johnson and South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu meet in Hawaii in July 1968. This is one of 2 reels of film. Film includes the arrivals, greetings and speeches.

Item Creation Date: 18 July 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Drug Education Field Teams
Item Number: 1390VI1625   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

'Drug Education Field Teams (DEFT). DASPO footage edited into an interesting film showing soldiers discussing drug use in Vietnam. It is a 1972 film shot mostly at the Fire Support Base Bunker Hill. An excellent film, I might add! Chaplain Gray and several soldiers traveled as Teams, throughout

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
Chuck Abbott's off time in Taiwan and Japan
Item Number: 1390VI1626   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Chuck Abott traveling on assignment in Taiwan and Japan. Ted Larsen, Bill San Hamil (OIC) and Ted Acheson were part of the team. Several members of a USO show joined the group on a self guided tour. Footage shows mountain terrain, gardens, temples and shrines, a rail trip, the

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Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Presidents Johnson and Thieu Arrive in Honolulu
Item Number: 1390VI1627   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Presidents Lyndon Baines Johnson and Nguyen Van Thieu arrive in Honolulu, Hawaii for summit meeting.

Item Creation Date: 18 July 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Operational Readiness Test 127th Signal Battalion
Item Number: 1390VI1628   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film 'Operational Readiness Test of the 127th Signal Battalion' (200-16A-69/KO). This is footage of a communication company leaving Camp Casey Korea and setting up in a remote area. Jerry Hains and Chuck Abbott filmed this together. Both photographers footage is mixed on the same reel.

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Item Creation Date: 27 May 1969

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
NETI Training
Item Number: 1390VI1629   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film 'NETI Training' (200-43B-68/TH). Classroom and instructions on equipment repairs. The footage shows students in and outside classrooms learning how to repair heavy-duty machines and vehicles.

Item Creation Date: 19 June 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Time off in Bangkok for Chuck Abbott
Item Number: 1390VI1630   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of arrival at Bangkok and travel to the Fortuna Hotel. The Fortuna Hotel is where the Thailand Team of DASPO/Pacific stayed while on TDY. This footage shows Peter Ruplenas, Delaurier (Frenchy) and some of the USO entertainers in the Fortuna pool. Scenes also included are the floating

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Time off in Bangkok for Chuck Abbott
Item Number: 1390VI1631   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of arrival at Bangkok and travel to the Fortuna Hotel. The Fortuna Hotel is where the Thailand Team of DASPO/Pacific stayed while on TDY. This footage shows Peter Ruplenas, Delaurier (Frenchy) and some of the USO entertainers in the Fortuna pool. Scenes also included are the floating

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Satellite Communication (SATCOM) link terminal, Mark V
Item Number: 1390VI1632   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of a Satellite Communication (SATCOM) link terminal, Mark V being set up by a Mobile Field Unit (200-32B-68/Th. Original caption sheet located in archival collection.

Item Creation Date: 20 May 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Operation Little Lift
Item Number: 1390VI1633   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Operation Little Lift (200-1296-68/VN). Operation Little Lift was the relocation of an orphanage in Vietnam.
Note the "People Pod" underneath the CH-54 Tarhe.

Item Creation Date: 10 November 1968

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Captured Viet Cong footage
Item Number: 1390VI1634   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Black and white captured Viet Cong footage obtained from a Mobile Photo Lab Group. Film appears to have been made in North Vietnam to give the Viet Cong a boost. This film shows troop and equipment movements, the shooting down and capture of an American Air Force Pilot(s). The original film was

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
Ceremony at the Korean DMZ
Item Number: 1390VI1635   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of ceremony on the DMZ in Korea and the use of a Tyler Camera Mount. Caption sheet in the archival collection notes that this footage is supposed to be MPC Conversion (200-10A-69/KO). The Tyler Camera Mount was mounted on the back of a pick-up truck and traveled through the streets,

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Item Creation Date: 26 April 1969

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Training at Ft. Monmouth in the use of Sound of Film camera
Item Number: 1390VI1636   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Black and white film with sound showing students Berg, Thompson and others was taken at the U.S. Army Photo School, Ft. Monmouth, NJ. The training was in the use of the Sound on Film camera. This camera recorded both picture and sound together. Most footage was filmed with a separate camera and

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Item Creation Date: 05 October 1964

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Training at the U.S. Army Photo School
Item Number: 1390VI1637   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Black and white film of training at the U.S. Army Photo School at Ft. Monmouth, NJ.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Thanksgiving in Vietnam
Item Number: 1390VI1638   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Thanksgiving in Vietnam in 1967 or 1968. DASPO men were on TDY and pooled the money to share housing. The sharing allowed the men to travel as needed to document U.S. Army activities. While Abbott was in Saigon, the men rented a home which was nicknamed the 'Villa', this films

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
Travel around Oahu, Hawaii
Item Number: 1390VI1640   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Abott and the Powell's traveling around Oahu, Hawaii in 1968.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 15 Mar 2017]
Time off at Wheeler Air Force Base riding stables
Item Number: 1390VI1641   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Osika (with his 1957 Chevy), Stockel, Gassner, Powell and Abbott at Wheeler Air Force Base riding stables.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Mar 2017]
The Operation of Armed Forces Network (Korea)
Item Number: 1390VI1643   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film showing the operation of Armed Forces Network Korea (DCS 253-7A-69-KO). Footage shows soldiers listening to his portable radio, and in the music room. A copy of the original caption sheet can be found in archival collection (Item No. 13900108007).

Item Creation Date: 01 April 1969

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 12 Sep 2016]
Abbott and other DASPO men at the beach in Hawaii
Item Number: 1390VI1644   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

'Off Time Hawaii - July 1967 - Rich Stockel, Ron Deluarier (Frenchy) and Jim Egan and Bellows Air Force Beach. The footage shows kids playing, housing for the 'beach go'ers', and 'blow hole.' A tourist 'must see' attraction where waves below some cliffs hit the rocks so hard that the sea is

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
Former POW enjoying birthday party for his son
Item Number: 1390VI1645   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film with sound 'News Release' of a former POW enjoying birthday party for his son.

Item Creation Date: 10 July 1973

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Mar 2017]
Operation Focus Retina
Item Number: 1390VI1646   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Operation Focus Retina (200-3A-69/KO). The villa shown in the footage is where the DASPO team stayed while in Korea. Copy of the original caption sheet is in the archival collection. '200-3A-69-K) Filmed on 14 March 1969. This footage shows Frank Nickerson driving us to and from a

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Item Creation Date: 14 March 1969

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 20 May 2016]
Operation Sagami (Japan)
Item Number: 1390VI1647   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film with sound of U.S. Army Operation SAGAMI (Japan) showing how battle damged equipment is being reclaimed, rebuilt and the cost savings. Introduces the concepts of Closed Loop Support and Sectionalization.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Mar 2017]
Movement of the 11th Brigade from Hawaii to Vietnam aboard the U.S.S. General William Weigel
Item Number: 1390VI1648   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of the movement of the 11th Brigade from Hawaii to Vietnam aboard the U.S. Naval Ship General William Weigel (T-AP-119). Footage shows the troopson deck doing calisthenics, playing cards, reading, standing at the railing, etc, while the officers were lounging in deck chairs the

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Item Creation Date: 07 December 1967

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Oct 2018]
Training on the Aurican/Sound On Film camera
Item Number: 1390VI1649   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of training on the Aurican/Sound On Film camera at the U.S. Army Photo School at Ft Monmouth, NJ. People shown in footage include Rich Folden, Gassner, and Dan Farbstein. This 100ft of film was taken by Richard Folden. Rich was a US Army Instructor at the Army's Photo School, Ft.

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 23 May 2016]
Time off while in Vietnam
Item Number: 1390VI1650   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Color film of Jerry Hains, Ron Deluerier and Chuck Abbott in Vietnam experimenting with anamorphic/scope lens. Part A: This 100 ft roll of film was filmed at the Villa in Vietnam. Jerry Hains, Ron Deluerier (Frenchy - in picture), and I were using the 16mm lense (anamorphic/scope) to see if it

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 23 May 2016]
Kodachrome II 16mm motion picture film
Item Number: 1390museum1348   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Seven rolls (camera spool), of Kodachrome II 16mm motion picture film, are from the actual stock that we were issued. Note the expiration date 'June/68'. They are Type A, and have an exposure index of 40. We used it for indoor/outdoor scenes. When outdoors (sunlight), a Wratten #85 filter was to

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Kodachrome II 16mm motion picture film
Item Number: 1390museum1349   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

These seven - 100 foot rolls (camera spool) of Kodachrome II motion picture film, are also from the actual stock that was issued. Expiration date is also 'June/68'. They have an exposure index of 25, and were for outdoor scenes (sunlight). A Wratten #85 filter was to be used for proper color

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Kodak Vericolor II Professional Type S color negative film
Item Number: 1390museum1350   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

These seven rolls of Kodak Vericolor II Professional, Type S, Color negative film are from actual stock that we were issued to the DASPO (Department of the Army Special Photographic Office) Still Photographers. Note expiration date Feb/82. This film was issued to the Still Photographers at the

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Eastman Ektachrome commercial film
Item Number: 1390museum1351   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

One - 100 foot roll (camera spool), of Eastman Ektachrome Commercial Film Type 7255 is balanced for 3200 kelvin (k). It was used for indoor filming under photo flood lamps, balanced for the 3200k. It is also from the actual stock that we were issued. When I first arrived to DASPO (Department of

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 03 Aug 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Motion Picture Captions & Critique - American Forces Korea Network (AFKN) - Seoul, Korea - DCS-253-9A-69-KO - film shot 30 April 1969
Item Number: 13900108013   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 10 Dec 2009[Updated: 10 Dec 2009]
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Motion Picture Captions & Critique - Camp Carroll Depot - Waegwan, Korea - DCS-213-2A-69-KO - film shot 12-16 May 1969
Item Number: 13900108015   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 13]

Item Creation Date: No date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 10 Dec 2009[Updated: 10 Dec 2009]
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Motion Picture Captions & Critique - New 'Bayonet' Bridge - Tongduchon, Korea - DCS-200-14A-69-KO - film shot 20 May 1969
Item Number: 13900108016   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 5]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 10 Dec 2009[Updated: 10 Dec 2009]
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Documents for shipping of personal effects at end of tour
Item Number: 13900207013   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 7]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 21 Dec 2009[Updated: 21 Dec 2009]
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Army Films for Public Use - Fifth U.S. Army Audio Visual Support Centers Service, Headquarters, Camp McCoy
Item Number: 13900208001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 80]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 21 Dec 2009[Updated: 21 Dec 2009]
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Army Films for Public Non-Profit Use - Fifth U.S. Army Pamphlet 108-1 - Headquarters Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Item Number: 13900209001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 100]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 21 Dec 2009[Updated: 21 Dec 2009]
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Information Bulletin Number 1 71 - The Reel McCoy - Fifth U.S. Army Central Audio Visual Support Center, Headquarters, Camp McCoy
Item Number: 13900210001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 17]

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 21 Dec 2009[Updated: 21 Dec 2009]
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Form Letter from U.S. Army specifying personal items to bring when enlisting - ATRCE-CH FORM 77
Item Number: 13900203002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Chuck Abbott Collection

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

Added: 16 Dec 2009[Updated: 16 Dec 2009]
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