Collection Finding Aid
Alan J. Billings Collection
D054.4; Library; Cold Storage
J. Furr, Feb. 2007[Updated: Jun. 2008 by J. Furr]
Scope and Content
Less than one linear foot of a book written by Alan J. Billings titled Seawolf 28 and reviews of the book by various sources document his service in Vietnam. The material date from the post-war era.
Alan J. Billings was born 26 June 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. Billings moved to Torrance, California and attended Torrance High School where he graduated in 1962. After graduation, Billings enlisted in the Navy and began his 4 tours of service in Vietnam in 1964. He was assigned to HA(L)-3 during the Tet Offensive of 1968 and served in close support of Navy Seal teams and other specialized missions. Billings received numerous awards including the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and (24) Air Medals. He retired from the Navy on 1 February 1987.
Rights and Access
Collection is open for research
Some materials placed in Restricted Access
Reviews of book by Alan Billings titled Seawolf 28
Seawolf 28 by Alan J. Billings. BookSurge Publishing (January 12, 2005).
1928EM0411: Images of the 120th Aviation Company (Razorbacks) at Nha Be in 1971.
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.