Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Gary L. Noller Collection
Association
Americal Division Veterans Association
Collection Number
1452
Date(s)
Undated
Size
3.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D059.1D, D059.7D, Library, Periodical Collection, Newsletter Collection
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Nov. 2004[Updated: Aug. 2010 by M. Barnard]
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

Americal Division newsletters; Vietnam Magazines; Letters to home from Gary Noller while he was in Vietnam and a box used by his father to house the letters; military administrative records; Operation Reports-Lessons Learned; Basic Training Notes; R&R Literature on Hawaii; Photographs; Awards and Citations; photocopied articles; Portions of a 1:50,000 map of Hau Duc; Periodicals; and Books written and signed by Keith William Nolan.

Biographical Note

Gary Noller was born in Dodge City, Kansas in 1947 and drafted in 1969. Noller served for 19 months, 11 of which were in Vietnam (June 1970-May 1971) serving with Company B, 1/45 Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division (25th Infantry Division) as a radio operator after training at Fort Leonard Wood and Fort Knox.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Correspondence 
1
D059.7D
From Gary Noller to parents (June-November 1970)
1
From Gary Noller to parents (January-April 1971 and undated)
2
From Gary Noller to John Noller (November 1969-February 1971)
3
Assorted other letters
4
Material relating to service with the Americal Division 
Military personnel documents, citations, promotions, pay records etc.
5
Material from Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox
6
Americal News Sheet
7
Americal Southern Star
8
11th Infantry Brigade "Trident"
9
123rd Aviation Battalion Yearbook (1969)
10
Killed in Action statistics for the 1st Brigade, 46th Infantry, 23rd Infantry Division (1967-1971)
11
Daily Staff Journals 
1/46th Infantry (January 1971)
12
1/46th Infantry (March 1971)
13
1/46th Infantry (12 March through 14 April 1971)
14
1/46th Infantry (15 April through 30 April 1971)
15
Operational Reports/Lessons Learned 
Operational Report: 14th Combat Aviation Battalion (for period ending 31 July 1967)
16
Operational Report: 14th Combat Aviation Battalion (for period ending 31 July 1967)
17
Lessons Learned: Defense Against Sappar Attacks (u), XXIV Corps
18
Operational Report: Task Force Oregon (Provisional) (for period ending 30 April 1967)
19
Operational Reports/Lessons Learned: 16th Combat Aviation Group (for period ending 31 July 1968)
20
Operational Reports/Lessons Learned: Americal Division (for period ending 31 October 1968)
21
Operational Reports/Lessons Learned: Americal Division (for period ending 30 April 1968)
22
Assorted Material 
Information on obtaining materials from the National Technical Information Service
23
Information on obtaining materials from the National Defense Mapping Agency
24
Photocopies of photographs of Fire Support Base Mary Ann
25
Photocopies of newspaper (many Pacific Stars and Stripes) articles dealing with activities of the Americal Division in Vietnam
26
Photocopies of newspaper (many Pacific Stars and Stripes) articles dealing with activities of the Americal Division in Vietnam
27
Photocopies of newspaper (many Pacific Stars and Stripes) articles dealing with activities of the Americal Division in Vietnam
28
Hawaii tourist information (December 1970)
29
Americal Division Veterans Association reunion materials
30
Warlords Aero Scout Company 1997 reunion information
31
Real War Photo Company catalog
32
Vietnamese language documents
33
assorted materials
34
Map of Hau Duc showing FSB Mary Ann (map was used in Battalion TOC)
2(Oversize)
1
D059.1D
Original newspaper and magazine articles
2

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA038866: 8th grade class photo.

VA038867: Senior picture.

VA038868: Kindergarten class picture.

VA038869: First Communion.

VA038870: 8th grade graduation.

VA038871: First communion.

VA038872: Grade school.

VA038873: Grade school.

VA038874: Gary Noller circa 1996.

VA038875: Keith William Noller circa 1996.
Museum Objects
1452museum1441: wood box which contained letters written by Gary Noller to his parents while he was in Vietnam.
Newsletters
Americal Division Newsletter: May 1972, September/October 1986-September/October 1988, January/February 1989-January/February/March 1995, October/November/December 1995-July/August/September 2003, January/February/March 2004-July/August/September 2004, September 2007.
Periodicals
Destination Vietnam: March/April 1995.

Life: November 1992 (2 copies).

Newsweek: April 12, 1971, April 15, 1985, July 6, 1987.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: April 1992, January 1993, March 1993, March 1996.

Vietnam: Summer 1988-Summer 1989, August 1989 - October 2004 (published bi-monthly).

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

Oral History

An Oral History Interview has been conducted with this individual. Use the link below to view a record for this interview.

Although the interview has been conducted, the audio and/or the transcript may not yet be available.