Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Barry Brown Collection
Collection Number
029
Date(s)
Undated
Size
2.3 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects; Photograph Collection; D227.6; D220.6; D225.2
Processed by
R. Frankum, Nov. 2001[Updated: Apr. 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

Just over two linear feet of photographs, one museum artifact, and various documents detail Barry Brown's service in the United States Army, 1967-1971. All materials are primary source materials from the Vietnam Conflict era and include correspondence, manuscripts, military documents and orders, awards and medal citations, patches, campaign ribbons, and efficiency reports. A notable object in the collection is the 2.75 Folding Fin Rocket museum artifact.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Correspondence from wife and children October 1967
1
1
D048.5B
Correspondence from wife and children November 1967
2
Correspondence from wife and children December 1967
3
Correspondence from wife and children January 1968
4
Correspondence from wife and children February 1968
5
Correspondence from wife and children March 1968
6
Correspondence from wife and children April 1968
7
Correspondence from wife and children May 1968
8
Correspondence from wife and children June 1968
9
July-August 1968 miscellaneous family correspondence (primarily wife and children)
10
Letters from his parents, grandmother, and brother
11
2 letters from Barry Brown
12
Miscellaneous letters from friends and his wife's family
13
Empty envelopes and address labels
14
Barry Brown manuscript on his return trip to Vietnam. Also, "Passionate Warriors Artist's Statement"
15
Postcards and Christmas cards from family and 4 thank you cards from friends
16
Military Documents: Discharge order
17
Officer record brief
Individual flight record and flight certificate Army
Travel voucher
Special orders 22 September 1970
Special orders 2 December 1970
Special orders 17 January 1971
Special orders 18 February 1971
Special orders 20 July 1971
Special orders 8 November 1971
Special orders 7 December 1971
General orders 29 October 1971
Copy of air medal award
Citation of air medal award
General order award of the Bronze Star
General order award of air medal
Copy of Army commendation medal award
General order award of Bronze Star
Citation Bronze Star
Correspondence of acceptance into field artillery advanced course
Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
U.S. Army officer efficiency report 8/1/67
U.S. Army officer efficiency report 7/8/71
Servicemen's group and life insurance form
"Rendezvous with Destiny 101st Airborne Division"
Handwritten list of officers KIA after mid-air collision Spring 1971
Travel Voucher 27 August 1968
B Battery 2nd Battalion (Aerial Artillery) 20th Artillery 1st Air Cav Division
Rocket Platoon standard operating procedure
Special orders 24 June 1966
Special orders 24 May 1967
Special orders 24 May 1967
Special orders 31 May 1967
Special orders 6 July 1968
Travel Voucher 29 July 1967
Disposition Form 9 February 1967
Special Orders 29 May 1968
Special Orders 1 August 1967
Unit Orders 9 September 1967
General Orders Bronze Star 16 June 1968
General Orders Air Medal 2 September 1967
General Orders Award of Air Medal 5 August 1968
General Orders Award of Air Medal for Heroism 14 January 1968
Citation Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star
General Orders Award Distinguished Flying Cross 22 May 1968
General Orders Award of Silver Star 28 June 1968
News Clipping about Brown Receiving the Flying Cross
News Clipping about Brown Receiving the Flying Cross
Request for a change of assignment 31 January 1967
Pecuniary Liability Report for stolen .38 at LZ Jane
Army reply to Brown letter 9 November 1967
Army reply to assignment request 19 March 1968
Brown letter with questions pertaining to DA policy on aviators
Assignment request 19 March 1968
Individual flight record July 1968
Card nine rules of US personnel MACV, Vietnam
Officer efficiency report 19 November 1967
Officer efficiency report 19 March 1968
Officer efficiency report 9 May 1968
Officer efficiency report 25 July 1968
Unit trophy citation
Manuscripts: "Selection and Fighter Prediction for Attack Helicopter Pilots" Aug 1970 "Fire Mission" 22 May 1968 Manuscript on standard operating procedure Manuscript "North Vietnamese Army's use of Internal Control and Motivational Techniques" October 1969 Manuscript " An Analysis of Helicopter Tactics During the Incursion into Laos in 1971 Cooperation Lam Son 719" April 1974
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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