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Jerry K. Hunter Collection (1819) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18190000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Artifacts, Army Field Manuals, awards and certificates, photographs, and books document Jerry K. Hunter's service in the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam.

Added: 05 Jul 2006[Updated: 05 Dec 2006]
Claude Frazier Collection (1827) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18270000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One linear foot contains slides, the 163rd Transportation Company's Guidon and a book titled The Anonymous Battle which documents an unnamed battle in War Zone C, RVN fought by Alpha Troop, First Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment on 26 March 1970.

Added: 05 Jul 2006[Updated: 18 Nov 2011]
Russ Murphy Collection (1797) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17970000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot comprised of one compact disc titled Welcome Home Soldier featuring Mike Hammock with music written by Russ Murphy.

Added: 20 Jul 2006[Updated: 20 Jul 2006]
Greg Burch Collection (1812) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of newspaper clippings, military administrative documents, a newspaper, patches, and coins document the service of Greg Burch in Southeast Asia with Air America. Most materials are in good condition and primarily date from the war era.

Added: 01 Aug 2006[Updated: 05 Apr 2011]
Peter Fey Collection (1820) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18200000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of a copy of Lieutenant Commander Peter Fey's thesis from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College for a Master of Military Art and Science Degree titled "The Effects of Leadership on Carrier Air Wing Sixteen's Loss Rates During Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965-1968."

Collection: Peter Fey Collection

Added: 08 Aug 2006[Updated: 08 Aug 2019]
James Gibler Collection (1815) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18150000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of issues of 'Americal Newsletter' documents various issues related to the Americal Division Veterans Association.

Added: 08 Aug 2006[Updated: 07 Nov 2008]
T. Jay Harris Collection (1805) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot documents comprised of two books: No Place to Die: THe Agony of Viet Nam by Hugh A. Mulligan and Touched with Fire: The Future of the Vietnam Generation by John Wheeler.

Added: 09 Aug 2006[Updated: 09 Aug 2006]
Rattler/Firebird Association Collection (1801) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18010000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents composed of a Rattler and Firebird memorial service program and a letter from President George W. Bush.

Added: 09 Aug 2006[Updated: 09 Aug 2006]
Mrs. Angela Moore Collection (1771) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17710000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of photographs, discharge papers, and a poem documenting Paul D. Moore's service in the United States Army.

Added: 10 Aug 2006[Updated: 07 Nov 2006]
James Rothrock Collection (1813) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18130000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a book titled Divided We Fall: How Dignity Leads to Defeat by James Rothrock.

Added: 10 Aug 2006[Updated: 10 Aug 2006]
Andreas Achteresch Collection (1845) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18450000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a thesis written by Andreas Achteresch titled American News on the Vietnam War and Their Impact on the American Public Opinion. This thesis examines the role of the American Media on Public Opinion during the Vietnam War.

Added: 10 Aug 2006[Updated: 10 Aug 2006]
George Cantley Collection (1846) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18460000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of photographs of the IV Corps Region of South Vietnam

Added: 10 Aug 2006[Updated: 10 Aug 2006]
Richard P. Jones Collection (1841) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18410000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of administrative documents, newspaper articles, and photographs documenting Richard P. Jones' service in Southeast Asia on board the USS Joseph Strauss.

Added: 11 Aug 2006[Updated: 07 Nov 2006]
Sherry Norman Johnson Collection (1814) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18140000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of military administrative documents, awards and certificates, photographs, and a funeral prayer document Sherry Norman Johnson's service in the United States Navy from 1960 until his death from suicide in 1971. The collection was found unclaimed at an estate sale.

Added: 17 Aug 2006[Updated: 07 Nov 2006]
Ron Shackleton Collection (1844) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18440000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of original photographs from Ron Shackleton's book Village Defense, a CD-ROM copy of the work, and photographs from various Vietnamese villages documents Shackleton's research for his work on initial special forces operations in Vietnam.

Added: 18 Aug 2006[Updated: 14 Nov 2006]
Gerald A. LaTour collection (1784) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17840000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents including a photocopy of a United States Army DD-214, a newspaper clipping and a copy of the United States Army Freedom Team Salute.

Added: 18 Aug 2006[Updated: 18 Aug 2006]
Patrick Brady Collection (1835) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18350000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of reel-to-reel audio tapes, 8mm/Super 8mm films, and a book donated to the archive by Medal of Honor recipient and helicopter pilot Major General Patrick H. Brady. The collection also includes articles written by General Brady regarding medical evacuation of the wounded via helicopter ambulance (known as Dust Off operations) during the Vietnam War.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 21 Aug 2019]
Robert M. Ruiz Collection (1804) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18040000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a portion of a 1:50,000 map of firebases in the Quan Hoai Nhon area.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 21 Aug 2006]
Oscar Cruz Gonzales Collection (1847) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One book entitled My Gift to You by Jerald Berry documents the soldiers who died while serving with the 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry (Currahees), 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 08 Feb 2007]
John J. (Jeff) Ellis Collection (1724) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17240000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

293 slides document John Ellis' tour of duty in Vietnam and his R and R trip to Australia.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 15 Feb 2007]
Richard D. Besley Collection (1794) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17940000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

124 slides document Besley's tour of duty in Vietnam from November 1967 to November 1968.

Added: 21 Aug 2006[Updated: 06 Jan 2010]
Leon J. Long Collection (1836) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18360000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a personal memoir written by Leon J. Long about the 19th Bomb Group and its B-17 Flying Fortress Bombers from 1940-1942 titled The 19th Bomb Group's Pearl Harbors.

Added: 22 Aug 2006[Updated: 22 Aug 2006]
Theodore R. Kramer Collection (1825) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18250000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a photocopy of the Watch Officer's Log kept at the Navy Operations Center of the COMNAVFORV Staff in Saigon during the Tet Offensive.

Added: 22 Aug 2006[Updated: 02 Sep 2010]
Charles McDonald, Jr. Collection (1839) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18390000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of documents comprised of a WESTPAC cruise book for the USS Joseph Strauss, 1968-1969.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 11 Oct 2006]
John Atwood Collection (1842) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of USS Joseph Strauss documents and cruisebooks from 1972 and 1973.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 11 Oct 2006]
George Wickes Collection (1741) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17410000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

George Wickes' memoirs from 1945 and 1946 document his service and experiences with the Office of Stategic Services (OSS) in Vietnam, including his meeting with Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi in 1946.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 23 Aug 2006]
Herman E. Jackson Collection (1739) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17390000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of various articles and documents from the 1960s to the 1990s regarding Air America.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 05 Apr 2011]
Richard McCarthy Collection (1785) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17850000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Published articles written by Richard McCarthy document his experiences in Vietnam as a systems operator on a small reconnaisance aircraft with the Army Security Agency, 1965-1967.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 23 Aug 2006]
Hilmar Braun Collection (1852) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18520000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of 6 reels of 8mm films documenting Hlmar Braun's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Added: 23 Aug 2006[Updated: 23 Aug 2006]
Hugh M. Davidson Collection (1855) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18550000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of photographs and newspaper articles documenting Hugh M. Davidson's service in the United States Air Force in 1965 with the 13th Bombardment Squadron at Clark Air Force Base in the Phillipines.

Added: 24 Aug 2006[Updated: 07 Nov 2006]
Tran Van Nam Collection (1800) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18000000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two copies of Trong Dong Cam Thuc Van Hoc Mien Nam , a book written in Vietnamese by Tran Van Nam documents his recollections of the 'American War' in Vietnam. The book was published in 2006.

Added: 25 Aug 2006[Updated: 25 Aug 2006]
Karl Polifka Collection (1821) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18210000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than a quarter of a linear foot of moving images and documents donated by Karl Polifka, who served first with the 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron (Qui Nhon and Gia Nghia), and was transferred to Detachment 1, 56th Special Operations Wing (Udorn RTAFB).

The moving images include a VHS copy of the documentary titled 'Ravens', which documents the role of the Ravens (covert Forward Air Controllers) in the Secret War in Laos to coordinate air support against the North Vietnamese and the Pathet Lao. Also included is a recording made by Polifka of one of his FAC missions flying from Udorn to Long Tieng. The collection also includes a memoir written by Polifka discussing his first tour as a Forward Air Controller in Vietnam and as a Raven in Laos.

Added: 25 Aug 2006[Updated: 19 Aug 2019]
Mike Griffey Collection (1853) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of VHS tapes containing DASPO footage.

Added: 25 Aug 2006[Updated: 25 Aug 2006]
Omarie Kinser Collection (1854) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18540000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of letters from American soldiers to Omarie Kinman (now Omarie Kinser) document their responses to cards that she sent them while she attended seventh grade at Pat Neff Junior High School in San Antonio, Texas, 1969. The first document in the collection provides some background from Kinman about the project. All of the letters date from either 1969 or 1970.

Added: 25 Aug 2006[Updated: 14 Sep 2006]
Patricia A Warner Collection (1830) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18300000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One CD-ROM of photographs documents Commander Patricia Warner (ret.) service in the United States Navy Nurse Corps aboard the USS Sanctuary (AH-17) Hospital Ship, 1967-1968.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 28 Aug 2006]
Bart Bartholomew Collection (1817) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18170000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Over three linear feet of photographs, articles, correspondence, command histories and reports, video tapes, and artifacts document the activities of the USS Joseph Strauss Association.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 12 Jan 2007]
Judith Pesetski Collection (1833) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18330000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Books related to the history of Vietnam and emergency war surgery.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 28 Aug 2006]
Jerome P. Smolinski Collection (1811) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18110000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides document Jerome Smolinski's service in Vietnam with the 537th Tactical Airlift Squadron, united States Air Force, 1960-70. Slides also depict, Thailand, Singapore, and Florida.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 06 Jan 2010]
Leonard R. Ellis Collection (1810) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18100000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Poems written by Leonard Ellis describe his experiences as a Vietnam era veteran.

Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 28 Aug 2006]
Mrs. Dorothy Reese Bloomfield Collection (1826) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18260000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One CD-ROM of scanned documents and photographs detail Everette Dixie Reese's service as a reporter in Vietnam, 1952-1955, and Dorothy Reese Bloomfield's subsequent return visit to Vietnam in 2000. The original photographs and documents, which were retained by Mrs. Bloomfield, date from the 1950s to 2000.

Added: 29 Aug 2006[Updated: 27 Oct 2008]
Marty Hillman Collection (1779) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17790000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One original 16mm film shot by Kenneth C. Barnes documents an airdrop north of Da Nang and at Trabang, Spring 1968.

Added: 29 Aug 2006[Updated: 16 May 2007]
Jack B. Abraham Collection (1856) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18560000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Military manuals, photographs, slides, hand-written notebooks, rubber map, artillery fuse, correspondence, and other military adminstrative documents document Col. Jack Abrahams service in Vietnam as Commander of Special Forces Detachment A-233.

Added: 29 Aug 2006[Updated: 04 Jun 2013]
Jack & Linda Thompson Collection (1809) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18090000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of photographs document Jack and Linda Thompson's attendance at the 2001 Air America Association reunion.

Added: 29 Aug 2006[Updated: 29 Aug 2006]
Ken E. Adams Collection (1834) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18340000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One book entitled: Daddy Pat of the Marines by Lt. Col. Frank E. Evans is a collection of letters written from France in 1917-18 from Evans to his son Townie.

Added: 30 Aug 2006[Updated: 30 Aug 2006]
Mark Fleming Collection (1798) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17980000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

An honors thesis by Mark Fleming from the University of Paisley entitled Firepower to Flower Power: Music, Hollywood and the Vietnam War. Included in the thesis is an appendix: American Forces Vietnam Network (AFVN) Audience Opinion Research and Analysis from January 1969. Another appendix included has e-mails from veterans to Mark Fleming. One CD-Rom contains a digital copy of the thesis. The thesis deals with the differing perspectives of popular music during the Vietnam War and its effects on culture and events.

Added: 30 Aug 2006[Updated: 15 Sep 2006]
Fred Stuckey Collection (1858) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18580000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of non-fiction books document various aspects of the Vietnam War.

Added: 15 Sep 2006[Updated: 15 Sep 2006]
John C. Elben Collection (1808) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18080000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of artifacts comprised of one Air America maintenance jacket issued to John Elben in 1961.

Added: 15 Sep 2006[Updated: 15 Sep 2006]
George E. Gray Collection (1764) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17640000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One linear foot of books, photographs, negatives, slides, articles, correspondence, tourist guides and brochures document George E. Gray and his family while they lived in Vietnam from October 1958 to October 1960 as he worked in highway engineering. Items of note in this collection include correspondence from the Office of Senator Mike Mansfield, 14 August 1959.

Added: 20 Sep 2006[Updated: 19 Apr 2007]
Jose T. Hernandez Collection (1782) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17820000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of artifacts and photographs document Jose T. Hernandez's service in the 9th Infantry Division, 1967-1968.

Added: 22 Sep 2006[Updated: 16 Jan 2007]
Richard Crane Collection (1787) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17870000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately one linear foot of audio cassettes document Richard Crane's perspectives on his tour of duty in Vietnam. All tapes were recorded during his tour, 1970-1971. Some tapes were recorded over by his wife, JoAnne.

Added: 25 Sep 2006[Updated: 05 Dec 2018]