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William Holmes, Jr. Collection (1315) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13150000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides, artifacts, correspondence, news clippings, orders, log sheets, R&R material, postcards, military payment certificates, Vietnamese dong, and maps document William Holmes Jr. service with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. The articles discus letters sent home, his career with the World Tennis Championship organization, and other miscellaneous information. The orders include Release from Active Duty and Permanent Change of Station orders dated, 1963-1965. The log is composed of three pages from Holmes' log sheet from his shift as the senior air director of the Direct Air support Center (DASC) for Marine Air Support Squadron for the Second Marine Air Wing in Da Nang on October 29-30, 1965. The R& R material includes the official guide book of the Hong Kong Hotels Association; stationary form the Hong Kong and Tokyo Hilton; Tokyo and Yokohama map and information; 2 postcards; and a fact sheet map about Hong Kong. Also included are the lyrics to song 'The Arrogance of Ignorance' written by Bill Holmes during Christmas 2002

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 09 May 2007]
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Item Number: VAS022280   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

'New Frontier' Bad Lands Also Rice Farmers Land

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022281   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Rice Farmers land

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022282   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Rice paddies

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022283   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Look close - there are soldiers in the grass.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022284   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Look close - there are soldiers in the grass.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022285   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Machine Gun Post - guarding entrance.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022286   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Kids

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022287   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Kids

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022288   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

'Choppers'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022289   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Helicopter Flight Line - Da Nang

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022290   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Helicopter Flight Line - Da Nang

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022291   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Huey

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022292   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Side Bay Entrance with Machine Gun Mount

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 04 Jun 2013]
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Item Number: VAS022293   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Side Bay Entrance with Machine Gun Mount

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 04 Jun 2013]
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Item Number: VAS022294   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Hueys

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022295   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Landing

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022296   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Landing

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022297   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Machine Gun Mountings

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 05 Jun 2013]
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Item Number: VAS022298   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Rocket Pods

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022299   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Rocket Pods and Machine Gun Mountings

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022300   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Crew Quarters

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022301   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

AMO

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022302   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Briefing for Chopper Pilots

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022303   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Troops about to go on a mission.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022304   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Troops about to go on a mission.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022305   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

RVN Troops about to go on a mission.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022180   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

F4 Phantom Fighter

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022182   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

F4 Phantom Fighter Coast of Da Nang

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022319   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

LZ

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022329   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Lt. Holmes at machine gun.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 05 Jun 2013]
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Item Number: VAS022330   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

LZ

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022331   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

About to land.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022332   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

LZ 'not hot' platoon leader saying 'adios' to chopper.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022333   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Taking off

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022334   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Dense forest.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022335   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Back home.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022336   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

'Topside'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022185   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

F-4

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022186   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Underbelly of an F-4

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022187   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Underbelly of an F-4

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022338   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Bullet holes (if you look closely)

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 29 Apr 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022189   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Harbor from F-4

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 28 Apr 2004[Updated: 28 Apr 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022341   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Airstrip at Chulai

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 May 2004[Updated: 06 May 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022340   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Chulai

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 May 2004[Updated: 06 May 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022342   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Convoy

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 May 2004[Updated: 06 May 2004]
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Item Number: VAS022343   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

XO and Gunnery Sgt. MASS-2

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 06 May 2004[Updated: 06 May 2004]
Hat
Item Number: 1315museum1124   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Red Beret with pin

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Hat
Item Number: 1315museum1125   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Green Beret with pin

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Marine Corps travel bag
Item Number: 1315museum1126   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Marine Corps travel bag. The bag has Lt. Wm. Holmes Jr. U.S. Marine Corps and his number on one section On another section are the names of places. They included Okinawa, Japan , Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: William Holmes, Jr. Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]