Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Paul Winkel, Jr. Collection
Collection Number
1707
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Periodical Collection; Individual Collections-W
Processed by
M. Ford, Dec. 2005[Updated: Mar. 2006 by T. Shetti]
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

Winter Issue of Baylor and a "Statement Made by Colonel Winkel on 14 November 2005 Concerning Actions on 14 November 1965 as Requested by the Command Chain" document Paul Winkel's 31 year career in the United States Army, particularly his role in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley in November 1965.

Biographical Note

Paul Winkel entered the U.S. Army as a private in 1951 and entered the Army's West Point Preparatory School in July 1952. He graduated as a Second Lieutenant in 1956. During his 31-year Army career, Paul served in Korea, two tours in Vietnam, in Germany, and with NATO. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division and also the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He served in the Pentagon on four Army staffs and with the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Paul retired from the Army in 1986 and is currently a candidate for the Medal of Honor.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Statement Made by Colonel Winkel on 14 November 2005 Concerning Actions on 14 November 1965 as Requested by the Command Chain
1
1
Individual Collections-W

Separated Materials

Periodicals
Baylor, Winter 2005.

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.