Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
James W. Emmer Collection
Association
Americal Division Veterans Association
Collection Number
1455
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
D060.5; Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Oct. 2004[Updated: Jul. 2005 by J. 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

VHS copy of 8mm film taken by James Emmer at Fort Hood, Texas and during his tour of duty in Vietnam, 1968 and a copy of orders for individuals from Company D, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, Americal Division being awarded the Combat Infantry Badge. The tape depicts Companies A-E of the 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, Americal Division. Emmer served in Company D, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, Americal Division.

Biographical Note

James Emmer was born in Kearny, New Jersey on October 17, 1941. Emmer was drafted into the United States Army on November 21, 1966. He was assigned to Company D, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, 198th Light Brigade, Americal Division and was stationed at Landing Zone Gator, nine miles south of Chu Lai. Emmer received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Combat Infantry Badge during his tour of duty in Vietnam. He was discharged from the Army in 1968.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Special Orders Number 166 awarding Combat Infantryman Badge to members of Company D, Fifth Battalion, 46th Infantry Brigade
1
1
D060.5

Separated Materials

Moving Images
1455VI1700: VHS tape from an 8mm film taken by James Emmer at Ft. Hood, Texas and during his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1968.

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