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Item Number
OH0291
Record Number
123978
Title
Interview with Theodore Acheson
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Ted Acheson Collection
Association
Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO)
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Theodore T. Acheson, originally from Flint, Michigan served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1969. As a member of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) based out of Hawaii, Ted first went to Southeast Asia in late 1967 TDY to Bangkok, Thailand where he documented on film the interaction between the American forces in country with the Thai military. He went TDY to South Vietnam for the first time in February 1968 to document combat in the war. On one of these asignments, he was wounded and evacuated. Ted went back to South Vietnam two more times to document various aspects of the American effort in the war. In addition to the time spent in the RVN, he also went to South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan (Okinawa and Yokahama) on assignment for DASPO. Ted was named Cinematographer of the Year for the Department of Defense in 1969 for his work documenting the construction and deconstruction of American firebases in South Vietnam. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Theodore Acheson,  Undated, Ted Acheson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0291>.
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OH0291, Ted Acheson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 May 2003[Updated: 24 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0666
Record Number
433899
Title
Interview with David E. Adcock
Interviewer
Natalie Swindle
Interview Date
3 February 2009
Collection
David E. Adcock Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:52:10 hr/min/sec
Description
David Adcock shares his experiences serving in Vietnam with C Company, 1st/7th, 1st Cavalry Division from June 1967 to June 1968. He was an RTO for the mortar platoon during the Tet Offensive of 1968 in the area of Hue and Phu Bai.
Citation
Interview with David E. Adcock,  3 February 2009, David E. Adcock Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0666>.
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OH0666, David E. Adcock Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 Feb 2009

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Item Number
OH0613
Record Number
418772
Title
Interview with Charles Allen, Jr.
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
28 May 2008
Collection
Charles Allen Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:23:35 hr/min/sec
Description
Charles Allen, Jr. discusses his experiences as an artillery officer with the 1st Marine Division in the Que Son Valley from 1969-1970.
Citation
Interview with Charles Allen, Jr.,  28 May 2008, Charles Allen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0613>.
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OH0613, Charles Allen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Jun 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0408
Record Number
413500
Title
Interview with Doris (Lucki) I. Allen
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 May 2004
Collection
Doris Allen Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:37:32 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Doris (Lucki) I. Allen,  11 May 2004, Doris Allen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0408>.
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OH0408, Doris Allen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Feb 2008[Updated: 5 Apr 2011]

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Item Number
OH0614
Record Number
419233
Title
Interview with Alfred Alvarez
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
3 June 2008
Collection
Alfred Alvarez Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:36:59 hr/min/sec
Description
Alfred Alvarez discusses his experineces with the First Cavalry Division as a door gunner, crew chief, and flight engineer in a Chinook helicopter. Mr. Alvarez was involved in the Battle of Dak To, November 1967, as well as in the Battle of Hue during the Tet Offensive 1968, serving with the 228th Aviation Battalion.
Citation
Interview with Alfred Alvarez,  3 June 2008, Alfred Alvarez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0614>.
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OH0614, Alfred Alvarez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 12 Jun 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0064
Record Number
36626
Title
Interview with William Anderson
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 September 2001
Collection
William Anderson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:12:50 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) William Anderson was born in Meadville, PA. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951 and served as a F-86 Gun-sight mechanic until 1952 when he entered pilot training. He graduated and received his commission as a 2LT in September 1953. After serving as an instructor pilot for three years, Anderson served in SAC and transitioned to the B-47 and was subsequently selected for B-52 training. In 1967, he received his orders for service in Southeast Asia and transitioned to the F100, O-1, and O-2. Anderson served in Vietnam from March 1968 to March 1969. His assignments included Assistant Division Air Liaison Officer for the Americal Division, Air Liaison Officer and site commander for the 11th Light Infantry Brigade, and served with the 20th TASS. His Areas of Operation included Chu Lai and Duc Pho where he conducted over 350 combat missions (over 760 combat flying hours) in the O-2 and various helicopters.
Citation
Interview with William Anderson,  1 September 2001, William Anderson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0064>.
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OH0064, William Anderson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0268
Record Number
122752
Title
Interview with John Arick
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
23 January 2003
Collection
John C. Arick Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:05:09 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) John C. Arick, originally from Washington, D.C., served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1962 until 1992 and retired a Brigadier General. He is a 1962 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. John served two tours in Southeast Asia. During the first, from 1966 to 1967, he was stationed at the Ky Ha helicopter base north of Chu Lai with the Marine Observation Squadron (VMO) 6, Marine Air Group (MAG) 36, 1st Marine Air Wing (MAW) and was a UH-1E pilot flying fire support, escort, MedEvac, utility, and tactical air control missions. He took part in Operations HASTINGS, BEAVER CAGE, among others. During his second tour, from 1970 to 1971, John was first stationed near Marble Mountain Air Facility with the III Marine Amphibious Force (MAF) headquarters in the G-3 section, then with the 1st MAW at Danang in the G-3 section, and finally with the Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron (HML) 367 at Marble Mountain Air Facility. During his entire second tour, he flew the AH-1G Cobra with HML 367. In total, John flew in excess of 1,540 hours in Southeast Asia.
Citation
Interview with John Arick,  23 January 2003, John C. Arick Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0268>.
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OH0268, John C. Arick Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 24 Apr 2003[Updated: 9 Dec 2009]
Item Number
OH0745
Record Number
455742
Title
Interview with Charles Baker
Interviewer
Stewart, Jason
Interview Date
08 February 2010
Collection
Charles Baker Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:38:50 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Charles Baker describes his experiences as a Birddog Pilot with the Army's 199th Recon Air Company in the Mekong Delta. Baker served in country with the 199th from July of 1967 until July of 1968 and experienced the Viet Cong attack on Vinh Long City during the Tet Offensive.
Citation
Interview with Charles Baker,  08 February 2010, Charles Baker Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0745>.
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OH0745, Charles Baker Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 26 Feb 2010

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Item Number
OH0371
Record Number
194403
Title
Interview with Thomas J. Barnes
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 February 2004
Collection
Thomas J. Barnes Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
17:25:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA/Foreign Service) Thomas J. Barnes was born in St. Paul, MN in 1930. He earned a BA in 1950 and an MA in 1951, both from the University of Minnesota. Tom was commissioned in the US Army in 1951 and, as an interrogator, he was assigned first to the 500th MI Group in Japan and then to the 525th MI Service Company in Korea (1952-53). After eight months with the Army's Counter-Intelligence Corps in Japan (1953-54), Tom spent two years at Ft Dix, NJ including service as a company commander. He entered the Foreign Service in 1957 and after intensive language training he held assignments at US diplomatic posts in Saigon (1958-60), Hue (1960-61), Bangkok (1962-64), Vientiane (1964-67), and Binh Long Province, RVN (1967-68). Tom served in Washington as the State Department's country officer on Laos (1968-70) and then held postings at Udorn (1970-71), AID/Nhatrang (1971-72), Tangier, Morocco (1972-73), Can Tho (1973), and Bangkok (1973-75). Tom held additional senior posts, including refugee coordinator at the US Embassy Bangkok (1977-78) and chair of the Interagency Working Group on Kampuchea (1979-80). After retiring from the Foreign Service, Tom worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Somalia and Switzerland (1980-90) and for the International Catholic Migration Commission (1991-95). Tom retired in Texas, and remains active as an author on Southeast Asian topics.
Citation
Interview with Thomas J. Barnes,  11 February 2004, Thomas J. Barnes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0371>.
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OH0371, Thomas J. Barnes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 28 Jul 2004[Updated: 27 May 2008]

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Item Number
OH0623
Record Number
423054
Title
Interview with Ronald Barnes
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
29 July 2008
Collection
Ronald Barnes Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:12:55 hr/min/sec
Description
Ronald Barnes discusses his experiences as a forward air controller with the Special Forces unit B-36 operating near the Cambodian border from 1967-1968.
Citation
Interview with Ronald Barnes,  29 July 2008, Ronald Barnes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0623>.
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OH0623, Ronald Barnes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Aug 2008[Updated: 6 May 2014]

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Item Number
OH0802
Record Number
476874
Title
Interview with Larry Bender
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
30 September 2010
Collection
Larry Bender Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
08:51:26 hr/min/sec
Description
Maj. Larry Bender (USMC, ret.) discusses his three tours in Vietnam. Bender served in-country with the 3/9 Marines and landed at DaNang as part of the first USMC forces to arrive in Vietnam in March 1965. During his second tour Bender served near Hue during the Tet Offensive of 1968, as well as other areas of I Corps before being severely wounded and evacuated for medical treatment. Bender returned to Vietnam in 1970, serving as an advisor to the 5th Vietnamese Marines and taking part in the Cambodian Incursion in the spring of 1970.
Citation
Interview with Larry Bender,  30 September 2010, Larry Bender Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0802>.
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OH0802, Larry Bender Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Oct 2010

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Item Number
OH0207
Record Number
71603
Title
Interview with Michael Benge
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
31 January 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1962 - 12/31/1973]
Collection
Michael Benge Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:16:09 hr/min/sec
Description
(IVS, USAID, POW) Mike Benge served with International Voluntary Services from 1962 to 1964 in the Mekong Delta, Ban Me Thuot, and Kontum. In 1965, he began work with USAID in Ban Me Thuot until his capture during Tet 1968. After a long and arduous journey North, Benge remained imprisoned in North Vietnam until the general POW release in March 1973.
Citation
Interview with Michael Benge,  31 January 2002, Michael Benge Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0207>.
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OH0207, Michael Benge Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 May 2002[Updated: 11 Jan 2010]

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Item Number
OH0060
Record Number
36669
Title
Interview with Jerry Benson
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
25 September 2000
Collection
Jerry Benson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:26:53 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Jerry Benson served in Vietnam with the United States Army as an Infantryman. He served with the Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division from 1968-1969. He served in Di An and in the area of the Iron Triangle.
Citation
Interview with Jerry Benson,  25 September 2000, Jerry Benson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0060>.
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OH0060, Jerry Benson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0351
Record Number
168977
Title
Interview with Kaye Biggar
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
26 January 2004
Collection
Kaye Biggar Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:23:08 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Kaye Biggar was born in Spokane WA in 1932. He graduated from Gonzaga University, where he was in the Army ROTC, but he was commissioned in the Air Force in 1955. Kaye completed Officer Orientation at Lackland AFB and Advanced Training at Scott AFB. He was assigned to Turner AFB; Hahn AB, Germany; and Aviano AB, Italy. In 1959 he was stationed to the 585th Tactical Missile Group, Germany. From 1962-65 Kaye was Executive Officer of the 1090th Special Reporting Wing, Field Command, Defense Atomic Support Agency, at Sandia NM, and 1965-67 he was HQ Squadron Commander in the Air Weather Service at Scott AFB. After attending courses at Eglin AFB and at the Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Ft Bragg, Kaye arrived in Vietnam in December 1967 as Plans and Programs Officer with HQ MACV/CORDS. In that capacity he flew several "piastre flights" delivering currency to South Vietnamese provincial officials after the Tet Offensive. Kaye's later postings include service as Detachment 6 Commander, 1141st Special Activities Squadron (1970-74); Deputy Base Commander at RAF Lakenheath, UK; and several assignments in military intelligence , including in the Air Intelligence Agency and with the Directorate of Education and Training. After leaving active service in 1982, Kaye embarked upon a new career in real estate in San Antonio, and remains active in the Air Force Association and in local philanthropic initiatives.
Citation
Interview with Kaye Biggar,  26 January 2004, Kaye Biggar Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0351>.
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OH0351, Kaye Biggar Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 25 Mar 2004[Updated: 20 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0441
Record Number
413983
Title
Interview with Keith Black
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
17 August 2005
Collection
Keith Black Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
10:19:33 hr/min/sec
Description
Keith Black served in the Army Security Agency, as well as the National Security Agency in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Keith Black,  17 August 2005, Keith Black Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0441>.
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OH0441, Keith Black Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Feb 2008[Updated: 17 Jun 2011]

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Item Number
OH0071
Record Number
35905
Title
Interview with Fred Wayne Boling
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Fred Wayne Boling Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:28:30 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Fred Wayne Boling was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He attended college at Texas Tech University where he participated in the Air Force ROTC program. Upon graduation in 1970, Mr. Boling attended several specialized/advanced Air Force training programs. Mr. Boling served in Vietnam from January 1972 until 1973. While in Vietnam he was a pilot and copilot for a 119k gunship. Mr. Boling was involved in truck interdiction missions along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos and South Vietnam. He also participated in the Battle of An Loc in 1972, as well as the defense of numerous airbases. He was a member of the 56th Special Operations Wing and the 18th Special Operations Squadron. (This interview was made possible through grants from the Helen Jones and CH Foundations). Interview conducted by Kim Sawyer and Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Fred Wayne Boling,  Undated, Fred Wayne Boling Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0071>.
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OH0071, Fred Wayne Boling Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Nov 2001[Updated: 28 Nov 2006]

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Item Number
OH0281
Record Number
119809
Title
Interview with Anthony Borra
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
25 March 2003
Collection
Anthony G. Borra Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) Anthony G. Borra, originally from Queens, New York City, New York, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 until 1970. He spent 22 months in Southeast Asia as a C-130 pilot with the 772nd Tactical Airlift Squadron based in the Philippines (at both Mac Tan and Clark AFB). In country, Tony was based out of Saigon and Cam Ranh Bay with the 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing and flew over 1000 combat sortie hours including missions into the A Shau Valley and Khe Sanh during the 1968 Tet Offensive.
Citation
Interview with Anthony Borra,  25 March 2003, Anthony G. Borra Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0281>.
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OH0281, Anthony G. Borra Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Apr 2003[Updated: 9 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0091
Record Number
36672
Title
Interview with Kevin Bovill
Interviewer
Ronald Frankum
Interview Date
5 May 2000
Collection
Kevin Bovill Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:49:27 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Interview conducted by Ronald Frankum.
Citation
Interview with Kevin Bovill,  5 May 2000, Kevin Bovill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 4 Jul. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0091>.
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OH0091, Kevin Bovill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Dec 2001[Updated: 21 May 2010]

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