Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
George J. Veith Collection
Collection Number
367
Date(s)
Undated
Size
9.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D050.4A; Library; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection; Poster Collection; Museum Objects Collection; Cold Storage Vault; Newsletter Collection; Periodical Collection; Oversized Vietnamese Periodical Collection
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Nov. 2009 by K. Conness]
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 eight linear feet of books, photographs, slides, posters, museum artifacts, CD-ROMs, audio recordings, newsletters, periodicals, and various other research materials document various topics associated with the Vietnam Conflict and its aftermath. All of the materials were collected by George Jay Veith and are primarily concerned with POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia. The documents include correspondence between American embassies abroad and the Departments of State and Defense, CIA Intelligence reports, newspaper and magazine articles, CHECO reports, book excerpts, and oral history interviews.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
The Line of Steel at Xuan Loc (Long Khanh) - 12 Days and Nights of Ferocious Combat Against the North Vietnamese Communist (8-20 April 1975), February 5, 1998
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D050.4A
Committee on Armed Services- April 22, 1954. Committee on Foreign Relations- November 24, 1970. Committee on Foreign Relations- August 3, 1971. Committee on Foreign Relations- July 21, 1993.
2
Committee on Finance United States Senate - July 7, 1998. Committee on Finance United States Senate - June 26, 2001. Committee on Intelligence United States Senate- June 19, 1996. Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate- June 28, 2000.
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Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- Part I November 5, 6, 7, and 15, 1991.
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Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- Part II November 5, 6, 7, and 15, 1991.
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Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- January 21 and 22, 1992. Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- June 24 and 25, 1992.
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D050.4B
Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- August 4 and 5, 1992. Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- August 11 and 12, 1992.
2
Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- September 21, 22, and 24, 1992.
3
Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- November 10 and 11, 1992.
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D050.4C
Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- October 15, 1992. Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- December 1-4, 1992.
2
Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate- January 13, 1993.
3
Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- April 10, May 7, and June 5, 1979. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- June 25, 1981.Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- June 27, 1980. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- March 22, 1983.
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D050.4D
Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- July 14, 1983. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- August 8, 1984. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- June 27, 1985. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- September 30, 1987.
2
Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- April 20, 1988.
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Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- June 28, 1990. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- May 30, 1991. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- June 25, 1991. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- November 6, 1991.
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Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- July 31 and August 2, 1991. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- March 31, 1992. Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- July 1, 1992
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Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- July 14 and 22, 1993.
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D050.4E
Committee on Foreign Relations House of Representatives- February 10, 1994.
2
Committee on National Security House of Representatives- September 10, 1996. Committee on National Security House of Representatives- October 2, 1988. Committee on National Security House of Representatives- November 14, 1995.
3
Committee on National Security House of Representatives- December 14, 1995. Committee on National Security House of Representatives- November 14, 1995.
4
Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- July 12, 1995.
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Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- June 18, 1997. Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- November 8, 1995. Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- September 19, 2000.
6
Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- June 20, 1996. Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- November 4, 1999.
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1
D050.4F
Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- May 2, 1996. Committee on International Relations House of Representatives- June 17, 1998. Committee on National Security House of Representatives- September 17, 1996.
2
Committee on National Security House of Representatives- June 28, 1995.
3
Committee on National Security House of Representatives- June 19, 1996. Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- June 17, 1999. Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- June 18, 1998. Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- June 15, 2000.
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D050.4G
Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- June 18, 1998. Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives June 17, 1999. Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- June 15, 2000.
2
Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives- November 4, 1999. Unpublished Hearings- June 24, 1957 and June 25, 1957
3
Analysis of the Stalled Normalization Negotiations Between the United States and Vietnam - A Thesis in the Field of Government for the Degree of Master of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies by Anh Ryan, Harvard University, June 1992
4
A Chronological Listing of Selected Congressional Hearings on POW/MIA Accounting and Related Issues from 1917-2001 by George J. Veith, December 25, 2000
5
Bibliographies of RAND Corporation publications about Asia. Pre - 1980 and 1980 - 1994.
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1
D050.5A
An index to Vietnam era POW / MIA documentation on microfilm
2
1993 Library of Congress user guides to POW / MIA database
3
Guide to the Vietnam Era Documentation Collection in Microform (numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 15, 16, and 17 from 1992 and 1993)
4
Newsletters: Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots (See Separated Material below)

and Update and Review: Coalition of Families of Korean and Cold War POW / MIAs (See Separated Material below)
5
Oral Histories. Lists of individuals to contact.
6
Paper edited by Douglas Pike in 1972 called Treatment of Prisoners of War by the Viet Cong and DRV 1962 - 1972. Published in Saigon, 183 pages, includes footnotes.
7
Air War College Research Report Summary by Harold E. Johnson, Colonel, USAF called I Will Never Forget... An Analysis of the POW / MIA Episode in the war in Southeast Asia. 167 pages, includes bibliography.
8
The United States Naval War College School of Naval Command and Staff thesis by Lt. Col. Robert T. Browne called Development of Prisoner of War Exploitation Techniques and Those Utilized by Guerrilla-Type Forces Against American Military Captives in the Republic of Vietnam. 107 pages, includes bibliography
9
Transcript (in English) of a radio broadcast (Sept. 18, 1965) in Vietnamese to South Vietnam regarding the use of gas by the US.

Chemical - Biological Warfare: US Policies and International Effects. Hearings before the Sub-Committee on National Security Policy and Scientific Developments of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives (91st Congress, 1st Session, November and December, 1969)

From the Foreign Language Publishing House in Hanoi: American Use of War Gases and World Public Opinion (36 pages. 1966)

Questions and answers with Secretary Rusk about US use of tear gas in Vietnam
10
Department of Defense and Department od State interdepartmental correspondence regarding tear gas use in Vietnam.
11
Memorandum and correspondence between officials regarding the use of tear gas in Vietnam.
12
Military, State Department, Defense Department cables about the use of tear gas in Vietnam.
13
Newspaper articles about tear gas use in Vietnam
14
POW / MIA articles: Robert Garwood case.
15
POW / MIA articles from various magazines
16
POW / MIA articles: scholarly works and government reports. Why CIA Analysts Were So Doubtful About Vietnam by Harold P. Ford (14 pages, notes included)

What About Our MIAs by William R. Phillips (11 pages)

Missing American POWs: What Happened? by J.D. Douglass, Jr. (23 pages, endnotes, 1994)

Missing American Servicemen Sacrificed to Avoid Interfering with Foreign Policy? by J.D. Douglass, Jr. (29 pages, 1996)

The Search for American POW / MIAs (no author) (6 pages, footnotes)

Vietnam: Detours on the Road to Restoring Normal Relations by Richard T. Childress and Stephan J. Solarz (35 pages, annexes)

Let's Sell the Bones: The Marketing of America's Missing in Action by Sedgwick Tourison (8 pages, 1996)

The Uncounted Casualties, Part 2 by Roger Soiset (8 pages, endnotes)
17
POW / MIA articles: Newspaper, brief histories, biblioraphies
18
Translated from the Vietnamese - The Three Kingdoms Explained by Mat Than (Lost Morale) from Literary Vangaurd Magazine # 359. Arlington, VA. (July 1, 1998). Article explains finacial crisis in Vietnam.
19
3 MIA family cases: 1. Crosby family efforts at getting answers, includes correspondence and after action reports

2. Hesford family, includes findings report from an excavation team dispatched to Vietnam

3. Deane family, includes correspondence and intelligence reports about Lt. j.g. James B. Deane.
20
Intelligence reports: CIA live-sightings of American POWs in Laos 1965, 1966, 1967
21
Intelligence reports: CIA live-sightings of American POWs in Laos 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971.
22
Intelligence reports: CIA live-sightings of American POWs in Laos 1972, 1973, 1974 and beyond. Also, related materials bearing no date.
23
General information about POW camps in Laos
24
CIA intelligence cables about Pathet Lao POW camps, 1967, 1968
25
CIA intelligence cables about Pathet Lao POW camps, 1969 - 1971
26
The American Legion Analysis of the Final Report of the Senate Select Committee on POW / MIA Affairs and An Assessment of the Accomplishments of that Committee (February 22, 1993)

Critique of Flaws in the January 25, 1993, Final Report of the United States Senate Select Committee on POW / MIA Affairs by David S. Sullivan (September 2, 1993)
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D050.5B
Statement of Ann Mills Griffiths (Executive Director, National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia) before the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs Committee on International Relations (June 18, 1997, 8 pages)

Vietnam's Ability to Account for Missing Americans (May 1, 1996 and June 1, 1997)

Status of the POW / MIA Issue: May 1, 1996 and June 16, 1997

correspondence between Senators and the League

Remarks of Richard T. Childress (Director of Asian Affairs, NSCl) to the 19th Annual Meeting of the League, July 29, 1988

Letter from Brig. Gen. Terry Tucker, USA, Commander, Joint Task Force - Full-Accounting to the League

Background Information on the League, History of the League's POW / MIA Flag

League Delegation to Southeast Asia notes (May 11-22, 1999)

POW / MIA Commitments by Clinton Admin.

various memoranda.
2
Excerpts from various books about the Viet Cong: Secrets of the Viet Cong by James W. McCoy

Victor Charlie: The Face of War in Vietnam by Kuno Knoebl
3
Excerpts from various books about Special Forces and SEALs: Point Man by Chief James Watson and Kevin Dockery

SEALs in Action by Kevin Dockery

Never Fight Fair by Orr Kelly

SEAL! by Lt. Cmdr. Michael J. Walsh USN (Ret.) with Greg Walker

SEALs: UDT / SEAL Operations in Vietnam by T.L. Bosiljevac

The Element of Surprise: Navy SEALs in Vietnam by Darryl Young

Code Name: Copperhead by Sgt. Maj. Joe R. Garner, US Army (Ret.) with Avrum M. Fine. A list of Special Forces personnel missing in action frm Green Berets at War by Shelby L. Stanton.
4
Excerpts from various books about military intelligence: Secrets of the Vietnam War by Lt. Gen. Phillip B. Davidson, USA (Ret.)

War Without Windows by Bruce E. Jones

War of Numbers: An Intelligence Memior by Sam Adams

The Role of Military Intelligence 1965 - 1967 by Maj. Gen. Joseph A. McChristian
5
Excerpts from various books about military intelligence: The Tet Offensive: Intelligence Failure in War by James J. Wirtz
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Excerpts from various books about aircraft: North SAR [fiction] by Gerry Carroll

Lockheed SR-71: The Secret Missions Exposed by Paul F. Crickmore

Lightning Bugs and Other Reconnaissance Drones by William Wagner
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Excerpts from various books about POW / MIAs: The Search for MIAs by Chief Warrant Officer Garry L. Smith USA (Ret.) edited by Ed. Y. Hall

The Raid by Benjamin F. Schemmer

Voices of the Vietnam POWs by Craig Howes
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Excerpts from various memoirs: Hazardous Duty by Maj. Gen. John K. Singlaub USA (Ret.) with Malcolm McConnell

Rice Paddy Grunt by John M.G. Brown

Code of Honor by Col. John A. Dramesi, USAF

In Love and War by Jim and Sybil Stockdale

Dateline...Vietnam by the Combat Correspondents of the United States Marine Corps edited by Jack Lewis

Obbligato 1939 - 1979 by William H. Sullivan
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Bibliographies: America and the Indochina Wars, 1945 - 1990 by Lester H. Bruce and Richard Dean Burns

a bibliographic list of works cited, but from an unknown source.
10
CHECO (Contemporary Historical Examination of Current Operations) Report: The Fall of Site 85, August 9, 1968, prepared by Capt. Edward Vallentiny (56 pages). Site 85 was a Strategic Air Command base in Laos that was eventually overrun by Pathet Lao forces. CHECO Report: Joint Personnel Recovery in Southeast Asia, September 1, 1976, prepared by Capt. Edward P. Brynn and Capt. Arthur P. Geesey (94 pages). Examines the conception of the Joint Casualty Resolution Center and the efforts to locate MIAs.
11
Material related to Jan Sejna, a Czeckoslovakia Army officer who defected to the USA in 1968, and his knowledge of US POWs in North Vietnam and the USSR.
12
Publication from the Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam entitled VC / NVA Electronic Warfare Capability (July 1, 1967)

Publication from the Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam entitled VC / NVA Alert and Early Warning Systems (June 30, 1970)

Publication from the Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam entitled VC Policies for the Handling of US Prisoners (May 18, 1967)

A study by Brig. Gen. J.A. McChristian, US Army, entitled Viet Cong Evacuation of Battlefield Casualties (March 13, 1966)

Intelligence Estimate of the Situation: Laotian Panhandle (Basic Data as of October 25, 1966)

Counterintelligence Estimate: Republic of Vietnam (December 1, 1967)

Intelligence Bulletin from MACV.
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Summary of documents received by the Joint Commission Support Directorate of the Defense POW / Missing Persons Office as of February 1, 1999, relating to the Vietnam War. Documents are Russian in origin (translated to English). Documents are about Russian knowledge of US POW / MIAs in World War II, Korean War, Cold War, and Vietnam War, and Russian participation in those conflicts. User instructions to access POW / MIA material at the Library of Congress and the National Archive at College Park, Maryland.
14
Several issues of The Sphinx: 519th Military Intelligence Battalion Association Newsletter (See Separated Material below)

photocopied photograph of the Combined Military Intelligence Center in Saigon (January 1967)

519th M.I. Bn Assoc. Rosters

correspondence

Roll of Honor, list of Military Intelligence personnel that died serving their country during time of war.
15
Defense POW / MIA Office Reference Document: US Personnel Missing, Southeast Asia (and Selected Foreign Nationals). Lists are in alphbetical order, chronological order, and by reference number. Published by the Defence Department, March 1995. An alphabetical report of US personnel POW / MIA in SE Asia, published by the Defence Department, February 1993.
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CINCPAC Document: US citizens and dependents captured, missing, detained or voluntarily remained in SE Asia, accounted for or unaccounted for from 1-1-61 through current date (Incident date order) October 11, 1979

US personnel POW / MIA list in order of reference number

17
2 MIA family cases: Mrs. Eleanor Gregory and a list of discrepancy cases from Vietnam and Laos

Charles Beasely case.
18
State Department report on the Department of State and the handling of POWs in Southeast Asia 1964 - 1968. 136 pages.
19
Department of Defence document: Correlation and Evaluation of Selected POW Intelligence Reports Received After Operation Homecoming (March 1973). Covers reports of sightings from Cambodia, Laos, North Vietnam, and South Vietnam.
20
Assessment of POWs in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.
21
The Transfer of US Korean War POWs to the Soviet Union by Peter G. Tsouras, DAC, Maj. Werner Seamler Hindrichs, USAF, and MSgt. Danz Blasser, USAF. Published by Joint Commission Support Branch Research and Analysis Division DPMO, August 26, 1993. 67 pages, footnoted, appendices.
22
Defense Intelligence Agency publication: General information about Prisoner of War camps in North Vietnam. No date.
23
List of specific incidents involving what became of US POW / MIAs from two different geographic locations: Hill 1492 in Laos and Trung Thuan in North Vietnam. Lists compiled on January 6, 1996

Summary of items examined at the Quang Binh Provincial Museuam (August 1991)

5 Joint Task Force Full Accounting Reports from January 6, 1996 for James D. Latham, Richard L. Bates, Leonardo C. Leonor, John R. Peacock II, and William M. Price

compilation of 87 hand-written pages by Jerry Mooney about POW / MIAs.
24
List of every POW / MIA related document in the Department of Defense Joint Staff and J-5 Directorate files.

List of POW / MIAs as compiled by Defense Department.
25
Congressional record (Senate) January 27, 1994

correspondences

Congressional record (Senate) October 31, 1995.
26
The Structure of Communist Organizations in Laos as of March, 1964. An officially approved publication of the CIA dated October 20, 1964. 68 pages, appendices.
27
Policy-Related Events / Decisions / Comments from 1973 Onward Concerning Unaccounted For American POWs and MIAs in Southeast Asia, prepared by the Office of Senator Bob Smith, Vice Chairman, Select Committee on POW / MIA Affairs, US Senate, September 21, 1992. 53 pages.
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CIA information regarding US POWs in Laos.
29
A Critical Analysis of US Army Intelligence Organizations and Concepts in Vietnam, 1965 - 1969 by William Benedict, Colonel, Military Intelligence. Published by US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, March 8, 1971. 183 pages, bibliography and appendices.
30
Joint Casualty Resolution Center (JCRC) End of Year (1973) Report by Brig. Gen. Kingston. December 10, 1973.

Brief biography of Brig. Gen. Robert C. Kingston.

Joint Casulaty Resoultion Center Mission.

Commander's Policy numbers 1, 2, and 3.

Summary of Casualty Resolution Operations / Results, Lessons Learned, Recommendations to Enhance Future Operations.
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MACVSOG Command History Annex B: The Last Secret of the Vietnam War, Vol. 2 by Charles F. Reske. Published by Alpha Publications, 1990.
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Americans Missing in Southeast Asia, Final Report, together with Additional And Separate Views of the Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia. December 13, 1976. Representative G.V. Montgomery of Mississippi, Chairman.
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D050.5C
Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 1. September 23 and 30, October 9 and 23, 1975.
2
Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 2. November 5, 11, 12, and 19 and December 17, 1975.
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Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 3. February 4, 18, 25 and March 3, 1976.
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Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 3. March 17, 25, and 31, 1976.
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Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 4. April 7, May 12, 26 and June 2, 1976.
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Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Missing Persons in Southeast Asia, Part 5. June 17, 25, July 21, and September 21, 1976
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Deposition of James H. Turner, III. Stenographic transcript of hearings before the Select Committee on POW / MIA Affairs, US Senate. November 23, 1992. James Turner was in Military Intelligence in the Army froim 1965 - 1968.
8
Memorandum for the President prepared by Richard Helms of the CIA entitled International Connections of US Peace Groups. November 15, 1967. Two appendices: A. list of US Peace Groups with significant international Communist contacts

B. list of American organizations participating in anti-Vietnam activities. Also in the folder is a CIA cable regarding the Peace movement.
9
Correlation and Evaluation of Selected Intelligence Reports (April 1973 - September 1975) Concerning the Alleged Sightings of US POWs in Laos. Prepared at the Dept of Defense by Resources and Installations Division, Directorate for Intelligence Research, Defense Intellligence Agency. April 1, 1976. 27 pages.
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Recent Reports of US POWs and Collaborators in Southeast Asia. Prepared at the Dept of Defense by Resources and Installations Division, Directorate for Intelligence Research, Defense Intellligence Agency. April 1, 1977. 89 pages.
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Intelligence Failures in Vietnam: Suggestions for Reform by Samuel A. Adams, CIA. January 24, 1969
12
National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia Newsletters (See Separated Material below)
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D050.6A
Presentaion materials (hard copies and transparencies) from Jay Veith for the Third Triennial Vietnam Synposium (April 1999). The Real Tailwind: The First POW Raids and the Tear Gas Controversy of 1965. An agenda from the 3rd Triennial Vietnam Symposium.
2
Presentation material (transparencies) about availability of POW / MIA information on the Internet.
3
Presentation materials (hard copies and transparencies) by Jay Veith: Vietnamese POW Organizations and Policies. Presentation materials (hard copies and transparencies) by Bill Bell: Vietnamese Cooperation.
4
Presentation materials (hard copies and transparencies) by Jay Veith: Code Name Bright Light, The Untold Story of US POW Rescue Efforts During the Vietnam War.
5
Presentation materials (hard copies and transparencies) by Jay Veith: The Problems Facing the Vietnam War Researcher.
6
POWs and Politics: A POW / MIA Update. Remarks to the American Legion's National Security and Foreign Relations Division at the 1997 National Convention, Orlando, Florida, September 1, 1997 by George J. Veith. Presentation materials (hard copies and transparencies) included.
7
Excerpts of the following MACV Command Histories: 1970 Annex B, 1971 - 1972 Annex B,1967 Annex G, 1968 Annex F, 1969 Annex F
8
MACV Command History excerpts regarding POWs
9
Various Intelligence Reports
10
Various Intelligence Reports
11
Field reports describing action taken to recover remains of American MIAs from known aircraft crash sites in Southeast Asia.
12
Field reports describing action taken to recover remains of American MIAs from known aircraft crash sites in Southeast Asia.
13
US Personnel Missing, Southeast Asia (and Selected Foreign Nationals). Published by the Defense Prisoner of War / Missing Personnel Office in March 1998. Listings are in alphabetical, chronological and reference number order. Short list of remains identified since the last PMSEA printing.
14
The Gulag Study: US - Russia Joint Commission on POW / MIAs. June 22, 2001. Series of first hand accounts and reports of Americans in the Russian POW system.

Report of the US - Russia Joint Commission on POW / MIAs. April 2001.
15
An Examination of US Policy Toward POW / MIAs. Produced by the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Republican Staff, May 23, 1991.

Short list of Highlights of Minority Staff Examination of POW / MIA Policy.

The POW / MIA Problem by Michael Van Atta (1993). A reference book for COngressmena regarding the POw / MIA issue.
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POW / MIA Fact Book (Dept of Defense, October 1992)

Perrsonnel Recovering and Accounting: POW / MIA Accounting (Defense POW / MIA Personnel Office June 2001)

POW / MIA Affairs: Issues Related to the Identification of Human Remains from trhe Vietnam Conflict (October 1992).
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The Effort to Account for US Servicemen Missing from the Korean War
18
List of materials available for research on the Vietnam War at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas.

a bibliography of Jimmy Carter anf the Carter Presidency

List of materials retrieved from a search of the Jimmy Carter Library regarding Asia.

Historical Materials in the Jimmy Carter Library, 2nd Edition, 1994.
19
Communist Strategy as Reflected in Lao Dong Party and COSVN Resolutions
20
List of Nixon Presidential Matrerials Available for Research (July 1993)

List of documents relating to POW / MIA matters among the Nixon White House files of the National Security Council

Nixon White House Central Files: Subject Files

Nixon White House Special Files: Central Files (Confidential Files).
21
Family Efforts on Behalf of US POW / MIAs in Southeast Asia by Lt. Col. Charles F. Kraak, Military Police Corps (US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA. May 23, 1975). 74 pages, bibliography.
22
Photocopies of photogrphs in the collection.
23
11 Power Point Presentations

various correspondence.
24
Articles from newspapers and magazines regarding military operations in Southeast Asia.
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D050.6B
Department of Defense POW / MIA Newsletters (for issues, see separated material below)
2
Articles about military intelligence in Southeast Asia
3
Various other articles about American military forces in Southeast Asia
4
Various other articles about American military forces in Southeast Asia
5
CIA Reportsabout POWs
6
Interagency Prisoner of War Intelligence Committee material: minutes of meetings, official memorandum...
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Interagency Prisoner of War Intelligence Committee material: monthly reports, supplements to lonthly reports, official memorandum...
8
National Archive research materials.
9
NVA / PLAF / VC Prisoner of war policy
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Assorted information about POWs : Intelligence reports, newspaper articles, correspondence... (1970 - 1971)
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Assorted information about POWs : Intelligence reports, newspaper articles, correspondence... (1970 - 1971)
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Assorted information about POWs : Intelligence reports, newspaper articles, correspondence... (1970 - 1971)
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Assorted information about POWs : Intelligence reports, newspaper articles, correspondence... (1973)
14
Assorted information about POWs : Intelligence reports, newspaper articles, correspondence... (1973)
15
The MIA case of US Air Force Colonel David L. Hrdlicka.
16
Information regarding the fall of Site 85 in Laos and POW / MIA information reagarding Mel Holland.
17
Information regarding the POW / MIA case of James Kelly Patterson. Shot down in 1967 and believed to have been transported to Russia as a POW.
18
Information regarding the POW / MIA case of James Kelly Patterson. Shot down in 1967 and believed to have been transported to Russia as a POW.
19
Information regarding the POW / MIA case of James Kelly Patterson. Shot down in 1967 and believed to have been transported to Russia as a POW.
20
Through the Eyes of the Dragon: Vietnamese Communist Grand Strategy, the Second Indochina War by Lt. Col. Galen B. Jackson US Army. Published by the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Ft. McNair, Washington DC, 1992.
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D050.6C
Cambodian Oral History Project. Interviews of Cambodians with information about American POW / MIAs.
2
Various transcripts of oral histories from Sentor Bob Kerry's list of 83 people to be interviewed (1 - 31). Interviews are of people with information regarding American POW / MIAs conducted by JTFFA.
3
Various transcripts of oral histories from Sentor Bob Kerry's list of 83 people to be interviewed (32 - 83). Interviews are of people with information regarding American POW / MIAs conducted by JTFFA.
4
Oral History Project Interview Reports 1992. Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1993. Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1994 (Jan - Aug). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1994 (Sept - Dec). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1995 (Jan - Aug). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
9
Oral History Project Interview Reports 1995 (Sept - Dec). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1996 (Jan - March). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1996 (April - Dec). Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 1997. Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
13
Oral History Project Interview Reports 1998 - 1999. Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
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Oral History Project Interview Reports 2000 - 2001. Interviews of people with information regarding unresolved US MIA cases.
15
1964 Department of Defense and Department od StateTelegrams.
16
New York Times articles from 1964.
Various memoranda and intelligence reports
Special Report Vietnam: Viet Cong Treatment of American POWs.
1965 - 1966 Department of Defense Memoranda.
17
New York Times articles from 1965 and 1966
Memoranda and various intelligence reports
Daily Staff Journal entries
1965 - 1966 Incoming / Outgoing Department of State Telegrams
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1965 - 1967 Various memoranda
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1965 - 1966 Various communications
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1967 Daily Staff Journal entries
21
After action reports for Operations Lucky Leaf and Liberty Blackjack.
Newspaper, magazine, and other articles from 1967.
22
1967 Incoming / Outgoing Department of State Telegrams.
23
1967 Department of Defense Telegrams, Memoranda, and Intelligence Reports
24
1967 CIA Intelligence Cables
1967 Various memoranda and intelligence reports.
25
1968 Department of State Telegrams and memoranda.
26
1968 Department od Defense memoranda and correspondence
27
1968 Official communications (confidential and secret)
1968 Various communications and memoranda.
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Newspaper and magazine articles 1968.
Various information regading POWs from 1969 - 1971.
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D050.7A
Various information regarding POWs from 1972.
2
Various information regarding POWs from 1973 and 1974 (also undated material).
3
Newspaper articles about POWs.
Various information regarding POWs from 1975 - 1977.
4
Various information regarding POWs from 1978 - 1981.
5
Various information regarding POWs from 1984 - 1991.
6
Various information regarding POWs from 1992 - 1999.
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Undated POW information.
8
Newspaper articles about POWs 1990s
9
Incident listing by date of US personnel lost and / or captured in or over Laos.
10
Personal Logbook of Major G.C. Bauknight USAF (March through August 1971). Bauknight served in the Joint Personnel Recovery Center (JPRC).
11
Major Bauknight's Log: Daily Events I (August 31 through November 16, 1971).
Major Bauknight's Log: People Book, Daily Events II (November 6, 1971 through February 6, 1972).
12
Major Bauknight's Log: Events III (February 7 through June 13, 1972).
Major Bauknight's Log: ADP Notes (January 10 through March 22, 1972).
Bob Mann's Log: Events (December 15, 1971 through February 1, 1972).
13
Personal letters from POW USAF Major Edward Alan Brudno to his wife.
14
Newspaper and magazine articles related to POWs and Brudno
Correspondence
42-page briefing about POWs in North Vietnam and SE Asia (April 1, 1971).
Magazine Articles: Jungle Prisoners of the Viet Cong by Duane E. Frederic. From the April 2001 issue of Vietnam.
15
The 1970 Raid on a War Zone D POW Camp by Bob Bennett. Printed from the Internet December 30, 2000.
An article translated from Vietnamese from Nanh Dan (North Vietnamese newspaper) stressing the importance of sapper training by Senior Colonel Bach Ngoc Lien (December 19, 1979).
Some Matters Concerning Strategy in the Spring 1968 Attack and Uprising by Hoang Van Thai. From Military History Magazine, Issue number 2/88, pp 15 - 26.
Mau Than General Strtegic Maneuver by Tran Bach Dang. From Military History Magazine, Issue number 2/88, pp 57 - 64.
Scholarly Articles: The Vietnam War, 1964 - 1969: A Chinese Perspective by Kiaoming Zhang (Texas Tech UIniversity).
16
The Path to the Ben Hai: Vietnamization, Force Structuring, and the Activation of the Third ARVN Infantry Division, October 1971 by Howard C.H. Feng (National Archives and Records Administration, April 1999).
Vietnam's Collection and Repatriation of American Remains. Published by the Deputy Secretary of Defense for POW / Missing Personnel Affairs (June 1999).
17
Information regarding journalists as POWs. Summary of a field investigation in Cambodia to find remains of journalists.
18
Copy of a letter from Zalin Grant to Walter Cronkite (dated April 11, 1973). Letter includes a photocopied map of the area around Kratie, Cambodia.
List of foreign journalists captured in Cambodia.
Email from Zalin Grant
Book Excerpts: Talking With Victor Charlie: An Interrogator's Story by Sedgwick D. Tourison
19
MI 9: Escape and Evasion 1939 - 1945 by M.R.D. Foot and J.M. Langley.
Compromised: Clinton Bush and the CIA. How the Presidency was Co-Opted by the CIA by Terry Reed and John Cummings.
A Viet Cong Memoir by Truong Nhu Tang with David Chanoff and Doan Van Toai.
The case of Roger Hall. Case involves information regarding Russian interrogations of US POWs, live sightings in Laos, and other POW / MIA affaairs.
20
Correspondence to Roger Hall
Information submitted to the US District Court for Washington DC reagrding the case of Roger Hall vs. the Central Intelligence Agency.
Miscellaneous POW / MIA information: Daily Staff Reports, Operation reports, Intelligence reports, Memoranda, Correspondence, 4th Triennial Vietnam Conference Roster (April 2002), newspaper article, power point presentation.
21
Handwritten notes and calendar sheets by Jay Veith
22
Correspondence between William S. Turley of Southern Illinois University and Howard A. Daniel, III.
23
The CDEC Microfilm and POW / MIAs by Howard A. Daniel, III (August 25, 1991).
CORMOSEA Bulletin (Committee on Research Materials on Southeast Asia) Volume 17, number 1. June 1988. Constance M. Wilson, Editor.
Vietnam Documents and Research Notes:
24
Document No. 24 (April 1968). Women in the Winter / Spring Campaign
Document No. 30 - 32 (April 1968). After Tet: Three Viet Cong Assessments.
Document No. 40 (August 1968). The Central Office of South Vietnam (COSVN) by Albert E. Palmerlee.
Document No. 54 (March 1969). Make the Religion-Proselyting Task a Routine Activity: a Plan for One District.
Functional Organization of the People's Revolutionary Party as told by Le Xuan Chuyen (September 29, 1966).
25
Report: Preliminary Interrogation of Two US POWs Captured on November 15, 1969.
MACV Intelligence Bulletin Number 11 - 68. NVA Prisoner Policy
Defense Intelligence Agency Bulletin of June 6, 1977. Declassification of Captured North Vietnamese Documents
Department of Defense Intelligence Information Report (November 6, 1968)
Memorandum: Suggested Topical Organization for Document Notebook (January 15, 1968).
Folder Index for CDEC and Captured North Vietnamese Records,
List of Lao Dong Party resolutions, COSVN resoultions, and COSVN directives
Captured North Vietnamese Documents of the Combined Document Exploitation Center (CDEC): A Special List of CDEC Documents in Record Group 472. Prepared by William Cunliffe, Timothy Duskin, and David H. Wallace (Special List 60, National Archives and Records Administration, 1993). Six sheets of microfilm included with the booklet. (Also present is a copy Appendix 2 and 3).
A Lesson Not Learned: the MACV Answer Machine by Michael E. Unsworth (Michigan State University Libraries). Paper presented at the 1996 Vietnam Symposium Center for the Study of teh Vietnam Conflict, Texas Tech University (Lubbock), April 17 - 20, 1996.
26
A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Security Files. George C. Herring, General Editor. Vietnam Special Subjects: National Security Files, 1963 - 1969.
Correspondence between the National Archives and Jay Veith.
Bright Light Reports from the 525th Military Intelligence Group. 1966 - 1970.
27
Bright Light Reports from the 525th Military Intelligence Group. January through July, 1971.
28
Bright Light Reports from the 525th Military Intelligence Group. August through December, 1971.
29
Bright Light Reports from the 525th Military Intelligence Group. 1972.
30
Joint Personnel Recovery Center (JPRC) Memoranda and State Department telegrams.
31
JPRC After Action Reports and debriefings for Bright Light operations
32
JPRC Personnel Roster
33
MACSOG Personnel Roster (October 12971)
Stateside addresses
Hand written notes of Jay Veith
34
A random assortment of JPRC material
35
Correspondence between Jay Veith and various other people mostly regarding JRPC.
36
3 US Air Force Oral History Interviews.
37
The Missing in Action (MIA) Question: the Continuing Legacy of America's Vietnam War. An anonymous essay.
Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) POW / MIA intelligence bulletins (1965 - 1992).
15
1
D050.7B
Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) POW / MIA intelligence bulletins (undated).
2
Correspondence and 7 Memoranda (with various intelligence reports attached) from Al Santoli, Dino Carluccio, and Bill Bell to Jay Veith regarding Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).
3
POW intelligence: camp locations, escapees, rescue operations...
4
POW intelligence
5
Information regarding the loss of an EC-47Q aircraft with the call sign of Baron 52.
6
Article: Electronic Reconnaissance in Vietnam
Book Excerpt from Cryptologia Vol.13 Num. 2 (April 1989): Viet Cong SIGINT and the US Army COMSEC in Vietnam by Lt. Gen. Charles R. Myer (pages 143 - 150).
Hand written note and a hand drawn map.
Declassified copies of oral history transcripts (Baron 52)
7
Memoranda and communications regarding Jerry Mooney's allegations and subsequent investigation (October 1991 - August 1992).
8
Letter written by Jerry Mooney
9
Personal History Statement by Jerry Mooney
Performance evaluation reports for Jerry Mooney
Hand written notes by Jerry Mooney
Maps
Various intelligence reports
10
Correspondence between Jay Veith and Ann Mills-Griffith (National League of Families)
11
List of Signal Associations (Organization newsletters, where produced, and phone number)
Excerpt from Hearings before the Select Committee on POW / MIA Affairs United States Senate (102nd Congress, second session) December 1 - 4, 1992.
Vietnamese Defense Agaionst Aerial Attack by Barton Meyers (Brooklyn College of the City University of New York). Paper presented at the 1996 Vietnam Symposium Center for the Study of the Vietnam Conflict. Lubbock, Texas, April 19, 1996. 13 pages.
George J. Veith testimonies before the House Military Personnel Subcommittee (June 19, 1996 and September 17, 1996).
Articles: Washington Post, October 17, 2000 - NSA's Chief Unveils Restructuring
Translated from Vietnamese. From Nanh Dan (Hanoi's leading newspaper) September 11, 1995 - Cryptology Branch Acheivements Reported.
Translated from Vietnamese. From Tap Chi Cong San, August 9, 1995 - SRV Party Journal: Minister Comments on Security Force's New Tasks.
Response to allegations by Jerry Mooney regarding POW / MIAs
12
Response to Washington Times articles of 4 and 5 September, 1991.
Letter from Terry Minarcin to Jay Veith. Included is Telegraphic Spelling of Vietnamese
From Linda Harvey to Jay Veith: The Fall of Ban Me Thuot
Various correspondence
Hand written notes by Jay Veith (includes photocopies of hand written adhesive Post-it notes, originals in folder 14)
Information regarding Vietnamese Rangers
13
Adhesive Post-it notes from folder 12
14
Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Document
15
Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office Document
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, Life Sciences Equipment Lab, 2007
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, Detachment 1, Bangkok, Thailand
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, Detachment 2, Hanoi, Vietnam
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, State of the Laboratory Message
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, Underwater Investigations and Recovery Operations
Copy of a Power Point Presentation, U.S. - Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs
Power Point Presentation, Research and Analysis Southeast Asia. June 2007.
2006 Annual Report - National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia
Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting - National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia, June 21-24, 2007
Vietnam's Ability to Account For Americans Missing From The Vietnam War June 2007
Status of The POW/MIA Issue: October 5, 2006
Various event Fliers for National League Of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia

Separated Materials

Books
Chien Su Quan Luc Viet nam Cong Hoa by Phan Phong Dinh.

Doi Chien Binh by Truong Duong.

Losers are Pirates: A Close Look at the PBS Series "Vietnam: A Television History," edited by James Banerian.

Mua He Do Lua by Phan Nhat Nam (2003).

Nguyen Khoa Nam.

Nhung Buoc Chan Tu (Tuc Bac Si Bat Dac Di) by Chanh Trung (1989).

Nhung Cot Tru Chong Giu Que Huonh by Phan Nhat Nam.
Photographs
VA029391 - VA029413. Also VA029630.
Slides
54 slides VA014884 - VA014937.
Posters
Organizational System of Central Office (until November 1965) (Section 13, Drawer 10).
Museum Objects
Two decorative pins from KBC Hai Ngoai Magazine.
Electronic Media
US Navy training course on POW / MIAs.

Paradox Data Base: Interviews with Russian veterans by the Vietnam War Working Group.

TFRs sent to the Library of Congress as of August 15, 2000.

1 CD, contents unknown.
Audio
DPMO Interview with Jerry Mooney conducted August 27 and 28, 1996 (Tape 1 of 4).

DPMO Interview with Jerry Mooney conducted August 27 and 28, 1996 (Tape 2 of 4).

DPMO Interview with Jerry Mooney conducted August 27 and 28, 1996 (Tape 3 of 4).

DPMO Interview with Jerry Mooney conducted August 27 and 28, 1996 (Tape 4 of 4).

Craner Tape.
Newsletters
The following issues of: Update and Review: Coalition of Families of Korean and Cold War POW / MIAs Vol. 1 Iss. 1 (December 1998).

Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (March 1999).

Vol. 2 Iss. 2 (June 1999).

Vol. 2 Iss. 3 (1999).

Vol. 2 ss. 4 (1999).

Vol. 3 Iss. 1.

(2000).

Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (2000).

Vol. 3 Iss. 3 (2000).

Vol. 3 Iss. 4 (2000).

Vol. 4 Iss. 1 (2001).

Vol. 4 Iss. 2 (no date).

Vol.4 Iss.3 (no date).

Vol. 5 Iss. 1 (no date).

The following issues of: Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots November.

1995.

November 7, 1995.

May 17, 1997.

November 15, 1997.

The following issues of The Sphinx, 519th Military Intelligence Battalion Newsletter: Issue 9, October 1990.

Issue 10, February 1991.

Issue 11, July 1991.

Issue 13, Christmas.

1991.

Issue 16, no date.

Issue 17, November 11, 1993.

Issue 18, January 1995.

Issue 19, March 1995.

Issue 20, August 1995.

Issue 21, December 1995.

Issue 22, March 1996.

Issue 29, February 1998.

Issue 30, April 1998.

Issue 33, December.

1998.

Issue 34, February 1999.

Issue 35, April 1999.

Issue 36, June 1999.

Issue 37, October 1999.

The following issues of National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia Newsletter: May 12, 1993.

May 21,.

1993.

June 16, 1993.

June 21, 1993.

April 27, 1994 (3 copies).

June 2, 1994.

August 3, 1994.

November 7, 1994.

January 18, 1995.

March 24, 1995.

May 24, 1995.

June 19, 1995.

September 12, 1995.

December 14, 1995.

March 29, 1996.

May.

10, 1996.

July 10, 1996 (2 copies).

December 31, 1996.

February 27, 1997 (2 copies).

April 14, 1997 (2 copies).

July 14, 1997 (2 copies).

December 15, 1997.

March 24, 1998.

June 4, 1998.

August 7, 1998.

February 24, 1999.

May 4,.

1999.

October 18, 1999.

February 8, 2000.

April 7, 2000.

March 20, 2001.

December 20, 2001.

April 16, 2002.

The following issues of Department of Defense POW / MIA Newsletter: January 1993.

July 1993.

October 1993.

February 1994.

May.

1994.

July 1994.

October 1994.

November 1994 (2 copies).

February 1995.

March 1995.

June 1995.

November 1995.

Spring 1996.

.

National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia Newsletter, 26 July 2006, 2 December 2006, 31 March 2007.

The Front Page: Korea-Cold War Families of the Missing, August 2006, November 2006, February 2007, May 2007, August 2007.
Periodicals
Biet Dong Quan (2002).

Biet Dong Quan, So. 17 May 2006.

Biet Dong Quan, So. 18 September 2006.

Biet Dong Quan, So. 19 January 2007.

Biet Dong Quan, So. 20 May 2007.

Biet Dong Quan, So. 21 September 2007.

Chien Si Quoc Gia, June 2007.

Chien Si Quoc Gia - Republic of Vietnam Veterans Association Coalition of Washington, DC and Vicinity (1 - 14).

Dac San (1991).

Dac San (1998).

Dac San (2001).

Dac San (2002).

Dac San Hoa Du.

Dac San Da Nang, 2006.

Dac San Khong Quan (Feb and Apr 2003).

Dac San Luot Song, So 57, April 2006.

Dac San Luot Song, So 58, October 2006.

Dac San Luot Song, So 58, January 2007.

Dac San Mu Do (2 - 8, 10, 22 - 29, 32, 33, 34).

Dac San Mu Do. So. 54, 19 June 2006.

Dac San Mu Do. So. 56, 19 June 2007.

Dac San Mu Do San Jose (1998).

Dac San Mu Do Xuan At Suu (1985).

Dac San Mu Do Xuan Tan Mui (1991).

Dac San Phuong Hoang, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Dac San Song Than (2003).

Dac San Song Than 2006.

Dac San Song Than 2007.

Luot Song (21 Sept 1991).

Luot Song (30 Apr 1992).

Luot Song (14 Oct 1995).

Luot Song (30 Apr 1997).

Luot Song (21 Sept 1997).

Luot Song (17 Jan 1998).

Luot Song (30 Apr 1998).

Luot Song (26 Sept 1998).

Luot Song (30 Apr 1999).

Luot Song (26 Sept 1999).

Luot Song (26 Feb 2000).

Luot Song (15 Jan 2001).

Luot Song (30 Apr 2001).

Luot Song (6 Oct 2001) (2 copies).

Luot Song (2 Feb 2002).

Luot Song (30 Apr 2002) (2 copies).

Luot Song (20 Sept 2002) (3 copies).

Luot Song (15 Jan 2003) (3 copies).

Luot Song (30 Apr 2003) (2 copies).

Luot Song (25 Sept 2003).

Luot Song (10 Jan 2004).

Ly Touong, October 2006, June 2007.

KBC (5 May 1988) and (undated).

KBC Hai Ngoai (Jan - Dec 2002).

KBC Hai Ngoai (Jan - Dec 2003).

KBC Hai Ngoai (Jan - Feb 2004).

KBC Hai Ngoai, 1 October 2006 (2 copies).

KBC Hai Ngoai, 15 October 2006 (2 copies).

KY Binh ,Undated, So. 2, December2004.

So. 3, May 2005.

So. 4 January 2006.

So. 5, June 2006.

So. 6, June 2007.

Ly Tuong (Jan 2002).

Ly Tuong (Apr 2002).

Ly Tuong (Aug 2002).

Ly Tuong (Jan 2003).

Ly Tuong (July 2003).

Ly Tuong (Nov 2003).

Tap San Biet Dong Quan (1 - 10).

Digitized Materials

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