Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Bruce J. Solberg Collection
Collection Number
2452
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Slide Collection; Individual Collections-S D059.4;
Processed by
C. Williams, Nov. 2012[Updated: Aug. 2013 by A. Hooker]
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

Approximately half a linear foot of letters, slides, articles, Viet Cong currency, Chieu Hoi leaflets, and artwork document Bruce J. Solberg's tour of duty in Vietnam with the United States' Army's 221st Reconnaissance Airplane Company, 1970-1971. The letters were written by Solberg to his parents during his tour of duty and the artwork and English interpretations of the Chieu Hoi leaflets were done by the 221st Airplane Company's Vietnamese interpreter Phan Hu Thoai.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Letters sent to parents from the the donor during his tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971
1
1
Individual Collections-S; D059.4
Pilot logs from 1968-1971
2
'Well Done' letter from the Department of the Army to Bruce Solberg
Handwritten pilot log entry, slightly water damaged
Drawings on notebook paper by Bruce Solberg
Letter to the VC created by Bruce Solberg in both English and Vietnamese
'Well Done' Letter from Colonel Leo Soucek to Bruce Solberg
Promotion letter to Bruce Solberg from the Department of the Army
Newspaper clippings from the Pacific Stars and Stripes 1971
2
1
Individual Collections Oversize Box 4 D054.1D

Separated Materials

Slides
300 Slides of Bruce Solberg's tour in Vietnam from 1970-1971.

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