Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Richard M. Atchison Collection
Association
Society of Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR)
Collection Number
1942
Date(s)
Undated
Size
3.4 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Artifact Collection; D060.4; Cold Storage; Periodical Collection; Library
Processed by
J. Furr, Oct. 2007[Updated: Aug. 2012 by R. Nanes]
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

Three linear feet of books, museum artifacts, periodicals, and manuals document Richard Atchison's service with Combat Search and Rescue in Vietnam.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Flight Manual Basic Book for OV-10
1
1
D060.4
A-7D Tactical Fighter Manual
2
USAF/GAF Fighter Weapons School manual for F-104
3
Paper Titled: Coping With The Unexpected: Great Britain and War in the South Atlantic, by Christopher J. Bowie
4
Instructions for Electronic Countermeasures Calculator
5
VR Worksheet for use with KAAC wheel
F/RF-4C/D/E Crew Chiefs Handbook
6

Separated Materials

Books
Air War in Vietnam by Lou Drendel.

Hell In A Very Small Space: The Siege of Dien Bien Phu by Bernard B. Fall.

Phantom Over Vietnam: Fighter Pilot, USMC by John Trotti.

Seven Firefights in Vietnam by the Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army.

Battle For Hue: Tet, 1968 by Keith William Nolan.

The Easter Offensive: Vietnam, 1972 by G.H. Turley.

The United States Air Force in South East Asia-Tactical Airlift by Ray L. Bowers.

Vietnam Above the Treetops: A Forward Air Controller Reports by John F. Flanagan.

West To Cambodia and the Fields of Bamboo by S.L.A. Marshall.

S.E. Asia Pointee Talkee, September 1967.

The History of US Electronic Warfare, Volume 1 by Alfred Price, 1984.

The History of US Electronic Warfare, Volume 2 by Alfred Price, 1989.

The History of US Electronic Warfare, Volume 3 by Alfred Price, 2000.
Photographs
VAN015025-VAN015026.

negatives of Richard M. Atchison.
Museum Objects
1942museum3163: Aviators helmet.

1942museum3164: Cloth mission bag.

1942museum3165: Deck of cards titled "Survival Southeast Asia Plant Recognition Cards".

1942museum3166: Four Nation Patch.

1942museum3167: Holster for .38 caliber short barrell pistol.

1942museum3168: Holster for .45 caliber pistol M911.

1942museum3169: Knee boards.

1942museum3170: Survival knife with holster.

1942museum3171: Tan casual suit.

1942museum3172: Tiger stripe casual suit.

1942museum3173: Tiger stripe suit carrier.

1942museum3174: Vietnam era anti-G pants.

1942museum3175: Outer shell of anti-exposure suit.

1942museum3176: Undergarment for anti-exposure suit.

1942museum3177: Flight suit.

1942museum3178: Shoulder boards for USAF Aviation Cadet Program.

1942museum3179: Electronic Countermeasures Calculator.

1942museum3180: Headset and microphone.

1942museum3181: Ear plugs and case.

1942museum3182: Three scarves.

1942museum3183: Gloves.
Moving Images
1942VI2427: OV-10 firing rockets into Laos.

1942VI3231: OV-10 firing rockets into Laos.
Periodicals
Born in Battle: Israel's Air Force, Number 2.

Born in Battle: March 1980.

Conflict, Special Study #2: Arab-Israeli Armor 1973.

Life, 28 October 1966.

Newsweek 21 April 1975, 28 April 1975, 5 May 1975.

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