Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
William McCall Collection
Collection Number
1190
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
R. Grau, Jul. 2003[Updated: Oct. 2003 by M. E. Saffell]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Twenty-one reels (approximately 2700 feet) of Super 8 Film document air operations conducted by the 604th Air Commando Squadron in and around the Bien Hoa Air Base from July, 1967, through May 1969.

Biographical Note

William McCall was an A-37 crew chief with the 604th Air Commando Squadron during the Tet Offensive in February and March, 1968. McCall returned to Vietnam in January, 1969, as an advisor (Advisory Team #6) to the Vietnamese Air Force at Nha Trang Air Base.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Moving Images
BKS Beer Run.

Outside Dumpster.

How Not to Give 1st Aid.

Flight Line Fun (604th ACS, Bien Hoa Air Base, 1968, comedy) A-37 Turnaround.

Mass Takeoff.

Aircraft in Pattern.

Air Strike.

305th Mission Hosedown (604th ACS Bien Hoa Air Base, 1968) VNAF.

Armed Forces Day Parade.

Assorted Aircraft: F-5, A1E, F-100, A-37, C-124, C7A, B-1Rd, C-47, U-2, F-102, 707 (Nha Trang, May 1969) Massive Air Strike over Water, Nha Trang Air Base (VNAF Armed Forces Day, May 1969) A-37 Mission, 604th ACS, Bien Hoa.

Air Base, October 1967 Choppers Return, Bien Hoa.

Casualties, Saigon.

Aircraft Grave Yard, Bien Hoa.

After Attack, Bien Hoa APCs.

Kids in Bien Hoa.

After Tet Attack, February, 1968.

Colonel Bottomly.

A - Flight.

Leaving Vietnam, May 1968.

Arriving.

in Hawaii, Arriving in California.

Home From Vietnam, May 1968 Leaving Plei Ku, March 1968, TDY Over, A-37 (604th ACS) Davy Crockett Visits 604th at Bien Hoa Air Base, April 1968 A-37 Mission Scramble, Plei Ku Plei Ku - Mission Bien Hoa to.

Saigon Chopper Recon Mission, March 1968 Saigon, March 1968 ARVN Special Forces Training Area (Mike Force), Nha Trang Air Base, February 1969 Mountains and Bay of Nha Trang, March 1969 Joe and Bill, Target Practice at Nha Trang Air Base (Rumors.

of Attack on Base Tonight) April 1969. 105mm Shelling Mountain Side at Nha Trang Air Base, April 1969 Artillery - Rapid Fire (Night Explosions) Nha Trang Air Base, April 1969 Artillery Hits on Mountain.

Half a Reel of Nothing.

Mortar Fire at Dusk.

(Nha Trang, April 1969) A-37 at Dong Bo (Nha Trang Air Base, Republic of Vietnam, April 1969) Last Hour in Vietnam, Cam Rahn Bay, May 1969.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive