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Anthony G. Borra Collection (519) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5190000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Over 2 linear feet of maps, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, periodicals, and military artifacts document Anthony G. Borra's service in the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1970, particularly the 22 months he spent in Southeast Asia. Items of note in this collection include a brass vase made from a 105mm shell and a 1992 Air Force health study on herbicides. Anthony Borra wishes to dedicate his donation to the Vietnam Archive in honor and memory of 1 Lt. Leonard R. Purdy, 1 Lt. Barry L. Brown, 1 Lt. Robert W. Burnes, 1 Lt. Anthony F. Cavalli, Capt. William O. Fuller, CMSgt. Stephen Kish, Capt. Michael K. McCuiston, Capt. John A. Quinn, and in honor of the men and women of the United States Air Force for their dedication, for their service, and for their sacrifices.

Added: 22 Feb 2002[Updated: 04 Dec 2019]
Photograph
Item Number: VA056179   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 02 Feb 2010[Updated: 02 Feb 2010]
Photograph
Item Number: VA056180   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 02 Feb 2010[Updated: 02 Feb 2010]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045507   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

(left to right) Maj Clark, Capt Berra, Capt Arsemout, TSAT Driver, A/C Roy, Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045508   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A-1H Skyraiders at Plieku.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045509   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-7A landing at Vung Tau.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045510   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe Flying Crane at Vung Tau.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045511   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-130A 'Spectra' Gunship at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045512   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Pause that refreshes (PVH).

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045513   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Rocket Attack (DNG) Maintenance Sgt killed in truck.

Item Creation Date: 30 August 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045514   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

F-4 Phantom at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon after the Tet Offensive.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045515   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Saigon from the roof of the Merlin Hotel.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045516   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Some of the crew lives nicely at the Idaho Bachelor Officer's Quarters in Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045517   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Hue, moving the 101st Airborne.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045518   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

LTC Boots in Hue.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045519   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Vietnamese females. Pax run at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 27 Apr 2006[Updated: 27 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045520   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The Original Crew - Driver, Roy, Arseneault, Roy and Me

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045521   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The Original Crew - Driver, Roy, Arseneault, Roy and Me

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045522   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Anthony G. Borra on ladder of a C-130

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045523   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Anthony G. Borra at operations with Captain Barra Johnson and Driver standing behind him. (Front) TSgt Carl Hudson, flight engineer, 'Hell-of-a-great-guy'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045524   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Major Clark in the Cockpit of a C-130.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045525   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-123 incoming at Vung Tow.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045526   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

OV-1 Mohawk taxiing at Vung Tow.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045527   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

U-6 Beaver incoming at Vung Tow. (Psy Ops)

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045528   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

VNAF A-1H

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2006[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045529   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Incoming C-7A at Vung Tau.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045530   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The USAF F-4.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045531   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The USAF F-4.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045532   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The USAF F-4.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045533   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-123.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045536   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Anthony G. Borra's Honda 90cc at Mactan Air Base.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045534   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Air America CIA Pilatus Porter.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045535   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Anthony G. Borra's Honda 90cc at Mactan Air Base.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045537   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Captain Anthony G. Borra.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045540   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Captain Anthony G. Borra

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045541   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

101st Air Base Dong Ha.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045543   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Front of the REX Base Officer's Quarters.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045469   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Rebel Row' at night. Note the flares in the background.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045545   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

CH-47 Chinook 'Workhorse.'

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045471   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Plantation Row' just outside Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045547   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Douglas A-1E Skyraider at Da Nang.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045473   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-130B my 'home away from home'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045549   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

BOQ at Clark Air Base.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045475   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Aerial view of Vung Tau.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045551   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Major Larry Giller (Pilot).

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045477   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Bladder Bird' (Fuel driver) PVH.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045553   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Montagnard Roadway at Dong Xoai.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045479   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Rebel Row' at night.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045555   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Anthony G. Borra standing with the 'Freedom Bird' in the background.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2006[Updated: 12 Jul 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA045481   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

C-130 Taking off at Binh Tuy.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1968

Collection: Anthony G. Borra Collection

Added: 26 Apr 2006[Updated: 26 Apr 2006]