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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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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 23 Sep. 2014. <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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Item Number
OH0136
Record Number
92892
Title
Interview with Joe Boyer
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
18 April 2002
Collection
Joe Boyer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:32:06 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Joe Boyer,  18 April 2002, Joe Boyer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0136>.
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OH0136, Joe Boyer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Aug 2002[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0335
Record Number
148872
Title
Interview with Michael Bradbury
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Michael D. Bradbury Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USMC) Michael D. Bradbury, originally from San Francisco, California served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966 until 1969 and in the U.S. Air Force from 1971 until 1988. Mike served in South Vietnam in K Company, 3/26 Marines, 3rd Marine Division, from September 1967 until October 1968. He participated in operations around Camp Evans in the Cobi Tanh Tan Valley, in Hue and around Quang Tri City, and was on Hill 861 during the siege at Khe Sanh. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Michael Bradbury,  Undated, Michael D. Bradbury Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0335>.
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OH0335, Michael D. Bradbury Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Nov 2003[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]
Item Number
OH0310
Record Number
133125
Title
Interview with Martin Brady
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Martin Brady Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Martin Brady, originally from Swoersville, Pennsylvania served in the U.S. Army from 1961 until 1981. Martin was in South Vietnam as a Special Forces medic with the 5th Special Forces Group (SFG) from June to December 1963 and December 1964 to December 1965, and with the 1st SFG operating out of Okinawa, Japan, from June 1967 to February 1968 and July 1969 to July 1970. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Martin Brady,  Undated, Martin Brady Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0310>.
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OH0310, Martin Brady Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Jul 2003[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0192
Record Number
35243
Title
Interview with Thomas Brown
Interview Date
22 October 2001
Collection
Thomas Brown Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:26:43 min/sec
Description
(USA) Thomas Brown served as an RTO with MACV Advisory Team #52, attached to the 9th ARVN Division (1967-1968); Minh Duc Subsector, near Vinh Long, in the Mekong Delta, IV CTZ. Interview conducted by Jonathan Bernstein.
Citation
Interview with Thomas Brown,  22 October 2001, Thomas Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0192>.
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OH0192, Thomas Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Nov 2001[Updated: 20 Feb 2006]

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Item Number
OH0620
Record Number
424382
Title
Interview with Larry Brown
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
15 July 2008
Collection
Larry G. Brown Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:55:59 hr/min/sec
Description
Larry Brown recounts his experiences as a Scout pilot with 1/9, 1st Division, in South Vietnam. Brown served two tours, from 1967-1968 and from 1970-1971.
Citation
Interview with Larry Brown,  15 July 2008, Larry G. Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0620>.
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OH0620, Larry G. Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Sep 2008[Updated: 14 Feb 2014]

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Item Number
OH0438
Record Number
414350
Title
Interview with Frances Shea Buckley
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
08 August 2005
Collection
Frances T. Shea Buckley Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
12:00:36 hr/min/sec
Description
Rear Admiral (Upper Half) Frances T. Shea Buckley served in the Nurse Corps, U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. With the ranking of Rear Admiral, she has achieved the highest rank held by women of the U.S. Uniformed Services.
Citation
Interview with Frances Shea Buckley,  08 August 2005, Frances T. Shea Buckley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0438>.
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OH0438, Frances T. Shea Buckley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Feb 2008[Updated: 12 Aug 2008]

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Item Number
OH0016
Record Number
36978
Title
Interview with John Buesseler
Interview Date
26 January 2001
Collection
John Buesseler Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with John Buesseler,  26 January 2001, John Buesseler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0016>.
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OH0016, John Buesseler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 28 Jun 2007]

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Item Number
OH0177
Record Number
36983
Title
Interview with Larry Burke
Interview Date
21 April 2001
Collection
Larry Burke Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:39:08 min/sec
Description
(USA) Larry Burke served with the US Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as an Infantry Company Commander, Battalion S-3, and Division Liaison Officer to Headquarters, Field Forces with the 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. He participated in Operations LITTLE ROCK, ATTLEBORO, CEDAR FALLS, and JUNCTION CITY. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Larry Burke,  21 April 2001, Larry Burke Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0177>.
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OH0177, Larry Burke Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0382
Record Number
413993
Title
Interview with Rosemary Burke
Interviewer
Kara Vuic
Interview Date
01 May 2004
Collection
Kara Dixon Vuic Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
46:17 min/sec
Description
Rosemary Burke discusses her experiences in Vietnam as a U.S. Army nurse. Burke served with the 71st Evacuation Hospital 1968-1969.
Citation
Interview with Rosemary Burke,  01 May 2004, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0382>.
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OH0382, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Feb 2008[Updated: 5 Sep 2011]

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Item Number
OH0237
Record Number
105738
Title
Interview with James Bussey
Interview Date
11 November 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 8/1/1968 - 8/13/1970]
Collection
James Bussey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:30:50 min/sec
Description
(USA) James E. Bussey, originally from Childress, Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech University (BA, 1965; MA, 1970), served in the U.S. Army from 1968 until 1970. He went to Vietnam in January 1969 as a Communication Center Specialist with the Communications Center Platoon, A Co., 53rd Signal Battalion, II Field Forces Base Camp (Plantation Base Camp). James was an operator at TOC Communication Center and TRIC (Transmit Receive Interface Controller) Chief at the Main Communication Center. After his tour ended in January 1970, James went to Communications Center Company, East Coast Telcom Center, USAR Startcom, at Ft. Deterick, Maryland, where he retired from the U.S. Army in August 1970. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with James Bussey,  11 November 2002, James Bussey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0237>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0237, James Bussey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 25 Nov 2002[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0618
Record Number
431734
Title
Interview with Mark Byrd
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
8 July 2008
Collection
Mark Byrd Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:56:38 hr/min/sec
Description
Mark Byrd discusses his experiences as a USMC helicopter pilot in HML-367 from 1969-1970.
Citation
Interview with Mark Byrd,  8 July 2008, Mark Byrd Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0618>.
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OH0618, Mark Byrd Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Jan 2009[Updated: 21 Nov 2013]

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Item Number
OH0424
Record Number
340410
Title
Interview with Calixto Cabrera
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Calixto Cabrera Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
In this interview Calixto Cabrera describes his experiences as a Marine in Vietnam, as well his involvement with the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Cabrera also talks about his spiritual journey and the healing process he underwent following his service in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Calixto Cabrera,  Undated, Calixto Cabrera Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0424>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0424, Calixto Cabrera Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Jul 2006[Updated: 1 Jun 2011]
Item Number
OH0619
Record Number
420946
Title
Interview with Joseph Calamia
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
10 July 2008
Collection
Joseph Calamia Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:55:03 hr/min/sec
Description
Joseph Calamia discusses his experiences as a crewmember of LST 786 Garrett County in the Mekong Delta, 1967-1968. The Garrett County supported PBRs and Navy SEAL operations, and participated in the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Citation
Interview with Joseph Calamia,  10 July 2008, Joseph Calamia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0619>.
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OH0619, Joseph Calamia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Jul 2008[Updated: 5 Nov 2013]

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Item Number
OH0070
Record Number
35907
Title
Interview with Allan Cameron
Interview Date
3 November 2000
Collection
Allan Cameron Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:24:50 min/sec
Description
(New Zealand) Allan Cameron served with the Royal New Zealand Artillery in Vietnam from 1967-1968. Cameron was assigned to the 161st Field Battery and worked with Royal Australian Infantry units. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Allan Cameron,  3 November 2000, Allan Cameron Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0070>.
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OH0070, Allan Cameron Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Nov 2001[Updated: 20 Feb 2006]

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Item Number
OH0356
Record Number
236127
Title
Interview with Margarethe Cammermeyer
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
30 March 2004
Collection
Margarethe Cammermeyer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Margarethe Cammermeyer was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1942. She immigrated to the United States in 1951, and in 1963 earned a BS in Nursing from the University of Maryland, where she participated in the Army Student Nurse program. She attended Officers' Basic Course training at Ft Sam Houston TX, and was posted to Ft Benning GA; Nuremburg, West Germany; and Ft Lee VA. Margarethe arrived in Vietnam in February 1967, and was assigned to the Medical Intensive Care Unit and Neurosurgical intensive Care wards at the 24th Evac Hospital, Long Binh. In 1968 she was posted to Ft Lewis WA. She entered the Army Reserve in 1972 while working at Veterans' Administration hospitals in Washington and California. After earning a PhD in Nursing in 1991, she retired from the Army Reserve as a Colonel in 1996. Margarethe is the author of 'Serving in Silence' (1994), and she remains active as a consultant and lecturer.
Citation
Interview with Margarethe Cammermeyer,  30 March 2004, Margarethe Cammermeyer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0356>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0356, Margarethe Cammermeyer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Jan 2005[Updated: 31 Jan 2008]
Item Number
OH0443
Record Number
413499
Title
Interview with Richard E. Carey
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
19 September 2005
Collection
Richard E. Carey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
21:21:34 hr/min/sec
Description
Lt. Gen. Richard E. Carey (USMC, ret.) discusses his experiences during his career in the U.S. Marine Corps. Carey served during the Korean War, and during the Vietnam War where he directed the Marine Corps participation in the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.
Citation
Interview with Richard E. Carey,  19 September 2005, Richard E. Carey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0443>.
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OH0443, Richard E. Carey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Feb 2008[Updated: 12 Sep 2012]

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Item Number
OH0426
Record Number
280678
Title
Interview with Janice J. Carney
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
24 May 2005
Collection
Janice J. Carney Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:17:27 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Janice J. Carney was born (as John) in Cambridge MA and enlisted in the US Army in 1969. After training at Ft Dix NJ, Ft Sam Houston TX, and Ft Polk LA, Janice arrived in Vietnam in July 1970. She was originally assigned to the 666th Transportation Corps near Phu Bai, but moved the the 39th Transportation Bn, becoming the battalion mail clerk and courier. She participated in Lam Son 719, and spent time at FSB Vandergrift. After returning from Vietnam, Janice remained in the Reserves and National Guard for several years. She is active in the Trangender American Veterans Association.
Citation
Interview with Janice J. Carney,  24 May 2005, Janice J. Carney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0426>.
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OH0426, Janice J. Carney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 Aug 2005[Updated: 6 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0664
Record Number
433560
Title
Interview with Larry Casselman
Interview Date
31 January 2009
Collection
Larry Casselman collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:43:41 hr/min/sec
Description
Larry Casselman served as a Navy Corpsman with the 1st Battalion 5th Marines from May of 1967 until February of 1968. In this interview Casselman describes his participation in several Marine operations including: Union II, Cochise, Swift, and the Tet Offensive.
Citation
Interview with Larry Casselman,  31 January 2009, Larry Casselman collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0664>.
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OH0664, Larry Casselman collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0081
Record Number
36989
Title
Interview with Clint Chambers
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner and Kim Sawyer
Interview Date
19 February 2001
Collection
Clint Chambers Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:41:32
Description
(MEDICO, USAF) Dr. Clint Chambers served as a physician in Cambodia and Laos with MEDICO from 1960 to 1962. He later served with the United States Air Force in Thailand as a Flight Surgeon.
Citation
Interview with Clint Chambers,  19 February 2001, Clint Chambers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0081>.
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OH0081, Clint Chambers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0543
Record Number
413664
Title
Interview with Stan Cherrie
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
07 July 2006
Collection
Stan Cherrie Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
10:13:09 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview, Brig. Gen. Stan Cherrie (U.S. Army, retired) discusses his two tours of duty in Vietnam. Cherrie served as a helicopter gunship pilot in his first tour, 1967-1968, with 191st Assault Helicopter Company. Cherrie returned for a second tour of duty in 1971, serving as a troop commander with the 17th Armored Cavalry, 23rd (Americal) Division. Cherrie was severely wounded in action in his second tour, but remained in the U.S. Army before retiring as a Brigadier General in 1998.
Citation
Interview with Stan Cherrie,  07 July 2006, Stan Cherrie Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0543>.
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OH0543, Stan Cherrie Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0005
Record Number
35790
Title
Interview with Tran Thanh Chieu
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
18 August 1999
Collection
Tran Than Chieu Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:43:36 hr/min/sec
Description
(RVN/ARVN) Tran Thanh Chieu was born in 1927 in Tam Ky, Vietnam. He entered the Military Academy in Da Lat in 1951 and served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) (South Vietnam) until 1963 when he resigned as a Lieutenant Colonel. Chieu then engaged in various businesses in and around Tam Ky until 1975. After several terms in reeducation camps and prisons, Chieu left Vietnam in 1990 and is now a US citizen.
Citation
Interview with Tran Thanh Chieu,  18 August 1999, Tran Than Chieu Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0005>.
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OH0005, Tran Than Chieu Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Nov 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0096
Record Number
35561
Title
Interview with Dominick Cirincione
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
19 April 2000
Collection
Dominick Cirincione Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:21:37 hr/min/sec
Description
(Bell Helicopter) Dominick Cirincione served as a Bell Helicopter technical representative in Vietnam. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Dominick Cirincione,  19 April 2000, Dominick Cirincione Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0096>.
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OH0096, Dominick Cirincione Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 30 Jan 2008]

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Item Number
OH0021
Record Number
37001
Title
Interview with L.W. Clement
Interviewer
Gary Hayes
Interview Date
3 June 2000
Collection
L. W. Clement Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:53:49 hr/min/sec
Description
Colonal L.W. CLement entered the Amry in November of June 1957. He was first sent to Vietnam June of 1967 and was assigned as the Maintenance Officer to the 69th Maintenance Battalion. After six months in that position he was reassigned as the Battalion Commander of the 63rd Maintenance Battalion at Da Nang. He returned back to the United States in June of 1968 and remained in the Army for fifteen more years. He retired as a colonal in 1982. Interview conducted by Gary Hayes.
Citation
Interview with L.W. Clement,  3 June 2000, L. W. Clement Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0021>.
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OH0021, L. W. Clement Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 21 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0622
Record Number
421989
Title
Interview with James Coan
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
24 July 2008
Collection
James Coan Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:08:09 hr/min/sec
Description
James P. Coan was a tank platoon leader in Company A, 3rd Tank Battalion, 3rd Marine Division and was stationed at Con Thien for eight months during his tour of duty in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He left the Marine Corps with the rank of Captain in 1970.
Citation
Interview with James Coan,  24 July 2008, James Coan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0622>.
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OH0622, James Coan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0097
Record Number
35563
Title
Interview with Jimmy Coffman
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
11 April 2000
Collection
Jimmy Coffman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:00:40 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Jimmy Coffman served in the US Army in Vietnam as a fixed wing pilot (Mohawks, Beavers, and Bird Dogs) from 1968-1969 and a rotary wing pilot (Cobra Gun ships) from 1972-1973. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Jimmy Coffman,  11 April 2000, Jimmy Coffman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0097>.
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OH0097, Jimmy Coffman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 30 Jan 2008]

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Item Number
OHD0018
Record Number
464718
Title
Interview with Alvin J. Cole
Interviewer
Logan Cole
Interview Date
02 November 2008
Collection
Donated Oral Histories
Association
Ron Milam Class 2008
Media Type
Oral History
Length
58:35 min/sec
Description
Alvin James Cole served in Vietnam/South East Asia from 1968-1969. Cole was in the Army during Vietnam in the 6/33 Artillery supporting the 1st Air Cav. Throughout the war Alvin remained a Private First Class. He participated in the Tet Offensive, Battle at Hue, and the siege of Khe Sanh.
Citation
Interview with Alvin J. Cole,  02 November 2008, Donated Oral Histories, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OHD0018>.
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OHD0018, Donated Oral Histories, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0341
Record Number
150814
Title
Interview with Charles Conn
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
Undated [Inclusive Dates: 9/1/1964 - 5/31/1965]
Collection
Charles Conn Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:45:24 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Charles R. Conn, originally from Battle Axe, Michigan, served in the U.S. Army from January 1967 until December 1968. Charlie went to South Vietnam in December 1967 with the 212th Military Police Co. as a Military Police Sentry Dog Handler. He was based at Long Bien where he worked as a carpenter, CO driver, and a "Charge of Quarters" before he ended his tour in December 1968.
Citation
Interview with Charles Conn,  no date, Charles Conn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0341>.
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OH0341, Charles Conn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 Nov 2003[Updated: 20 Jul 2010]

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Item Number
OH0098
Record Number
37012
Title
Interview with Ted Cook
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
2 October 1999
Collection
Ted Cook Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:28:22 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Ted Cook,  2 October 1999, Ted Cook Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0098>.
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OH0098, Ted Cook Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 12 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0731
Record Number
449818
Title
Interview with R. Dale Copsey
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
13 November 2009
Collection
R. Dale Copsey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:35:02 hr/min/sec
Description
Dale Copsey (Lt. Col., USAF, ret.) discusses his experiences as Air Force Chaplain in Vietnam from 1967-1968. Copsey served at the air base at Pleiku and experienced the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Citation
Interview with R. Dale Copsey,  13 November 2009, R. Dale Copsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0731>.
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OH0731, R. Dale Copsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0083
Record Number
35564
Title
Interview with David Crawley
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
27 February 2001
Collection
David Crawley Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:21:30 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) (Rhodesia) David Crawley served with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He served as a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. After his service in Vietnam, he worked in Rhodesia.
Citation
Interview with David Crawley,  27 February 2001, David Crawley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0083>.
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OH0083, David Crawley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0243
Record Number
106801
Title
Interview with Neal Creighton
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
11 November 2002
Collection
Neal Creighton Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
10:47:17 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) General Neal Creighton shares his experiences going through West Point and his time serving in Europe and several Latin American countries. He then reflects on his time as an armor officer in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967.
Citation
Interview with Neal Creighton,  11 November 2002, Neal Creighton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0243>.
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OH0243, Neal Creighton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0515
Record Number
314310
Title
Interview with Claude Crowley
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
10 February 2006
Collection
Claude Crowley Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:45:10 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Claude Douglas Crowley was born in Putnam County TN in 1927, and attended public schools in Cookeville TN. He joined the Tennessee State Guard in 1943, and on March 11, 1945, he was sworn in to active duty with the US Navy. He completed basic training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. Claude was initially posted to Treasure Island CA, where he participated in several destroyer training cruises. He was present at the October 26, 1945, commissioning ceremony for the USS Richard B. Anderson, and Claude served on the ship until July 1946, when he left active duty. He attended Tennessee Tech University on the GI Bill, and worked for the US Soil Conservation Service in Tennessee before relocating to Texas in the 1960s.
Citation
Interview with Claude Crowley,  10 February 2006, Claude Crowley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0515>.
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OH0515, Claude Crowley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 23 Feb 2006[Updated: 15 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0518
Record Number
413688
Title
Interview with William Culotta
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
03 February 2006
Collection
William Culotta Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:11:59 hr/min/sec
Description
Bill Culotta describes his experiences in Vietnam serving in the U.S. Navy as a member of the Seabees.
Citation
Interview with William Culotta,  03 February 2006, William Culotta Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0518>.
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OH0518, William Culotta Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0265
Record Number
112789
Title
Interview with John Currey
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Interview Date
05 February 2003
Collection
John Currey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:13:02 min/sec
Description
(USAF) John R. Currey, originally from Vicksburg, Mississippi served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 until 1983 and retired a Lieutenant Colonel. He first served in the Southeast Asian Theater between 1962 and 1965 as a C-130 pilot in the 345th Troop Carrier Squadron based at Naha AFB, Okinawa, Japan. From there he flew missions in South Vietnam, among other places, hauling supplies, troops, and other materials. John went back to Southeast Asia in 1966, again as a C-130 pilot, with the 772nd Tactical Airlift Squadron based at Sabu AFB, the Philippines, and flew many supply and transport missions in South Vietnam. After a year, he transferred to the 440th Aircraft Delivery Group at Clark AFB, The Philippines, and served as Operations Officer for two years before returning to the United States. In total, John piloted 420 combat missions in the C-130 in Southeast Asia. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with John Currey,  05 February 2003, John Currey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0265>.
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OH0265, John Currey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0434
Record Number
280483
Title
Interview with Patrick Curry
Interviewer
Richard Burks Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
15 July 2005
Collection
Patrick Curry Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
15:01:51 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Pat Curry, originally from Temple, Texas, served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1991 and retired a Lieutenant Colonel. Pat served in South Vietnam with the HHC 1/5 Cavalry, 1st Cav Division between November 1968 and April 1969 in Tay Ninh, at LZ Dolly, and other areas as a Logistics and Administrative Officer and Company Executive Officer, and with B Co., 27th Maintenance Battalion, 1st Cav Division, from April to October 1969 as a Logistics Company Commander at Quan Loi (LZ Andy). Pat retired in 1991 as a Lieutenant Colonel after a long and distinguished career including assignments in the Pentagon, as Commander of a maintenance battalion in Germany, and in Berlin as Chief Logistics Officer for U.S. Forces Berlin. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Patrick Curry,  15 July 2005, Patrick Curry Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0434>.
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OH0434, Patrick Curry Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Aug 2005[Updated: 20 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0375
Record Number
202314
Title
Interview with Van Davidson
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Van Michael Davidson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Van Michael Davidson, originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971 and from 1974 to 1981 and in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1971 to 1973 and again from 1981 until 1996. In South Vietnam, Mike served as an Advisor to the ARVN 9th Armor Division in July 1970 and then as IV Corps Information Officer for MACV in Can Tho from July 1970 until June 1971. He returned to the U.S. in 1971 and went on to obtain a law degree from the University of Mississippi and practice law for the U.S. Army and in the private sector. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Van Davidson,  Undated, Van Michael Davidson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0375>.
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OH0375, Van Michael Davidson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0274
Record Number
116796
Title
Interview with Donald Davis
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Donald McRae Davis Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) Donald M. Davis, originally from Tulia, Texas served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 until 1969. He was stationed at CCK AB in Taiwan with the 345th Tactical Airlift Squadron for 14 months in 1967 and 1968 as a C130 Aircraft Commander. Operating out of Tuy Hoa, Don flew 458 airlift missions in South Vietnam and Thailand. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Donald Davis,  Undated, Donald McRae Davis Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0274>.
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OH0274, Donald McRae Davis Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0211
Record Number
71634
Title
Interview with Robert Scott Dawson
Interview Date
14 September 2001 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1967 - 12/31/1969]
Collection
Robert Scott Dawson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:06:48 min/sec
Description
(USMC) Scott Dawson served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. He served as a rifleman with A Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment in Quang Tri and Hue. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Robert Scott Dawson,  14 September 2001, Robert Scott Dawson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0211>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0211, Robert Scott Dawson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 May 2002[Updated: 21 May 2010]

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Item Number
OH0183
Record Number
35565
Title
Interview with Dan Decker
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Dan Decker Collection
Association
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Brotherhood
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:24:33 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Dan Decker served as a technician and supervisor at 432 AMS, INS/FLR Shop, Udorn RTAFB, in 1970. Interview conducted by Kim Sawyer. (This interview was made possible through grants from The Helen Jones Foundation and The CH Foundation).
Citation
Interview with Dan Decker,  Undated, Dan Decker Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0183>.
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OH0183, Dan Decker Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 20 Feb 2006]

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Item Number
OH0262
Record Number
112450
Title
Interview with Alfred DeMailo
Interview Date
Undated [Inclusive Dates: 4/0/1967 - 8/0/1971]
Collection
Alfred DeMailo Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:11:04 min/sec
Description
(USA) Al DeMailo served with the United States Army in Vietnam from April 1967 to April 1968 as a Huey gunship pilot with the 1st Cavalry Division. He returned to Vietnam in January 1970 where he again served with 1st Cavalry Division as a Cobra Gunship pilot. He participated in the Tet Offensive, Cambodian Incursion, and Lam Son 719. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Alfred DeMailo,  Undated, Alfred DeMailo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0262>.
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OH0262, Alfred DeMailo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Feb 2003[Updated: 2 Mar 2007]
Item Number
OH0126
Record Number
37015
Title
Interview with Richard Detra
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 July 2000
Collection
Richard (Dick) Detra Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:23:26 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Richard (Dick) Detra describes his experiences as a door gunner with the 188th Assault Helicopter Company.
Citation
Interview with Richard Detra,  1 July 2000, Richard (Dick) Detra Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0126>.
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OH0126, Richard (Dick) Detra Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 9 Nov 2009]

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Item Number
OH0289
Record Number
70392
Title
Interview with Joseph Donald
Interviewer
Richard Verrrone
Interview Date
17 April 2003
Collection
Joseph Donald Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:42:21 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Joseph Donald, originally from Cleveland, Ohio served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 until 1970. In Southeast Asia, he served as a C-130 mechanic at Udorn RTAB with the 37th Air Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) in 1966 and 1967, at Tuy Hoa with the 39th AARS in 1967, at Cam Ranh Bay with the 438th Military Airlift Wing in 1968, at CCK AB, Taiwan, with the 314th Tactical Air Command in 1968 and 1969, and at Udorn RTAB with the 7th Airborne Command Center. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Joseph Donald,  17 April 2003, Joseph Donald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0289>.
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OH0289, Joseph Donald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 25 Apr 2003[Updated: 23 Jan 2008]

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Item Number
OH0169
Record Number
37018
Title
Interview with Phil Dorsey
Interview Date
30 April 2001
Collection
Phil Dorsey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:38:87 min/sec
Description
(USA) Phil Dorsey served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as a Health Care Administrator with the 71st Evacuation Hospital in Pleiku. Interview conducted by Kim Sawyer.
Citation
Interview with Phil Dorsey,  30 April 2001, Phil Dorsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0169>.
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OH0169, Phil Dorsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0568
Record Number
414787
Title
Interview with Richard Stephen Drake
Interviewer
Tim Lattiser
Interview Date
23 January 2006
Collection
Richard Stephen Drake Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:44:57 hr/min/sec
Description
Richard Drake discusses his experiences as a truck driver in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps.
Citation
Interview with Richard Stephen Drake,  23 January 2006, Richard Stephen Drake Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0568>.
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OH0568, Richard Stephen Drake Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Feb 2008[Updated: 29 May 2009]

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Item Number
OH0206
Record Number
94083
Title
Interview with Ralph Dresser
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
25 January 2002
Collection
Ralph Dresser Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:58:03 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Col. Ralph Dresser volunteered to go to Vietnam as the commander in the Ranch Hand Defoliation Squadron. He was going to fly C-123 cargo planes. Colonel Dresser left for Vietnam in November of 1965 and returned to the United States November 1966. In 1968 he volunteered to go back to Vietnam with an A-37 squadron as an operations officer and he also served as an advisor to a Vietnamese fighter wing in Vinh Tau. In 1972 Colonel Dresser took a maintenance team to Iran to dismantle F-5s and took them to give to the Vietnamese. Col. Ralph Dresser retired from the Air Force in 1982.
Citation
Interview with Ralph Dresser,  25 January 2002, Ralph Dresser Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0206>.
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OH0206, Ralph Dresser Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2002[Updated: 18 Jul 2008]

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Item Number
OH0171
Record Number
37024
Title
Interview with Tony Durizzi
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
3 May 2001
Collection
Tony Durizzi Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:38:26 min/sec
Description
(Air America, CAT, SAT) Tony Durizzi flew with Air America, CAT, and SAT from 1960 to 1968. He served in Vientiane from 1960 to 1965 as a Captain on C-46, C-123, Caribou, and T-28. His missions included supply airdrops and other support missions. He then served in Tachikawa, Japan, from 1965-1968, as a Captain of a DC-6, C-46, and DC-4 and later served in Naha, Okinawa as Captain of a P2V-7 (Skyhook). Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Tony Durizzi,  3 May 2001, Tony Durizzi Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0171>.
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OH0171, Tony Durizzi Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Dec 2001[Updated: 19 Jan 2011]

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Item Number
OH0331
Record Number
160900
Title
Interview with William F. Eads
Interviewer
Laura Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
William F. Eads Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:24:42 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) William F. Eads was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1943. His father, a US Navy serviceman, was at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Bill enlisted in the US Air Force in 1962. He completed Basic Training at Lackland AFB and aircraft maintenance training at Sheppard AFB. In 1963-65 Bill was based in Japan where he supported KB-50 tanker aircraft and visited many bases in Australia and Southeast Asia, including Vietnam. He was also TDY at Udorn, Thailand, for two months in late 1964. After serving in the US, Bill returned to Udorn in August 1967. He was then TDY to Pakse and Vientiane, Laos, until May 1968. Bill's Air Force career also included a tour at Andrews AFB (1968-70) and two tours in Ankara, Turkey (1978-80, 1981-82).
Citation
Interview with William F. Eads,  No Date, William F. Eads Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0331>.
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OH0331, William F. Eads Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2004[Updated: 21 May 2010]

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Item Number
OH0554
Record Number
413666
Title
Interview with W. (Bill) V. East
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
12 January 2007
Collection
William East
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:16:14 hr/min/sec
Description
William East discusses his experiences during his three tours in Vietnam. East served as part of the U.S. Marine Corps security detachment in Saigon in 1961, and then returned to Vietnam in 1965 to serve multiple tours with Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams. East participated in events including the Tet Offensive of 1968, the seige of Khe Sanh, and operation in the A Shau Valley. East returned to Vietnam in 1975 and participated in the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.
Citation
Interview with W. (Bill) V. East,  12 January 2007, William East, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0554>.
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OH0554, William East, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 2 Aug 2013]

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Item Number
OH0628
Record Number
425503
Title
Interview with Ted Engelmann
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
22 August 2008
Collection
Ted Engelmann Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:47:30 hr/min/sec
Description
Engelmann discusses his experiences with 19th and 22nd TASS in South Vietnam from March 1968 through March 1969.
Citation
Interview with Ted Engelmann,  22 August 2008, Ted Engelmann Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0628>.
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OH0628, Ted Engelmann Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 23 Sep 2008[Updated: 17 Jun 2014]

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Item Number
OH0506
Record Number
315988
Title
Interview with Ralph C. Erchinger
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
20 December 2005
Collection
Ralph C. Erchinger Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:11:38 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) - Ralph Erchinger, who was born in Hammond, IN, in 1930 and grew up in Calumet, IN, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 until 1982 and retired a Colonel. COL Erchinger was trained in and flew multiple aircraft throughout his career including the T-34, T-28, SA-16 (later the HU-16), C-47, CV-2 (Caribou), and C-130. In 1956 and 1957, at Vance AB in Enid, OK, he was part of the last class to train in the B-25. COL Erchinger first served in Southeast Asia between 1957 and 1960 as part of the 31st Air Rescue Squadron based out of Clark AB in the Philippines and then again in 1966 and 1967 as part of the 61st Aviation Company, 536th Tactical Airlift Squadron, in Vung Tau, South Vietnam. There he was a Caribou Pilot, Flight Commander, and served as Chief of Training. COL Erchinger retired from the Air Force on April 23, 1982.
Citation
Interview with Ralph C. Erchinger,  20 December 2005, Ralph C. Erchinger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0506>.
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OH0506, Ralph C. Erchinger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Mar 2006[Updated: 24 Sep 2012]

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Item Number
OH0085
Record Number
37219
Title
Interview with Keith Erdman
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
26 February 2001
Collection
Keith Erdman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:48:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) Keith Erdman served with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He initially served with C Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division in I CTZ in Da Nang and along the Laotian border. He later served as an Advisor to the Vietnamese Police Field Forces.
Citation
Interview with Keith Erdman,  26 February 2001, Keith Erdman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0085>.
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OH0085, Keith Erdman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0333
Record Number
142023
Title
Interview with Tom Esslinger
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Interview Date
21 August 2003
Collection
John Thomas Esslinger Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:23:15 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) John Thomas "Tom" Esslinger, originally from Ephrata, Pennsylvannia served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966 until 1970. Tom went to Vietnam in September 1967 and served with India Company and Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines, and operated out of Camp Evans. In December 1967, his unit was sent to Khe Sanh where it eventually occuppied Hill 881 South during the 77-day seige. After Khe Sanh, from April to July 1968, Tom, as CO of India Co., operated out of Quang Tri City and then west of Da Nang running various missions. In early August, he was made Assistant S-3 with the 3/26 Marines and served in that capacity until completing his 13-month tour in October 1968.
Citation
Interview with Tom Esslinger,  21 August 2003, John Thomas Esslinger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0333>.
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OH0333, John Thomas Esslinger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Sep 2003[Updated: 28 Apr 2008]

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Item Number
OH0303
Record Number
416310
Title
Interview with Robert Evans
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
19 April 2003
Collection
Robert Evans Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:59:35 hr/min/sec
Description
Bob Evans discusses his experiences as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Robert Evans,  19 April 2003, Robert Evans Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0303>.
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OH0303, Robert Evans Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 24 Mar 2008[Updated: 1 Feb 2012]

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Item Number
OH0233
Record Number
103658
Title
Interview with Myron Everton
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
31 October 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1949 - 12/31/1972]
Collection
Myron Everton Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:30:21 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Myron M. Everton, originally from Columbia, North Carolina served in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 until 1972. During World War II, Myron served in the U.S. Maritime Service. In 1949, he volunteered for the U.S. Air Force in which he trained in B-25s, B-29s, served as a flight instructor, a professor of Air Sciences in the University of Cincinnati Air Force ROTC program, obtained a MA in Education, School Administration, and served in Panama as Assistant Training Officer. In 1967, Myron was sent to Mactan AB, Philippines, as a C-130 Aircraft Commander in the 774th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing. He flew his missions in Vietnam out of Than Son Nhut AB, Saigon, and served there as Aircraft Commander, Forward Airlift Operations Officer, and Operations Liason with the 834th Air Division. In Vietnam, he successfully completed 392 combat missions. Myron retired from the USAF in 1972 as a Lieutenant Colonel. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Myron Everton,  31 October 2002, Myron Everton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0233>.
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OH0233, Myron Everton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Nov 2002[Updated: 15 Jan 2010]

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Item Number
OH0015
Record Number
37590
Title
Interview with Edward Feldman
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 November 2000
Collection
Edward Feldman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
9:45:08 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Edward Feldman,  1 November 2000, Edward Feldman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0015>.
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OH0015, Edward Feldman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 Jan 2008]

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Item Number
OH0022
Record Number
35566
Title
Interview with Nikki Fillipi
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
2 February 2001
Collection
Nikki Fillipi Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:01:49 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA, Air America) Nikki Fillipi joined the US Army in 1955 and served in military intelligence. He later attended Army helicopter flight training and served with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam in 1965. While in Vietnam, he participated in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley and also served in the Mekong Delta supporting ARVN operations. Nikki resigned from the Army in 1966 and joined Air America. He served with Air America in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam from 1967 to 1975 and participated in the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.
Citation
Interview with Nikki Fillipi,  2 February 2001, Nikki Fillipi Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0022>.
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OH0022, Nikki Fillipi Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 19 Jan 2011]

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Item Number
OH0298
Record Number
415921
Title
Interview with Dale A. Fillmore
Interviewer
Steve Maxner
Interview Date
19 April 2003
Collection
Dale Fillmore Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:19:03 hr/min/sec
Description
Dale Fillmore served two tours of duty in Vietnam, 1967-1971. He served with Company B, 229th Battalion, Ist Cavalry as a communications officer, then with the 242nd Aviation Company in Cu Chi.
Citation
Interview with Dale A. Fillmore,  19 April 2003, Dale Fillmore Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0298>.
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OH0298, Dale Fillmore Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Mar 2008[Updated: 1 Feb 2012]

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Item Number
OH0161
Record Number
37592
Title
Interview with John C. Fischer
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
10 April 2001
Collection
J. C. Fischer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:00:11 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview JC Fischer describes his experiences as a MACV advisor to the 17th Riverboat Company of the South Vietnamese Navy. Fischer served in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam and was in country from late 1967 until later 1968.
Citation
Interview with John C. Fischer,  10 April 2001, J. C. Fischer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0161>.
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OH0161, J. C. Fischer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Dec 2001[Updated: 16 Mar 2010]

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Item Number
OH0280
Record Number
118682
Title
Interview with Robert Fischer
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Robert Fischer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) Robert H. Fischer, originally from Abington, Pennsylvania, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 until 1969. Between 1962 and 1965, based out of Tachikawa, Japan, he flew cargo missions in the C-124 around Southeast Asia, including missions into the Republic of South Vietnam. From 1965 until 1967, he flew C-141s out of Dover AFB all over the world, including stops in South Vietnam. Bob went to Vietnam in July 1967 as part of the 12th Air Commando Squadron stationed at Bien Hoa as a RANCH HAND Pilot and Chief Pilot. During his year in country, he flew 400 spray and cargo missions. Bob is a 1960 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and serevd in the Air Force Reserve from 1969 until 1990. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Robert Fischer,  Undated, Robert Fischer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0280>.
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OH0280, Robert Fischer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Mar 2003[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0627
Record Number
423819
Title
Interview with Charles Galbach
Interviewer
Jason Stewart
Interview Date
14 August 2008
Collection
Galbach
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:16:33 hr/min/sec
Description
Charles Galbach served as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) with the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron (TASS) at Danang, South Vietnam from May 1967 to May 1968.
Citation
Interview with Charles Galbach,  14 August 2008, Galbach, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0627>.
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OH0627, Galbach, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 25 Aug 2008[Updated: 9 Jun 2014]

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Item Number
OH0185
Record Number
37600
Title
Interview with Richard Gamez
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
08 July 2000
Collection
Richard Gamez Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Citation
Interview with Richard Gamez,  08 July 2000, Richard Gamez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0185>.
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OH0185, Richard Gamez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Dec 2001[Updated: 10 Apr 2014]

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Item Number
OH0028
Record Number
35569
Title
Interview with Norman Gardner
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
14 March 2001
Collection
Norman Gardner Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:06:00 min/sec
Description
(USA, CIA) Norm Gardner served with the 5th Special Forces Group near Nha Trang, Republic of Vietnam, from 1965 to 1966. He then went to work for the Central Intelligence Agency and served in Laos. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Norman Gardner,  14 March 2001, Norman Gardner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0028>.
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OH0028, Norman Gardner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 19 Jan 2011]

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Item Number
OH0432
Record Number
283863
Title
Interview with William Giles
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
30 June 2005
Collection
William Giles Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:40:10 hr/min/sec
Description
USA - William 'Bill' Giles was born in Chicago IL and attended school there, graduating from St. Elizabeth's High School in 1960. He earned an undergraduate degree in 1964 and was studying pharmacy at the University of Illinois when he was drafted. He entered the Army in 1967, was trained as a medic at Ft Sam Houston TX, and arrived in Vietnam in September 1967. He was assigned to the 12th Evac Hospital at Cu Chi, where he worked as an emergency room medic, including during the Tet Offensive. Returning to the US, Bill completed his pharmacy studies and worked as a pharmacist in Illinois and California until retiring in 1998.
Citation
Interview with William Giles,  30 June 2005, William Giles Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0432>.
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OH0432, William Giles Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0002
Record Number
35571
Title
Interview with Joe Gilligan
Interviewer
Gary Hayes
Interview Date
4 June 2000
Collection
Joe Gilligan Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
00:44:33 min/sec
Citation
Interview with Joe Gilligan,  4 June 2000, Joe Gilligan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0002>.
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OH0002, Joe Gilligan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0377
Record Number
202346
Title
Interview with Tony Gleaton
Interviewer
Richard B. Varrone, PhD
Interview Date
19 August 2004
Collection
Tony Gleaton Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:24:53 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) Tony Gleaton, originally from Detroit, Michigan, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967 until 1970. While based at Camp Hansen in Okinawa before deploying to South Vietnam, Tony volunteered to go to Khe Sanh in the middle of the siege. Upon exiting the aircraft upon landing, he was wounded by a mortar and evacuated to Japan for recovery. Once recovered, Tony went to the RVN in May 1968 and served first as the Battalion commander's radioman for 1st Battalion, 1st Marines in I Corps until July and then as a ground Forward Air Controller attached to Alpha Company, 1/4 Marines, until November 1968 when he left Vietnam. Today, Tony is a world renowned photographer whose books and exhibits have helped expose the world of the minority peoples of the western United States and the people of Mexico and Central and South America.
Citation
Interview with Tony Gleaton,  19 August 2004, Tony Gleaton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0377>.
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OH0377, Tony Gleaton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Sep 2004[Updated: 26 Nov 2010]

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Item Number
OH0740
Record Number
455337
Title
Interview with Jerry Goller
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
15 January 2010
Collection
Jerry Goller Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:21:51 hr/min/sec
Description
Jerry Goller discusses his experiences in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, 1966-1968. Goller served as an infantryman with Kilo Company, 3/3 Marines, and later served in Combined Action Platoons Poppa 5 and Romeo 5 and 6. Goller also participated in the Battle for Cam Lo during the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Citation
Interview with Jerry Goller,  15 January 2010, Jerry Goller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0740>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0740, Jerry Goller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 23 Feb 2010

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Item Number
OH0348
Record Number
167939
Title
Interview with Seldon Graham
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
10 March 2004
Collection
Seldon Graham Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:39:36 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Seldon Graham was born in Franklin TX in 1926 and was drafted in 1944. He completed Basic Training at Camp Wolters TX and Officer Candidate School at Ft Benning GA. He served as an infantry officer in Korea 1946-47 and entered the US Military Academy at West Point in 1947, graduating in 1951. He was assigned to the 112th Regiment in Germany, and resigned from the Regular Army in 1954 to accept a permanent commission in the Army Reserve. He graduated from the Command and General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth KS, and in 1970 from the Law School at the University of Texas at Austin. He became an attorney with the oil industry in Texas while also serving brief active duty tours at the Pentagon, including with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff-Logistics (1964-68) and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff-Operations (1971-79). I
Citation
Interview with Seldon Graham,  10 March 2004, Seldon Graham Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0348>.
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OH0348, Seldon Graham Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 17 Mar 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0187
Record Number
37619
Title
Interview with Thomas Green
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
21 September 2001
Collection
Thomas Green Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:47:52 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Thomas Green describes his experiences as a crew chief with the 2nd Battalion of the 17th Air Cavalry.
Citation
Interview with Thomas Green,  21 September 2001, Thomas Green Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0187>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0187, Thomas Green Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Dec 2001[Updated: 25 Dec 2009]

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Item Number
OH0292
Record Number
124566
Title
Interview with Bryan Grigsby
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Bryan Grigsby Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Bryan K. Grigsby, originally from Gainesville, Florida served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1970. Bryan served with the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) and was based out of Ft. Schafter, Hawaii. As a DASPO Still Photographer and Sound Specialist, he went TDY to Asia on five occasions: once to Thailand (1968), twice to South Korea (1967 and 1968), and twice to South Vietnam (February-May 1968 and June-August 1969). In May 1968, in South Vietnam, Bryan was awarded the Silver Star for his actions while shooting combat during post-Tet Offensive action. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Bryan Grigsby,  Undated, Bryan Grigsby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0292>.
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OH0292, Bryan Grigsby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 9 May 2003[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0078
Record Number
37621
Title
Interview with Frank Gutierrez
Interviewer
Kim Sawyer
Interview Date
24 January 2001
Collection
Frank Gutierrez Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:15:57 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Frank Gutierrez served in Vietnam from 1967-1970 in the 27th Infantry, 25th Division and the 576th Ordnance Co. as a rifleman, Field Wireman and Ordnance Specialist at Cu Chi and Long Binh. Mr. Gutierrez participated in the TET OFFENSIVE '68. (This interview was made possible through grants from the Helen Jones and CH Foundations).
Citation
Interview with Frank Gutierrez,  24 January 2001, Frank Gutierrez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0078>.
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OH0078, Frank Gutierrez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0247
Record Number
107568
Title
Interview with Elmer Hale
Interview Date
09 December 2002
Collection
Elmer Hale Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:41:02 min/sec
Description
(USA) Elmer D. Hale, originally from Lawrenceville, Illinois served in the U.S. Army in 1967 and 1968 as an infantryman with C Co., 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division in the Central Highlands area. He took part in the aftermath of the TET OFFENSIVE in and around Kontum and in the fight for Chu Moor Mountain in April 1968. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Elmer Hale,  09 December 2002, Elmer Hale Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0247>.
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OH0247, Elmer Hale Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Dec 2002[Updated: 24 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0311
Record Number
132963
Title
Interview with William Hancock
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
William Hancock Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USMC) William R. Hancock, originally from Cincinnati, Ohio served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966 until 1969. Bill went to South Vietnam in March 1967 and served as a rifleman in Hotel Company, 2/26th Marines, until April 1968. With Hotel Co., he took part in numerous combat operations including HICKORY, LIBERTY I and II, COVE, and SCOTLAND at Khe Sanh during the 77-day siege. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with William Hancock,  Undated, William Hancock Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0311>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0311, William Hancock Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 7 Jul 2003[Updated: 5 May 2010]
Item Number
OH0544
Record Number
414513
Title
Interview with James Haney
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 July 2006
Collection
Reverend James Haney Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:52:06 hr/min/sec
Description
Chaplain Haney served from 1969-1970 with the Naval support activity Detachment at Chulai, Republic of Vietnam as chaplain
Citation
Interview with James Haney,  11 July 2006, Reverend James Haney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0544>.
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OH0544, Reverend James Haney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0293
Record Number
128552
Title
Interview with John Hargesheimer
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
03 May 2003
Collection
John Hargesheimer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:08:04 min/sec
Description
(USMC) John M. Hargesheimer, originally from Jeffersonville, Indiana served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966 until 1968. John went to South Vietnam in November 1967 and was assigned to the 3rd Anti-Tank Battalion, Ontos Co., stationed at Phu Bai. He was at Khe Sanh from January until April 1968 with A Company, 3rd Anti-Tank Battalion, as an armorer. From April until December 1968, John was stationed out of Quang Tri from where he went out around I Corps to repair weapons as an armorer. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with John Hargesheimer,  03 May 2003, John Hargesheimer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0293>.
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OH0293, John Hargesheimer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Jun 2003[Updated: 1 Feb 2012]

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Item Number
OH0616
Record Number
420369
Title
Interview with William H. Harper
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
01 July 2008
Collection
William H. Harper Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:49:39 hr/min/sec
Description
US Army Colonel William H. Harper (ret.) discusses his experiences as battalion commander of the 13th and 307th Combat Aviation Battalions in IV Corps in 1967. Harper was a pilot primarily flying helicopters in the Mekong Delta.
Citation
Interview with William H. Harper,  01 July 2008, William H. Harper Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0616>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0616, William H. Harper Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Jul 2008[Updated: 31 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0030
Record Number
35579
Title
Interview with Michael Harris
Interview Date
22 August 2000
Collection
Michael Harris Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USN) Michael Harris served with the United States Navy in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He served as a radioman and machine gunner with Task Force 117 of the Mobile Riverine Force. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Michael Harris,  22 August 2000, Michael Harris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0030>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0030, Michael Harris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 4 Apr 2006]

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Item Number
OH0105
Record Number
35581
Title
Interview with John Haseman
Interviewer
Gary Hayes
Interview Date
21 June 2000
Collection
John Haseman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:45:00 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) John Haseman served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a Military Intelligence Officer and Advisor.
Citation
Interview with John Haseman,  21 June 2000, John Haseman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0105>.
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OH0105, John Haseman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0624
Record Number
422990
Title
Interview with Earl Hayes
Interviewer
Dennis Berger
Interview Date
4 August 2008
Collection
Earl Hayes Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
32:03 min/sec
Description
Earl Hayes served with the 101st Airborne Division in I Corps.
Citation
Interview with Earl Hayes,  4 August 2008, Earl Hayes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0624>.
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OH0624, Earl Hayes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Aug 2008[Updated: 8 Apr 2009]

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Item Number
OH0173
Record Number
37756
Title
Interview with Russel Hiett
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
9 May 2001
Collection
Russel M. Hiett Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:48:29 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Russel Hiett,  9 May 2001, Russel M. Hiett Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0173>.
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OH0173, Russel M. Hiett Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 27 May 2008]

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Item Number
OH0040
Record Number
415597
Title
Interview with James Hill
Interviewer
Steve Maxner
Interview Date
08 September 2003
Collection
James Hill Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:20:11 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) General Hill graduated from Trinity University and Army ROTC in 1968. After receiving his commission, he went to Ranger school and jump school. In October 1969 General Hill left for Vietnam and when he arrived he was assigned to the 101st Replacement Company, Alpha commander. He left Vietnam and returned to the United States in October of 1970.
Citation
Interview with James Hill,  08 September 2003, James Hill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0040>.
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OH0040, James Hill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0066
Record Number
35909
Title
Interview with Michael Hoffman
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
17 October 2000
Collection
Michael Hoffman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:12:20 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Michael Hoffman served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam and Thailand from 1971 to 1972. He served as an F-4 crew chief.
Citation
Interview with Michael Hoffman,  17 October 2000, Michael Hoffman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0066>.
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OH0066, Michael Hoffman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Nov 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0166
Record Number
37747
Title
Interview with David Holdorf
Interview Date
28 March 2001
Collection
David Holdorf Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:27:01 min/sec
Description
(USA) David Holdorf served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He served as a Mechanic with the7/15th Field Artillery. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with David Holdorf,  28 March 2001, David Holdorf Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0166>.
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OH0166, David Holdorf Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 7 Oct 2004]

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Item Number
OH0195
Record Number
71656
Title
Interview with James Holt
Interview Date
12 November 2001 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1968 - 12/31/1969]
Collection
James Holt Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:30:51 min/sec
Description
(USA) James Holt served with the US Army in Vietnam from 1968-1969. He was assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment where he served as a crewmember and commander of an M-113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC). Interview conducted by Jonathan Bernstein.
Citation
Interview with James Holt,  12 November 2001, James Holt Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0195>.
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OH0195, James Holt Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 May 2002[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0039
Record Number
37764
Title
Interview with Michael Horton
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Michael Horton Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:26:47 min/sec
Description
(USA) Lieutenant Horton served in Vietnam from 1970-1971 as an Executive Officer in the United States Army. He discusses the ROTC at Texas Tech University, his service as Executive Officer of the 1st Armor Division, 10th Cavalry Division and his command of the 518th Transportation Detachment. He examines "fragging", the drug problem, the Republic of Korean troops, R&R and the effects of the William Calley trial. Finally, Lieutenant Horton discusses his return to the US, the anti-war movement, and the relationship between Vietnam veterans and Vietnam-era veterans. Interview conducted by Monty Alan Hostetler.
Citation
Interview with Michael Horton,  Undated, Michael Horton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0039>.
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OH0039, Michael Horton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 7 Oct 2004]

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Item Number
OH0504
Record Number
413679
Title
Interview with John Hubenthal
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
15 December 2005
Collection
John Hubenthal Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:31:57 hr/min/sec
Description
Dr. John Hubenthal discusses his experineces as a Conscientious Objector, serving as an Army medic in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with John Hubenthal,  15 December 2005, John Hubenthal Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0504>.
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OH0504, John Hubenthal Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 17 Jun 2008]

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Item Number
OH0057
Record Number
37767
Title
Interview with Sanford B. Hunt
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Sanford B. Hunt III Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USMC) Sanford Hunt joined the United States Marine Corps in 1940. He enlisted in the Marine Corp in 1940 as a radio operator and became an officer in 1942. He discusses his activities during the Second World War and his decision to become a career military officer. Hunt served one and one-half years at the 3rd Amphibious Corps in Da Nang, South Vietnam, as Corps Communication Officer and later as Assistant Chief of Staff to the Army General in charge of communications. Interview conducted by Wynne Whiting.
Citation
Interview with Sanford B. Hunt,  Undated, Sanford B. Hunt III Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0057>.
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OH0057, Sanford B. Hunt III Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 25 Dec 2009]

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Item Number
OH0546
Record Number
347021
Title
Interview with Michael Igoe
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
01 December 2006
Collection
Michael Igoe Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
11:49:43 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview, U.S. Army veteran Mike Igoe discusses his experiences as a Military Police Sentry Dog handler. Igoe served in Pleiku and Ban Me Thout during his tour in Vietnam, 1968-1969.
Citation
Interview with Michael Igoe,  01 December 2006, Michael Igoe Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0546>.
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OH0546, Michael Igoe Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 28 Aug 2006[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0246
Record Number
107558
Title
Interview with Gary Jackson
Interview Date
06 December 2002
Collection
Gary Jackson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:32:37 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Gary R. Jackson, originally from Beaver, Oregon served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 until 1971. After his basic and advanced training in 1962, he was a Weapons Controller (Intercept Director) in the Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) air defense network at the Phoenix Air Defense Sector, Luke AFB (Arizona), until 1966. In 1966 and 1967, Gary underwent his pilot training at Reese AFB (Texas) and Stewart AFB (Tennessee). He was assigned to the 50th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 314th Tactical Airlift Wing at Ching Chuan Kang Air Base, Taiwan, as a C130E pilot in July 1967. Gary served two tours there and flew over 100 airlift missions and over 800 sorties in Vietnam. He left Taiwan in July 1969 and went to the 779th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Pope AFB (North Carolina) where he eventually retired from the USAF in 1971. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Gary Jackson,  06 December 2002, Gary Jackson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0246>.
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OH0246, Gary Jackson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Dec 2002[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0275
Record Number
117169
Title
Interview with Ray Janes
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
07 March 2003
Collection
Ray Janes Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:34:55 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Ray Janes,  07 March 2003, Ray Janes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0275>.
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OH0275, Ray Janes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 17 Mar 2003[Updated: 6 Mar 2008]

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Item Number
OH0507
Record Number
343653
Title
Interview with Barbara Ann Weathers Geoghegan Johns
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Barbara Ann Weathers Geoghegan Johns Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Barbara Ann Weathers Geoghegan Johns,  Undated, Barbara Ann Weathers Geoghegan Johns Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0507>.
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OH0507, Barbara Ann Weathers Geoghegan Johns Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Aug 2006[Updated: 2 Oct 2007]

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Item Number
OH0086
Record Number
33168
Title
Interview with Sam Johnson
Interview Date
12 March 2001
Collection
Sam Johnson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:41:23 min/sec
Description
(USAF) (POW) Congressman Sam Johnson served two tours with the USAF in Vietnam. During his first tour (1965-1966) he served at MACV headquarters in Saigon in the Emergency Action Center. During his second tour (1966-1973) he served in Ubon, Thailand, flying an F-4 on trail interdiction and bombing missions in Laos and North Vietnam. Congressman Johnson was shot down while flying over North Vietnam 1966 and he spent nearly seven years as a Prisoner of War. Three of those years were spent in solitary confinement. Congressman Johnson is also author of, "Captive Warriors", which details his POW experience. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Sam Johnson,  12 March 2001, Sam Johnson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0086>.
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OH0086, Sam Johnson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Sep 2001[Updated: 3 Nov 2010]

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Item Number
OH0374
Record Number
202102
Title
Interview with Charles Julienne
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
05 August 2004
Collection
Charles Julienne Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USN) Charles Julienne was born in Hayward CA in 1933. He enlisted in the Navy in 1952, completing Basic Training and the Navy's Dental Technician School in San Diego. He also trained at the Dental Prosthetic Technician School at San Diego and then served at the Dental Clinic, Camp Pendleton, and at the Marine Corps Base dental clinic at Barstow CA. In 1956 he entered the Naval Reserves, completed his undergraduate and dental degrees, and was commissioned in the Navy in 1963. As an active duty dental officer Charles was posted to Newfoundland and in 1965-67 to NAS Virginia Beach VA, where he worked to get A-6 squadron personnel 'dental ready' for service in Vietnam. In 1967 Charles was assigned to the USS Tutuila and deployed to Vietnam, first based at An Thoi and later at Vung Tau. He regularly participated in MEDCAPs programs with Vietnamese civilians. Charles remained with the US Navy until his retirement in 1988. Since 1990 he has been a faculty member at the Dental School, University of Southern California.
Citation
Interview with Charles Julienne,  05 August 2004, Charles Julienne Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0374>.
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OH0374, Charles Julienne Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 3 Sep 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0159
Record Number
37769
Title
Interview with Bobbie Keith
Interview Date
11 April 2001
Collection
Bobbie Keith Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:06:48 min/sec
Description
(USAID, AFVNTV) Bobbie Keith served with USAID and Armed Forces Vietnam Television in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. She served as a secretary with USAID and was known as "Bobbie the Weather Girl" on AFVNTV. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Bobbie Keith,  11 April 2001, Bobbie Keith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0159>.
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OH0159, Bobbie Keith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 20 Feb 2006]

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Item Number
OH0231
Record Number
102496
Title
Interview with Jack Keith
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
24 October 2002
Collection
Jack Keith Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:48:15 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Jack L. Keith, originally from Muskegon, Michigan served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 until 1973. As a fighter pilot, he was stationed at many different bases around the United States and overseas during his career, including time at Kessler Field, Maxwell Field/AFB, Andrews Field, Homestead AFB, Langley AFB, Naha AB, Okinawa, Kimpo and Suwon ABs, Republic of Korea, Erding AS, Munich, Germany, Toul Rosiers AB, France, RAF Wethersfield, United Kingdom, and Bien Hoa AB, South Vietnam. Jack served in the Korean War from June 1950 until June 1951 as a Liason Officer. He went to Vietnam in May 1967 as the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing Assistant Deputy Commander for Operations. Jack then took over as Commander of the 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron at Bien Hoa. He flew F-100Ds and successfully completed 156 combat missions during his tour in Vietnam. Jack left Vietnam in May 1968 and was stationed at Maxwell AFB and completed a year at the Air War College. He completed his thirty-year career at Langley AFB at Tactical Air Command Headquarters where he retired in January 1973. Note: The first and second pdf files of the interview listed below are the original version of the interview. The third pdf file below is the narrator's rewritten transcript.
Citation
Interview with Jack Keith,  24 October 2002, Jack Keith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0231>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0231, Jack Keith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Nov 2002[Updated: 18 Jul 2008]

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Item Number
OH0205
Record Number
93845
Title
Interview with Eric Kenney
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
22 January 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1965 - 11/30/1968]
Collection
Eric L. Kenney Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:18:28 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Eric Kenney,  22 January 2002, Eric L. Kenney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0205>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0205, Eric L. Kenney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 29 Aug 2002[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0412
Record Number
237648
Title
Interview with Wilson Key
Interviewer
Muhammad Khan
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Wilson D. Key Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:13:56 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Wilson Denver Key was born in and grew up in Wilkes County, North Carolina. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the class of 1963. Denver served in the Navy from 1963 until 1993, eleven of those years as a Navy pilot. In January 1967, after other assignments, he began service with VA-34, an A-4 Skyhawk squadron based at Cecil Field Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. VA-34 was assigned to USS Intrepid (CV-11) for deployment to Vietnam. Between June and November 1967, Denver flew bombing missions over North Vietnam in the A-4C Skyhawk. On 17 November 1967, he was shot down over North Vietnam, captured, and imprisoned at various locations in and around Hanoi until March 1973 when he was released. Interview conducted by Muhammad M. Khan on 5 November 2004 as part of his coursework at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Citation
Interview with Wilson Key,  No Date, Wilson D. Key Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0412>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0412, Wilson D. Key Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Jan 2005[Updated: 19 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0042
Record Number
37771
Title
Interview with Patrick King
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Pat King Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
00:58:29 min/sec
Description
(USMC) Patrick King served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Marine Corps after earning both Army Air Wings and Navy Air Wings. On his first tour, from July 1970 to February 1971, he flew helicopters with the HML-167 squadron in I Corps. During his second tour in 1973, he flew American POWs out of Hanoi upon their release. Interview conducted by Mark Taylor.
Citation
Interview with Patrick King,  Undated, Pat King Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0042>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0042, Pat King Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0179
Record Number
37772
Title
Interview with Curtis Knapp
Interview Date
14 May 2001
Collection
Curtis Knapp Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:54:52 min/sec
Description
(USA) Curtis Knapp served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He served as a helicopter pilot with the 101st Airborne Division where he flew Command and Control ships. He has an extensive slide collection. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Curtis Knapp,  14 May 2001, Curtis Knapp Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0179>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0179, Curtis Knapp Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 7 Oct 2004]

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Item Number
OH0879
Record Number
566965
Title
Interview with Norman C. Knodt
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
19 August 2013
Collection
Norman C. Knodt Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:08:19 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview, Norman C. Knodt discusses his experiences as a helicopter gunship pilot in Vietnam, January 1968 to January 1969. Knodt served with C Troop, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cavalry Division, flying UH-1B and UH-1C model gunships during the Tet Offensive of 1968, as well as in the A Shau Valley and later in III Corps.
Citation
Interview with Norman C. Knodt,  19 August 2013, Norman C. Knodt Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0879>.
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OH0879, Norman C. Knodt Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0448
Record Number
413677
Title
Interview with Robert Kreger
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
28 October 2005
Collection
Robert Kreger Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
12:48:36 hr/min/sec
Description
Robert Kreger discusses his experiences with the Special Forces in Vietnam, as well as his time as a rifle company commander with the 23rd Americal Division.
Citation
Interview with Robert Kreger,  28 October 2005, Robert Kreger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0448>.
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OH0448, Robert Kreger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 2 Jul 2009]

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Item Number
OH0270
Record Number
115321
Title
Interview with Kenneth Kruger
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Kenneth Kruger Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:21:13 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Kenneth S. Kruger, originally from Oakland, California served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 until 1966. He first went to Southeast Asia TDY in 1964 with the 347th Troop Carrier Squadron, 516th Troop Carrier Wing, Tactical Air Command, stationed in Okinawa. From there, Ken flew missions into South Vietnam as Aircraft Loadmaster on a C130E. He went back to SE Asia TDY in 1965, also as Aircraft Loadmaster on the C130E, with the 345th Troop Carrier Squadron, Pacific Air Forces, based at Ching Chong Kong AB, Taiwan, and flew missions in South Vietnam based out of Nha Trang. In total, Ken flew 250 combat cargo delivery missions in South Vietnam. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Kenneth Kruger,  Undated, Kenneth Kruger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0270>.
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OH0270, Kenneth Kruger Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Mar 2003[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0174
Record Number
37774
Title
Interview with Bert Kurland
Interview Date
1 January 2001
Collection
Bert Kurland Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
09:20:16 min/sec
Description
(USA, USAID) Bert Kurland served multiple tours with the US Army and USAID in Vietnam from 1967 until 1975. He served with US Army Special Forces as Deputy Commander, Operational Detachment B-43 in Kien Phong, MACV CORDS Advisor in Go Cong and Kien Hoa, Deputy Senior Advisor in Kien Phong, USAID Education Advisor on Go Cong, Chief New Life Development (NLD) and Refugee Advisor in Can Tho, and he worked in the War Victims Division in Saigon until 1975. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Bert Kurland,  1 January 2001, Bert Kurland Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0174>.
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OH0174, Bert Kurland Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 14 Dec 2001[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0414
Record Number
443704
Title
Interview with Leo LaBell
Interviewer
Kara Vuic
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Kara Dixon Vuic Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:40:33 hr/min/sec
Description
Leo LaBell served as a Nurse Anesthetist with the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Vietnam from 1968 until 1969.
Citation
Interview with Leo LaBell,  Undated, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0414>.
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OH0414, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Sep 2009[Updated: 5 Sep 2011]

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Item Number
OH0144
Record Number
94164
Title
Interview with James Laible
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
21 August 2002
Collection
James Laible Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:36:28 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) James Laible served with the US Army in Vietnam as a Medical Service Corps officer from 1967 to 1968. He served principally with the 4th Infantry Division.
Citation
Interview with James Laible,  21 August 2002, James Laible Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0144>.
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OH0144, James Laible Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Sep 2002[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0018
Record Number
38112
Title
Interview with Pete Lappin
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 September 2000
Collection
Pete Lappin Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
00:40:06 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Peter Lappin entered the United States Air Force in 1962. As an F-4 pilot he served with the 555th TFS and the 557th TFS. In Vietnam, he served as a FAC with the 23rd TASS as an O-2 pilot. In addition to bringing the first F-4s into Cam Ranh Bay, Lappin also participated in the rescue of STREETCAR 304 and OPERATION IGLOO WHITE.
Citation
Interview with Pete Lappin,  1 September 2000, Pete Lappin Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0018>.
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OH0018, Pete Lappin Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0360
Record Number
182962
Title
Interview with Robert Lathrop
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Robert Lathrop Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USMC) Robert G. Lathrop, originally from Walla Walla, Washington served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 until 1970 and the USMC Reserve from 1970 until 1972. He first went to South Vietnam in early 1968 as a pilot in the Navy Ferry Squadron 12 when he flew an A-4 from San Diego to Da Nang. He then went back to the RVN for a thirteen month tour, beginning in March 1968, and was stationed at Chu Lai with Marine Attack Squadron 311(VMA-311). Gene flew over 250 combat missions, 50 combat support missions, and served as the VMA-311 Intelligence Officer. He also served as an infantry Company Commander (H and HS 11) for two months before his tour ended in April 1969. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Robert Lathrop,  Undated, Robert Lathrop Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0360>.
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OH0360, Robert Lathrop Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0369
Record Number
189800
Title
Interview with Pauline Laurent
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
28 June 2004
Collection
Pauline Laurent Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(Civilian) Pauline Laurent was born in Illinois in 1945 and graduated from Red Bud High School in 1963. She studied at Southern Illinois University and in 1967 married Sgt. Howard E. Querry IV. Howard had enlisted in the US Army in 1966, completed Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood MO and Advanced at Ft. Ord CA. He attended Officer Candidate School and the Non-Commissioned Officer academy at Ft Benning GA, and served at Ft Jackson SC before being stationed in Vietnam in March 1968. Howard served with Co A, 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry of the 9th Infantry Division, and was killed in action on May 10, 1968 near Saigon. Pauline and Howard's daughter, Michelle, was born in July 1968. As a single mother and widow, Pauline coped with the loss of her husband by developing a grief counseling practice.
Citation
Interview with Pauline Laurent,  28 June 2004, Pauline Laurent Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0369>.
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OH0369, Pauline Laurent Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Jul 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0342
Record Number
236549
Title
Interview with William Laurie
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
20 January 2004
Collection
William Scott Laurie Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
13:40:28 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) William ('Bill') Laurie was born in 1945 in Highland Park IL, and graduated from Waukegon High School in 1963. He studied political science at Arizona State University where he was in the Army ROTC. Bill completed Infantry Officer Basic Training at Ft Benning GA, and after intelligence and Vietnamese language training he arrived in Vietnam in October 1971. Bill served with MACV Headwuarters until October 1972 as an intelligence analyst and ARVN liaison officer, with several TDY assignments in the Delta. In 1973 he returned to Vietnam as an analyst with the US Defense Attache's Office in Saigon. He remained in VIetnam until April 1975, when he assisted with the evacuation of American and South Vietnamese personnel. Bill remains active as a writer on the Vietnam war.
Citation
Interview with William Laurie,  20 January 2004, William Scott Laurie Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0342>.
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OH0342, William Scott Laurie Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Jan 2005[Updated: 10 Mar 2011]

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Item Number
OH0358
Record Number
180602
Title
Interview with Allan Lavelle
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
05 May 2004
Collection
Allan J. Lavelle Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) LTCOL Allan J. Lavelle was born in Denver CO in 1920. He developed an early interest in flying, and while attending Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia he entered the Civilian Pilot Training Program. During World War II he served as an aviation instructor for the Navy, and remained on active duty until 1945. In 1947 Al joined the Air Force Reserve, and was a public information officer before becoming an intelligence officer and receiving Russian language training. Al's postings included Japan and San Antonio TX, and he retired from the Air Force in 1964. From 1967 to 1973 Al worked in Vietnam for CORDS/AID as Director of Refugees and War Victims in III Corps. In the 1970s Al launched a successful teaching career, which included participation in an exchange program in the Soviet Union in 1975. He now lives in San Antonio TX.
Citation
Interview with Allan Lavelle,  05 May 2004, Allan J. Lavelle Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0358>.
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OH0358, Allan J. Lavelle Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 May 2004[Updated: 22 May 2008]
Item Number
OH0431
Record Number
413675
Title
Interview with William LeGro
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
23 June 2005
Collection
William E. LeGro Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
35:21:28 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Col. William E. LeGro describes his military career, which spanned from 1943 until 1977. Entering the military in 1943 as an enlisted soldier, LeGro served in the pacific duringWorld War II and left the military in 1945. In 1949, LeGro returned to the Army as an officer and retired with the rank of Colonel in 1977. During his career in the Army, LeGro served two tours in Vietnam: the first as a G2 with the First Infantry Division from March of 1966 until March of 1967, the second with the Defense Attache Office (DAO) in Saigon, from February of 1973 until the fall of Saigon in April of 1975.
Citation
Interview with William LeGro,  23 June 2005, William E. LeGro Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0431>.
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OH0431, William E. LeGro Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 21 May 2010]

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Item Number
OH0631
Record Number
424651
Title
Interview with Michael Little
Interviewer
Jason Stewart
Interview Date
29 August 2008
Collection
Michael Little Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:58:41 hr/min/sec
Description
Michael Little served with the 504th Military Police Battalion at Pleiku from August of 1967 to August of 1968. In this interview he discusses his combat experiences as well as his close ties to the Bahnar people.
Citation
Interview with Michael Little,  29 August 2008, Michael Little Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0631>.
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OH0631, Michael Little Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0244
Record Number
106800
Title
Interview with Ronald Happersette Lutz, Jr.
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
05 November 2002
Collection
Ronald Happersette (Hap) Lutz, Jr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:30:23 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Ronald Happersette Lutz, Jr.,  05 November 2002, Ronald Happersette (Hap) Lutz, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0244>.
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OH0244, Ronald Happersette (Hap) Lutz, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 9 Dec 2002[Updated: 14 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0208
Record Number
71660
Title
Interview with James MacFarlane
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
04 February 2002
Collection
James M. MacFarlane Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:01:07 hr/min/sec
Description
(Air America, Bird and Son, CASI) Jim MacFarlane joined the Connecticut Army National Guard in 1958 where he received fixed-wing and rotary wing training. In 1962 he was hired by Air America to fly the DeHavilland DHC-2 (Beaver) in Thailand and Laos. He served with Air America until October 1962 and was then hired by Bird and Son to fly several aircraft to include the Dornier DO-28 (Skyservant). He flew in Thailand and Laos with Bird and Son from 1963 to 1965 and then worked for Continental Air Services, Incorporated, in Vietnam for most of 1966. After leaving CASI in 1966, Jim returned to the US and flew commercial aircraft where his duties included flying men and material to and from Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with James MacFarlane,  04 February 2002, James M. MacFarlane Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0208>.
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OH0208, James M. MacFarlane Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 May 2002[Updated: 19 Jan 2011]

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Item Number
OH0419
Record Number
249928
Title
Interview with Dana Mansfield
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
15 March 2005
Collection
Dana Mansfield Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
44:56 min/sec
Description
(USA) Dana Mansfield is a New Jersey native, born in 1947. He enlisted in the US Army in 1966, and completed basic training at Ft Dix NJ as well as Military Police training at Ft Gordon GA. Dana served in Vietnam with the 272nd Military Police Company in Nha Trang, where he was involved in interdiction of local black market activities. He returned to the US in April 1968, and completed his service as a guard at the stockade at Ft Monmouth NJ in June 1969. Dana later graduated from Murray State University in KY, and has written a memoir of his time in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Dana Mansfield,  15 March 2005, Dana Mansfield Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0419>.
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OH0419, Dana Mansfield Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0216
Record Number
93886
Title
Interview with Terry Maroste
Interviewer
Jonathan Bernstein
Interview Date
08 March 2002
Collection
Terence Maroste Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:22:05 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Terry Maroste,  08 March 2002, Terence Maroste Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0216>.
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OH0216, Terence Maroste Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 29 Aug 2002[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0269
Record Number
123652
Title
Interview with Willis F. Marshall
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Willis F. Marshall Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Willis Fred Marshall, originally from LaGrange, Georgia served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1968. Fred went to South Vietnam in October 1967 and served a one year tour with MACV Advisory Team 70, 5th ARVN Infantry Division, 525th Military Intelligence Group, as an Interpreter, Advisor, Translator, Interrogator, and Inteligence Analyst near Lam Son Village in Binh Duong Province. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Willis F. Marshall,  Undated, Willis F. Marshall Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0269>.
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OH0269, Willis F. Marshall Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 May 2003[Updated: 8 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0111
Record Number
38268
Title
Interview with General Theodore Mataxis
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
31 March 2000
Collection
Theodore Mataxis, Sr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:10:39 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) The first pdf file of the interview listed below is the original version of the interview. The second pdf file is the narrator's rewritten transcript.
Citation
Interview with General Theodore Mataxis,  31 March 2000, Theodore Mataxis, Sr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0111>.
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OH0111, Theodore Mataxis, Sr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Dec 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0112
Record Number
38272
Title
Interview with James Matthews
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 October 1999
Collection
James Matthews Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:34:28 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with James Matthews,  1 October 1999, James Matthews Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0112>.
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OH0112, James Matthews Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0359
Record Number
416313
Title
Interview with Ted Mauldin
Interviewer
Steve Maxner
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Ted Mauldin Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:26:29 hr/min/sec
Description
Ted Mauldin served in Vietnam and Laos as a pilot with Air America from 1966 to 1974.
Citation
Interview with Ted Mauldin,  Undated, Ted Mauldin Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0359>.
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OH0359, Ted Mauldin Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0248
Record Number
108441
Title
Interview with Bill McCollum
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
11 December 2002
Collection
Bill McCollum Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:29:16 min/sec
Description
(USN) Bill McCollum, originally from New York City, New York served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1969. He went to Vietnam in August 1968 and served as an engineman aboard an Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) with Task Force 117, River Assault Division 111 near Dong Tham in the Mekong Delta. There he took part in Operation MARKET TIME and also witnessed the mining of the USS Westchester County on the night of November 1, 1968. In June 1969, Bill went to Da Nang and served as an engine repairman in Naval Support. He left Vietnam in July 1969.
Citation
Interview with Bill McCollum,  11 December 2002, Bill McCollum Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0248>.
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OH0248, Bill McCollum Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 Dec 2002[Updated: 18 Oct 2010]

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Item Number
OH0061
Record Number
35592
Title
Interview with James McLeroy
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
3 October 2000
Collection
James McLeroy Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:03:28 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) James McLeroy served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He served as an Infantry Officer with the 5th Special Forces Group.
Citation
Interview with James McLeroy,  3 October 2000, James McLeroy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0061>.
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OH0061, James McLeroy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0336
Record Number
161004
Title
Interview with John McNown, Jr.
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
13 September 2003
Collection
John R. McNown, Jr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) John R. McNown, Jr., served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1972. He was in South Vietnam as a First Lieutenant from July 1968 until July 1969. While in Vietnam, John served as a Platoon Leader and, on several occasions, Acting Company Commander in Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal (23rd) Infantry Division in and around Duc Pho between July and December 1968. In December, he was transferred to 11th Light Infantry Brigade Headquarters at LZ Bronco near Duc Pho and served there the remainder of his tour in the S-2 Section as Assistant Intelligence Officer (air). In this position, John flew approximately 150 visual reconnaissance missions, a large number of "Sniffer Missions," and helped coordinate assignments with the four Special Forces Camps in his unit's Area of Operations. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with John McNown, Jr.,  13 September 2003, John R. McNown, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0336>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0336, John R. McNown, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Feb 2004[Updated: 2 Feb 2009]
Item Number
OH0076
Record Number
38279
Title
Interview with Mike Mercer
Interviewer
Kim Sawyer
Interview Date
13 January 2001
Collection
Mike Mercer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:49:18 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Mike Mercer served in Vietnam in the 557th Light Equipment Co. and the 168th Engineers in Di An and Quan Loi from 1967-1968. He participated in the TET OFFENSIVE '68. (This interview was made possible through grants from the Helen Jones and CH Foundations)
Citation
Interview with Mike Mercer,  13 January 2001, Mike Mercer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0076>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0076, Mike Mercer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0355
Record Number
181353
Title
Interview with Peggy Mikelonis
Interviewer
Kara Vuic
Interview Date
22 December 2003
Collection
Kara Dixon Vuic Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:09:52 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Peggy Mikelonis grew up and attended nursing school in Des Moines, Iowa. She joined the Army Nurse Corps through the Student Nurse Program in 1969. After Basic training at Fort Sam Houston and a year stationed at Redstone Arsenal Army Hospital (1970-1971) in Huntsville, Alabama, Peggy volunteered for assignment in Vietnam. She was stationed at the 3rd Surgical Hospital in Binh Thuy from June 1971 to April 1972 where she worked on the Vietnamese Ward and in the Emergency Room. Since 1972, Peggy has worked in the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida.
Citation
Interview with Peggy Mikelonis,  22 December 2003, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0355>.
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OH0355, Kara Dixon Vuic Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 May 2004[Updated: 8 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0429
Record Number
315975
Title
Interview with John (Ron) Milam
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
John R. (Ron) Milam Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Dr. Ron Milam enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1968 and served until 1971. He was in South Vietnam from May 1970 until May 1971 in Phu Nhon District, Pleiku Province (II Corps), working for Military Assistance Command-Vietnam as a Senior Advisor for Mobile Advisory Team 38. Ron worked with Montagnard tribes in training People's Self Defense Forces (PSDFs) to defend villages from Viet Cong and NVA attacks. Dr. Milam is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Texas Tech University.
Citation
Interview with John (Ron) Milam,  Undated, John R. (Ron) Milam Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0429>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0429, John R. (Ron) Milam Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Mar 2006[Updated: 8 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0346
Record Number
167802
Title
Interview with Randolph Miller
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
26 February 2004
Collection
Randolph K. Miller Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:36:33 min/sec
Description
(USA) Randolph Miller was born in St. Louis MO in 1948. He lived in South America and Ohio as a youth, and was an ROTC brigade commander before graduating from Tulane University in 1968. He completed the Transportation Officer Basic and Advanced courses at Ft. Belvior VA, and was posted to Germany. He arrived in Vietnam in October 1970 and was headquartered at Long Binh, first as a Transportation Officer and then as Chief of the Movements Control Center for III and IV Corps. Randy left the Army in 1971. His academic degrees include an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (1973), a JD from DePaul University (1978), and an MS from Texas Tech University (2003). Randy worked for several years in the banking industry and for the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Texas.
Citation
Interview with Randolph Miller,  26 February 2004, Randolph K. Miller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0346>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0346, Randolph K. Miller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Mar 2004[Updated: 4 Sep 2012]

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Item Number
OH0072
Record Number
38294
Title
Interview with Michael Morea
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
25 January 2001
Collection
Michael J. Morea Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:43:56 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Mike Morea served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) with the 19th TASS and with the ARVN Airborne Division stationed out of Tan Son Nhut.
Citation
Interview with Michael Morea,  25 January 2001, Michael J. Morea Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0072>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0072, Michael J. Morea Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Dec 2001[Updated: 19 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0082
Record Number
38600
Title
Interview with James "Butch" Morris
Interview Date
20 February 2001
Collection
James (Butch) Morris Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:57:30 min/sec
Description
(USMC) Butch Morris served in Vietnam from 1969-1970 in the 7th, 27th and 28th Marines as a rifleman, point-man and squad leader. He participated in operations based out of the Khe Son Valley and Fire Support Base Ross, including OPERATION PICKENS FOREST. (This interview was made possible through grants from the Helen Jones and CH Foundations) Interview conducted by Kim Sawyer.
Citation
Interview with James "Butch" Morris,  20 February 2001, James (Butch) Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0082>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0082, James (Butch) Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Dec 2001[Updated: 27 Jun 2007]

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Item Number
OH0263
Record Number
112453
Title
Interview with Michael Morris
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
21 January 2003
Collection
Michael Morris Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:1:54 min/sec
Description
(USA) Michael Morris served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He served as an infantryman, squad leader, and platoon sergeant with the 25th Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, and Task Force Oregon.
Citation
Interview with Michael Morris,  21 January 2003, Michael Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0263>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0263, Michael Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Feb 2003[Updated: 1 Mar 2010]

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Item Number
OH0439
Record Number
284326
Title
Interview with John Gary Morris
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
31 August 2005
Collection
John Gary Morris Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:41:27 min/sec
Description
(USMC) John 'Gary' Morris was born in 1942 in Houston TX, and attended the University of Dallas before graduating from North Texas University in 1965. He enlisted in the Marines and attended both Boot Camp and Officer Basic School at Quantico VA. Gary served at Camp Lejeune NC, Camp Pendleton CA, and Iwakuni, Japan, before arriving in Vietnam in 1967. He served for 13 months as a squad commander in counter-insurgency operations near 'Happy Valley' outside of Danang, and was promoted to the rank of Captain. Returning to the US, Gary served in the USMC Reserves, retiring in 1999 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He remains active with veterans' organizations and as an artist.
Citation
Interview with John Gary Morris,  31 August 2005, John Gary Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0439>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0439, John Gary Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Sep 2005[Updated: 18 May 2011]
Item Number
OH0087
Record Number
38604
Title
Interview with James Mulligan
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
13 March 2001
Collection
James Mulligan Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:17:17 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN, POW) James Mulligan entered the United States Navy in 1944 at the age of seventeen. He eventually became a fixed wing aviator and flew A-1 Skyraiders and A-4 Skyhawks. In 1965, Captain Mulligan served with CAG9, 76th Squadron, onboard the USS Enterprise in the South China Sea. On March 20, 1966, while flying A-4 missions over North Vietnam, Captain Mulligan was shot down and captured. He remained in captivity in the Hanoi Hilton until the prisoner release in 1973.
Citation
Interview with James Mulligan,  13 March 2001, James Mulligan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0087>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0087, James Mulligan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0019
Record Number
38264
Title
Interview with Le Quang Ngo
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
27 September 2000
Collection
Le Quang Ngo Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:07:22 hr/min/sec
Description
(ARVN)
Citation
Interview with Le Quang Ngo,  27 September 2000, Le Quang Ngo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0019>.
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OH0019, Le Quang Ngo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Dec 2001[Updated: 20 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0250
Record Number
110541
Title
Interview with Phong Xuan Nguyen
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
25 September 2002
Collection
The Phong Xuan Nguyen Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
20:52:15 min/sec
Description
(RVN) Phong Xuan Nguyen, originally from the village of Bac Tri in southern Vietnam, served in a variety of posts in the government of the Republic of Vietnam. Born in 1936, Phong was educated at the Lycee Chasseloup Laubat in Saigon, the Lycee Michelet in Paris, the University of London, and Oxford University. Upon graduation from Oxford in 1960, he returned to Saigon to work for Esso, an affiliate of Standard Oil New Jersey, as an executive in charge of industrial relations. He joined the South Vietnamese government in 1965, at age 29, as Minister of Labor (1965-66). He subsequently served as Minister (Chief of Staff) at the Prime Minister's Office (1966), as Minister of Welfare (1966-68), and as the first Chieu Hoi Minister (1967-68). In 1968, he was named Deputy Leader of the RVN's delegation to the Paris Peace Talks. He later became Minister-in-State in Charge of Negotiations in Paris and then Head of the RVN at the Conference between the Two South Vietnamese Parties at Celle Saint Cloud. Phong returned to Saigon in April of 1975. After the fall of the RVN to the North Vietnamese, he was sent for "reeducation" in May 1975. He spent nearly five years in prison outside of Hanoi in Camp A15 before being released in January 1980. Afterwards, he worked in Ho Chi Minh City as a private businessman.
Citation
Interview with Phong Xuan Nguyen,  25 September 2002, The Phong Xuan Nguyen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0250>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0250, The Phong Xuan Nguyen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 20 Jan 2003[Updated: 7 Feb 2013]
Item Number
OH0160
Record Number
38612
Title
Interview with Justin Frank Nicholas
Interview Date
5 April 2001
Collection
Justin Frank Nicholas Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:50:26 min/sec
Description
Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Justin Frank Nicholas,  5 April 2001, Justin Frank Nicholas Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0160>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0160, Justin Frank Nicholas Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Dec 2001[Updated: 28 Jul 2005]

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Item Number
OH0440
Record Number
324188
Title
Interview with Gary Noller
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
16 August 2005
Collection
Gary L. Noller Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
15:11:54 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Gary Noller served in the U.S. Army between 1969 and 1971 and was in South Vietnam between June 1970 and April 1971. Gary was an Infantryman with B Co., 1/46, 196th LIB, Americal Division operating in III Corps in and around FSB Mary Ann.
Citation
Interview with Gary Noller,  16 August 2005, Gary L. Noller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0440>.
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OH0440, Gary L. Noller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0012
Record Number
38616
Title
Interview with James O'Kelley
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
4 August 2000
Collection
James O'Kelley Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:36:49 hr/min/sec
Description
USMC Interview coducted by Stephen Maxner
Citation
Interview with James O'Kelley,  4 August 2000, James O'Kelley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0012>.
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OH0012, James O'Kelley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Dec 2001[Updated: 21 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0350
Record Number
168723
Title
Interview with Susan Kramer O'Neill
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
15 March 2004
Collection
Susan Kramer O'Neill Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:01:30 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Susan Kramer O'Neill was born in 1947 in Fort Wayne IN. She attended Holy Cross School of Nursing in Indiana and was briefly affiliated with "Youth for McCarthy" in 1968 before enlisting in the Army Nurse Corps. She completed Basic and Advanced Training at Fort Sam Houston TX, qualifying as an operating room nurse. Sue arrived in Vietnam in May 1969. She was assigned first to the 22nd Surgical Hospital at Phu Bai, then to the 27th Surgical Hospital at Chu Lai, and finally to the 12th Evacuation Hospital at Cu Chi. She extended her tour by one month, and left Vietnam in April 1970. Sue married Vietnam veteran Paul O'Neill and later attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she was active with the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. She became a writer and editor, publishing a book on her in-country experiences in 2001. I
Citation
Interview with Susan Kramer O'Neill,  15 March 2004, Susan Kramer O'Neill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0350>.
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OH0350, Susan Kramer O'Neill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 23 Mar 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0521
Record Number
340412
Title
Interview with Robert Ordonez
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
22 March 2006
Collection
Robert Ordonez Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:03:09 hr/min/sec
Description
Dr. Robert Ordonez discusses his experiences as a Navy Corpsman in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Robert Ordonez,  22 March 2006, Robert Ordonez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0521>.
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OH0521, Robert Ordonez Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Jul 2006[Updated: 3 Jul 2008]

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Item Number
OH0210
Record Number
93906
Title
Interview with Alan Osur
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
18 February 2002
Collection
Alan Osur Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:21:51 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Alan Osur served with the United States Air Force in Thailand from October 1966 to October 1967. He served as an Air Intelligence Officer with the 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing in Udorn, Thailand.
Citation
Interview with Alan Osur,  18 February 2002, Alan Osur Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0210>.
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OH0210, Alan Osur Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 29 Aug 2002[Updated: 12 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0362
Record Number
185905
Title
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
01 April 2004
Collection
Edwin L. Oswald Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
9:42:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Edwin L. ('Larry') Oswald was born in Savannah GA in 1945, and graduated from Benedictine High School there in 1963. Larry held a Navy ROTC scholarship at Rice University, and after graduating in 1967 he attended the Navy Supply Corps School at Athens GA. In March 1968 he was assigned to Naval Support Activity (NSA), Saigon, and then as Supply Officer on YRBM-16. He aided in the refitting of the craft in Sasebo, Japan, and accompanied it to its mooring near Chau Doc, where he remained until leaving Vietnam in February 1969. He was assigned to El Toro Naval Base CA, where he was on the security detail for Air Force One. He left the Navy in 1971 as a Lieutenant. In 1988 Larry went to the Soviet Union as part of a delegation of Vietnam veterans advising on the adjustment of Red Army veterans after the USSR's war in Afghanistan.
Citation
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald,  01 April 2004, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0362>.
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OH0362, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Jun 2004[Updated: 1 Jul 2008]

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Item Number
OH0058
Record Number
35598
Title
Interview with Joel Packman
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
30 August 2000
Collection
Joel Packman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:33:13 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Joel Packman served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He served as a transportation movement specialist with the 507th Transportation Group.
Citation
Interview with Joel Packman,  30 August 2000, Joel Packman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0058>.
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OH0058, Joel Packman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0010
Record Number
35600
Title
Interview with James Parks
Interview Date
8 August 2000
Collection
James Parks Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:04:15 min/sec
Description
(USA) Jim Parks served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. He served with the 1st Infantry Division Band. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with James Parks,  8 August 2000, James Parks Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0010>.
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OH0010, James Parks Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]

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Item Number
OH0314
Record Number
138299
Title
Interview with Eliseo Perez-Montalvo
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Eliseo Perez-Montalvo Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) Eliseo "Pete" Perez-Montalvo, originally from Monterrey, Mexico served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 until 1972. He went to South Vietnam in December 1967 and was stationed at Da Nang AB with the 15th AMS(Aviation Structural Mechanics-Structures) unit. Pete left the RVN in December 1968. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Eliseo Perez-Montalvo,  Undated, Eliseo Perez-Montalvo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0314>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0314, Eliseo Perez-Montalvo Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0545
Record Number
413733
Title
Interview with Judith Rose (Derge) Pesetski
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
05 February 2007
Collection
Judith Pesetski Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:39:03 hr/min/sec
Description
Col. Judith Pesetski (U.S. Army, ret.) discusses her experiences as a U.S. Army nurse in Vietnam. Pesetski served in Vung Tau and later served at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Binh.
Citation
Interview with Judith Rose (Derge) Pesetski,  05 February 2007, Judith Pesetski Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0545>.
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OH0545, Judith Pesetski Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0025
Record Number
35602
Title
Interview with Judith Porter
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
28 February 2001
Collection
Judith Porter Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:34:30 hr/min/sec
Description
(Air America, USAID) Judy Porter served in Southeast Asia with her husband Jack Porter. While in Thailand and Laos, Judy engaged in a number of photographic projects involving USAF, USAID, and Air America activities. This interview is complete and the transcript is being reviewed.
Citation
Interview with Judith Porter,  28 February 2001, Judith Porter Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0025>.
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OH0025, Judith Porter Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0074
Record Number
38622
Title
Interview with Joe Powell
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
25 December 2000
Collection
Joe Powell Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:40:16 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Joe Powell served with the US Army in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970. He served as a mechanic with the 4th Infantry Division.
Citation
Interview with Joe Powell,  25 December 2000, Joe Powell Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0074>.
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OH0074, Joe Powell Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0402
Record Number
208100
Title
Interview with M. Thomas Powers
Interviewer
Laura Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
02 June 2004
Collection
Milton Thomas Powers Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:12:56 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) M. Thomas Powers was born in Dayton OH in 1945, and graduated from Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 1963. Tom attended the University of Dayton and worked for an insurance company until March 1966, when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps. He trained at the Marine Recruit Depot in San Diego CA and at the Marine Tank School at Camp Pendleton CA. Tom arrived in Vietnam in mid-January 1967 and was assigned to the 1st 8-inch Howitzer Gun Battery, attached to the 12th Marines, at Danang and Dong Ha. Tom worked in the Fire Direction Control center, the message center, and in supply. He left Vietnam in February 1968, returning to Ohio, where he continues to live. Interview conducted by Laura M. Calkins, PhD.
Citation
Interview with M. Thomas Powers,  02 June 2004, Milton Thomas Powers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0402>.
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OH0402, Milton Thomas Powers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0602
Record Number
416312
Title
Interview with Frederick Pumroy
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
23 June 2003
Collection
Frederick Pumroy Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:15:22 hr/min/sec
Description
Fredrick Pumroy discusses his experiences as a Forward Air Controller, 23rd TASS, in Southeast Asia. Pumroy served in Vietnam and in Thailand, flying Heavy Hook and Prairie Fire missions. Pumroy also participated in the Son Tay Raid in November 1970.
Citation
Interview with Frederick Pumroy,  23 June 2003, Frederick Pumroy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0602>.
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OH0602, Frederick Pumroy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0299
Record Number
128436
Title
Interview with Bill Quigley
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
19 April 2003
Collection
Bill Quigley Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:26:21 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Bill Quigley,  19 April 2003, Bill Quigley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0299>.
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OH0299, Bill Quigley Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0512
Record Number
324225
Title
Interview with Lloyd B. Ramsey
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
15 March 2006
Collection
Lloyd B. Ramsey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:56:21 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Lloyd Ramsey was born in Somerset, Kentucky, in 1918. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in July 1940 and retired a Major General in August 1974. During his long and distinguished career Lloyd served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. In Vietnam he served as Deputy Commanding General, Headquarters, 1st Logistical Command, December 1968-June 1969, and Commanding General, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal).
Citation
Interview with Lloyd B. Ramsey,  15 March 2006, Lloyd B. Ramsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0512>.
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OH0512, Lloyd B. Ramsey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Apr 2006[Updated: 3 Oct 2011]

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Item Number
OH0632
Record Number
443710
Title
Interview with Larry M. Renfro
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
2 September 2008
Collection
Larry M. Renfro Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:51:24 hr/min/sec
Description
Larry Renfro discusses his experiences with Mike Company, 3/3rd Marines, in 1969. Renfro also discusses the difficulties of his adjustment to life in the U.S. following his service in Vietnam.
Citation
Interview with Larry M. Renfro,  2 September 2008, Larry M. Renfro Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0632>.
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OH0632, Larry M. Renfro Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Sep 2009[Updated: 18 Sep 2014]

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Item Number
OH0048
Record Number
415692
Title
Interview with Thomas H. Ross
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
27 September 2002
Collection
Thomas H. Ross Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:52:28 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Thomas H. Ross,  27 September 2002, Thomas H. Ross Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0048>.
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OH0048, Thomas H. Ross Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Mar 2008[Updated: 6 May 2008]

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Item Number
OH0255
Record Number
111099
Title
Interview with Antoine Roy
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Antoine Roy Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Antoine E. Roy, originally from Gardner, Massachusetts served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1969 and served three tours in Vietnam between 1967 and 1969. Andy first went to Vietnam in April 1967 as a member of C Company, 4th Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. In June 1968, he joined C Co. in the 227th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division and served as a helicopter door gunner. In his third tour, which began in January 1969, he served with D Co., 1st Battalion, 327th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, Aircavalry Division. Andy participated in numerous campaigns at Dak To, Tuy Hoa, in the A Shau Valley, in the 1968 Tet Offensive, operations around the Laotian and Cambodian borders, and in SOG support in Laos before leaving Vietnam in July 1969. This interview is ongoing. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Antoine Roy,  Undated, Antoine Roy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0255>.
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OH0255, Antoine Roy Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 24 Jan 2003[Updated: 26 Dec 2012]
Item Number
OH0279
Record Number
118675
Title
Interview with Richard Schaffer
Interview Date
18 March 2003
Collection
Richard Schaffer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Richard T. Schaffer, originally from Johnson, New York, served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1969. He went to South Vietnam in July 1968 as an Air Defense Radar Repairman in the 322nd Aviation Support Detachment based at Quan Loi. In September, Richard moved to Phouc Vinh as part of the 359th ASD, and then moved to Camp Evans with the 359th in January 1969 for the remainder of his tour which ended in July 1969. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Richard Schaffer,  18 March 2003, Richard Schaffer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0279>.
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OH0279, Richard Schaffer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Mar 2003[Updated: 18 Dec 2007]

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Item Number
OH0409
Record Number
281312
Title
Interview with Herbert Schandler
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
28 September 2004
Collection
Herbert Schandler Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:04:08 min/sec
Description
(USA) Herbert Schandler graduated from the US Military Academy in 1952 and was commissioned in the Infantry. He served in combat roles in Korea and became a special forces expert in Europe. He attended the Command and General Staff College, and was deployed to Vietnam in 1965 as Executive Officer, 2d Bn, 2d Infantry. He then moved to MACV where he worked in the Revolutionary Development Division. Herbert worked at the Pentagon for two years, specializing in Vietnam affairs, and returned to Vietnam in 1969 in command of the 3d Btn/187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He retired in 1975, after earning a PhD at Harvard University. He has written 'The Unmaking of a President' (1977), and served on the faculty of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Citation
Interview with Herbert Schandler,  28 September 2004, Herbert Schandler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0409>.
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OH0409, Herbert Schandler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 24 Aug 2005[Updated: 13 Apr 2011]
Item Number
OH0404
Record Number
235621
Title
Interview with Larry Schiff
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
14 September 2004
Collection
Lawrence Schiff Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:39:13 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) Lawrence ('Larry') Schiff was born in 1939 in the Bronx, New York City. He joined the Air Force in 1957 and completed his basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Larry served in administrative and public relations posts at Plattsburgh AFB, New York (1957-58); Osan AFB, Korea (1958-59); Syracuse AFS, New York (1959); Port Austin AFS, Michigan (1959-62); the US Embassy, Manila, the Philippines (1963-65); and at Westover AFB, Massachusetts (1965-66). In Vietnam Larry was assigned to the 459th Troop Carrier Squadron at Qui Nhon (Sept-Dec 1966) and at Phu Cat (Jan-Aug 1967). While at Qui Nhon he participated in Project RED LEAF. Larry also served at Clark AFB, the Philippines (1967-69) before leaving the Air Force in 1969. Interview by Laura M. Calkins, PhD.
Citation
Interview with Larry Schiff,  14 September 2004, Lawrence Schiff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0404>.
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OH0404, Lawrence Schiff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 12 Jan 2005[Updated: 8 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0155
Record Number
93912
Title
Interview with James Schill
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
10 April 2001
Collection
James Schill Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:53:56 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with James Schill,  10 April 2001, James Schill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0155>.
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OH0155, James Schill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 29 Aug 2002[Updated: 25 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0277
Record Number
117511
Title
Interview with Brad Senter
Interviewer
Steven Maxner
Interview Date
11 March 2003
Collection
Brad Senter Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:12:33 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Brad Senter served with the United States Navy in Southeast Asia in 1964, and from 1966 to 1967. He served as a Mechinists Mate onboard the USS Independence in the Gulf of Tonkin from August until December 1964. He later served with Navy Security in Da Nang form December 1966 until December 1967. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Brad Senter,  11 March 2003, Brad Senter Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0277>.
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OH0277, Brad Senter Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Mar 2003[Updated: 13 Jan 2010]

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Item Number
OH0241
Record Number
106212
Title
Interview with Jim Shannon
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
13 November 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1961 - 9/30/1968]
Collection
Jim Shannon Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:18:39 min/sec
Description
(USA) James G. Shannon, originally from Canton, Ohio, served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1968. Jim went to Vietnam in February 1967 as a Military Policeman with the 272nd MP Company in Nha Trang and Bong Son. Jim left Vietnam in February 1968 and went to Ft. Dix (NJ) in March and then to Ft. Meade (MD) in April where he served as a MP and Provost Marshall Investigator with the 514th MP Battalion until September 1968. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Jim Shannon,  13 November 2002, Jim Shannon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0241>.
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OH0241, Jim Shannon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Nov 2002[Updated: 15 Jan 2010]

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Item Number
OH0120
Record Number
35604
Title
Interview with David Shelly
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
18 April 2000
Collection
David Shelly Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:44:20 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) David Shelly served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. He served as a rifleman, machine gunner, and squad leader with the 82nd Airborne Division and the 1st Cavalry Division.
Citation
Interview with David Shelly,  18 April 2000, David Shelly Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0120>.
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OH0120, David Shelly Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0444
Record Number
314329
Title
Interview with I. Thomas Sheppard
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
03 October 2005
Collection
Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
17:33:51 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Tom Sheppard was born in 1930 in Orange NJ and attended the New York State Maritime Academy for two years. He was drafted into the US Army in 1951, completing Basic and AIT training at Fort Dix NJ. He completed Artillery OCS in 1952 and was commissioned as a Regular Army second lieutenant. Tom attended AFFE Intelligence School in Japan, and served with the the 24th Division Artillery in Korea. He was posted as an aide-de-camp to BG Edwin L. Johnson in 1954. Later assignments included battery commander, battalion Asst. S3, and Assistant G3 posts with the XVIII Airborne Corps at Ft Bragg NC, completion of the army's first Surface-to-Surface Missile Battery Officers' Course at Ft Sill OK, and commands with anti-aircraft artillery units in the Panama Canal Zone. In 1960 Tom attended the Artillery Officers' Advanced Course at Ft Sill OK, and then became an instructor at the USA Air Defense School. In 1964 he transferred from the Artillery to the Army's new Intelligence Branch, and spent a student year at the Defense Intelligence College. From 1965 to 1966 he served at MACV in Saigon as Chief of Briefings and Reports and Command Briefing Officer on the J-2 staff under GEN Westmoreland. Later he was assigned to the joint and combined intelligence staff of CINCLANT at Norfolk VA, and later to the JCS Strategic Target Planning Staff at Offutt AFB NE. Tom earned Bronze Star Medals in both the Korean and Vietnam wars as well as the Meritorious Service Medal in his last assignment. Tom took early retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1972, became an organizational behavior expert, earning a doctorate at the University of Texas-Arlington, and was a tenured member of the business school faculty at the University of Texas-El Paso.
Citation
Interview with I. Thomas Sheppard,  03 October 2005, Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0444>.
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OH0444, Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 23 Feb 2006[Updated: 21 May 2010]

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Item Number
OH0528
Record Number
340404
Title
Interview with Robert Shippen
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
25 May 2006
Collection
Robert Shippen Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
19:45:37 min/sec
Description
Robert Shippen discusses his experiences as a Special Forces medic in Vietnam in 1968.
Citation
Interview with Robert Shippen,  25 May 2006, Robert Shippen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0528>.
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OH0528, Robert Shippen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0225
Record Number
102429
Title
Interview with Douglas Shivers
Interview Date
10 October 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1968 - 9/30/1971]
Collection
Douglas Shivers Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:31:14 min/sec
Description
(USA) Douglas F. Shivers, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, served in the U.S. Army from January 1968 until September 1971. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, first from April 1969 until April 1970 in the 101st Radio Research Co., and second from September 1970 until September 1971 in the 101st RRC/509 RR Group. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Douglas Shivers,  10 October 2002, Douglas Shivers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0225>.
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OH0225, Douglas Shivers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0023
Record Number
93916
Title
Interview with Felix Smith
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
23 February 2001
Collection
Felix Smith Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:04:45 hr/min/sec
Description
(Air America) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Felix Smith,  23 February 2001, Felix Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0023>.
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OH0023, Felix Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0080
Record Number
92900
Title
Interview with Robert Smithee
Interviewer
Kim Sawyer
Interview Date
15 February 2001
Collection
Robert Smithee Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:43:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Robert Smithee served in Vietnam from 1969-1970 in the 4th Medical Battalion at Dau Tieng, the 58th Medical Battalion at Long Bien , and 3rd Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division. Mr. Smithee was a member of a Medevac crew, assisted in surgery, accompanied infantry units on combat missions and assisted in the coordination of Medevac operations. He participated in Operations JUNCTION CITY, MANHATTEN, CEDAR FALLS and the TET OFFENSIVE '68. (This interview was made possible through grants from the Helen Jones and CH Foundations)
Citation
Interview with Robert Smithee,  15 February 2001, Robert Smithee Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0080>.
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OH0080, Robert Smithee Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0006
Record Number
93920
Title
Interview with Chad Spawr
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
16 March 2002
Collection
Chad Spawr Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA)
Citation
Interview with Chad Spawr,  16 March 2002, Chad Spawr Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0006>.
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OH0006, Chad Spawr Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0190
Record Number
35605
Title
Interview with Thomas Spencer
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Thomas Spencer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:05:04 min/sec
Description
(USA) Thomas Spencer served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967-1970. He served as an Infantry Commander and as an Instructor with MACV Advisory Team 97. He worked in Regional and Popular Forces in Kien Phong Province. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Thomas Spencer,  Undated, Thomas Spencer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0190>.
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OH0190, Thomas Spencer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 9 Oct 2006]

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Item Number
OH0067
Record Number
71666
Title
Interview with John Spey
Interviewer
Steve Maxner
Interview Date
04 October 2000 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1962 - 12/31/1974]
Collection
John Spey Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:19:01 min/sec
Description
(USAF) John "Jack" Spey served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam and Laos from 1962 to 1966 and from 1971 to 1974, respectfully. During his first tour he flew defoliation missions as a part of Operation RANCH HAND. During his second tour he served as the senior USAF Advisor to the Royal Lao Air Force and Chief of Combat Operations, US Air Attaches Office in Vientiane, Laos, and included Project 404 operations. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with John Spey,  04 October 2000, John Spey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0067>.
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OH0067, John Spey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0157
Record Number
93925
Title
Interview with Charlie Stallings
Interview Date
02 April 2001
Collection
Charlie Stallings Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:47:28 min/sec
Description
(USN) Charlie Stallings served with the United States Navy off the coast of South Vietnam and in the Gulf of Tonkin from December 1968 to August 1970. He served as a Naval Supply Officer with the Cruiser Destroyer Force-Pacific and on board the USS Ashtabula. Interview conducted by Kim Sawyer.
Citation
Interview with Charlie Stallings,  02 April 2001, Charlie Stallings Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0157>.
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OH0157, Charlie Stallings Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0405
Record Number
247331
Title
Interview with Lynn Steele
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
27 April 2004
Collection
Lynn Steele Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:01:31 min/sec
Description
(USA) Lynn Steele was born in 1944 in Kansas City KS. Lynn was a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Kansas when he was drafted in September 1968. He completed basic training at Ft Leonard Wood MO, and then went to Ft Sill OK for artillery training. Lynn arrived in Vietnam in March 1969 and served with C Battery, 7th Bn, 13th Artillery until October 1969 when he moved to B Battery in the same battalion. He spent most of his tour in the Qui Nhon area, and worked chiefly in fire direction control. Lynn returned to the US and developed a career in managing the finances of social welfare agencies in Kansas.
Citation
Interview with Lynn Steele,  27 April 2004, Lynn Steele Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0405>.
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OH0405, Lynn Steele Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Mar 2005[Updated: 30 Mar 2011]
Item Number
OH0353
Record Number
181339
Title
Interview with Michelle Steiner
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
09 March 2004
Collection
Michelle Steiner Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:25:30 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Michelle Steiner was born in New York City in 1942, and entered the Army in 1961. She completed Basic Training at Ft Dix NJ and Advanced Training at the US Army Air Defense School at Ft Bliss TX. After serving with Nike missile battalions in Hawaii and Texas, as well as teaching at the Air Defense School, Michelle attended the US Army Intelligence School at Ft Holabird MD. She was posted to the 66th Military Intelligence Group in Germany before volunteering to go to Vietnam. She arrived there in September 1967, working first with the 149th MI Group in Saigon, then at ICEX in Da Nang, and finally as an advisor in the Mo Duc subsector of Quang Ngai Province. After leaving Vietnam in August 1968 Michelle was attached to the 112th and 111th MI Groups in the US, studied Korean, and was posted to Seoul 1971-73. She later went to Ft Bragg NC. Michelle studied at the US Army Intelligence School (Ft Huachuca AZ) and at the Defense Language Institute (Presidio CA) before serving at Camp Zama, Japan, 1975-78. She later served with the 504th MI Group at Ft Hood TX before retiring from active duty in 1983. Interview conducted by Laura M. Calkins, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Michelle Steiner,  09 March 2004, Michelle Steiner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0353>.
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OH0353, Michelle Steiner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 19 May 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0009
Record Number
35606
Title
Interview with Thomas Striegler
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 August 2000
Collection
Thomas Striegler Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:62:19 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Tom Striegler served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He served as a Forward Observer with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, Executive Officer with B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, Fire Direction Officer with B Battery, 7th Battalion, 8th Field Artillery, and as Executive Officer with C Battery, 7th Battalion, 8th Field Artillery.
Citation
Interview with Thomas Striegler,  1 August 2000, Thomas Striegler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0009>.
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OH0009, Thomas Striegler Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0193
Record Number
35607
Title
Interview with Les Strouse
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
28 August 2000
Collection
Les Strouse Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) (Air America) Les Strouse served with the United States Air Force until 1964 and worked for Air America in Southeast Asia from 1965 to 1975. We conducted this interview over the internet using instant messenger. As a result, there is no audio recording, only a transcript.
Citation
Interview with Les Strouse,  28 August 2000, Les Strouse Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0193>.
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OH0193, Les Strouse Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0145
Record Number
96710
Title
Interview with Steve Sumrall
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
10 September 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1945 - 12/31/1968]
Collection
Stephen Sumrall Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:32:44 min/sec
Citation
Interview with Steve Sumrall,  10 September 2002, Stephen Sumrall Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0145>.
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OH0145, Stephen Sumrall Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0253
Record Number
110332
Title
Interview with Richard Surface
Interview Date
03 January 2003
Collection
Richard Surface Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Richard Surface,  03 January 2003, Richard Surface Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0253>.
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OH0253, Richard Surface Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0354
Record Number
171301
Title
Interview with Allen Suydam
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
26 February 2004
Collection
Allen W. Suydam Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Allen Suydam was born in Illinois in 1948 and graduated from high school there in 1966. He was drafted in 1968. Allen completed Basic Training at Fort Benning GA and Advanced Training at Fort Lewis WA. He arrived in Vietnam in July 1968 and served as a rifleman, machine gunner, and squad leader with B Company, 2/12th Infantry of the 25th Infantry Division. After leaving Vietnam in July 1969 Allen was stationed at Fort Riley KS before leaving active duty in March 1970.
Citation
Interview with Allen Suydam,  26 February 2004, Allen W. Suydam Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0354>.
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OH0354, Allen W. Suydam Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Apr 2004[Updated: 17 Nov 2010]
Item Number
OH0088
Record Number
90835
Title
Interview with John Swalby
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
19 March 2001
Collection
John Swalby Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:50:01 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Johann Swalby entered the US Army in 1967. While engaged in Vietnamese Language Training, Swalby deserted the Army and went to Canada, where he has lived since he left the US in 1968.
Citation
Interview with John Swalby,  19 March 2001, John Swalby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0088>.
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OH0088, John Swalby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 9 Aug 2002[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0239
Record Number
106222
Title
Interview with Michael Sweeney
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
14 November 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 7/14/1936 - 12/31/1980]
Collection
Michael Sweeney Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
05:14:30 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) Michael L. Sweeney, originally from Denison, Texas, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960 until 1980. Mike served in Vietnam from 1965 until 1969. From 1965 to1966, and again in 1967 after completing the Amphibious Warfare School at Quantico, Virginia, he was the Commanding Officer, Marine Detachment aboard the USS Hancock. In the spring and summer of 1968, he was CO, K Co., 3d Battalion, 7th Marines. In the summer and fall of 1968, he was Aide to the Commanding General, 1st Marine Division, and in the winter and spring of 1969, he was Operations Officer, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines. Mike took part in a number of operations while in-country, inculding JASPER SQUARE, ALLEN BROOKE, and MEADE RIVER. He retired from the Marine Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1980.
Citation
Interview with Michael Sweeney,  14 November 2002, Michael Sweeney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0239>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0239, Michael Sweeney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Nov 2002[Updated: 2 Feb 2009]

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Item Number
OH0240
Record Number
106237
Title
Interview with Ernie Sylvester
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
12 November 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 3/1/1964 - 7/30/1971]
Collection
Ernie Sylvester Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
06:43:32 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Ernest J. Sylvester, originally from New Orleans, Louisiana served in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps from 1963 until 1985. Ernie went to Vietnam in March 1964 and served as a Medical Evacuation Pilot with the 57th Medical Detachment (RA) at Soc Trang. After rotating back to the U.S. in November 1964 and serving at Ft. Sam Houston (TX), Ft. Polk (LA), Hunter Army Arifield (GA), and in the Republic of Korea, he went back to Vietnam in March 1968 as the Aviation Unit Commander for the 54th and 68th Medical Detachments (HA) at Chu Lai, as the S-3 and Executive Officer for the 61st Medical Evacuation Battalion at Quin Nhon, as Aviation Group Commander for the 571st, 237th, and 236th Medical Detachments (HA) at Phu Bai, and as Aviation Staff Officer and Medical Evacuation Pilot, 67th Medical Group at Da Nang. In Vietnam as a Dustoff pilot, Ernie flew 1386 hours, including a record 1007 hours in 1964 and 1965, becoming the first pilot to log over 1000 combat hours in one year. He left Vietnam in July 1971 and eventually retired as Deputy Director, OCHAMPUS, Assistant Secretary of Defense, in Auroa, Colorado, as a Colonel.
Citation
Interview with Ernie Sylvester,  12 November 2002, Ernie Sylvester Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0240>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0240, Ernie Sylvester Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Nov 2002[Updated: 8 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0410
Record Number
238202
Title
Interview with John Sylvester Jr.
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
19 July 2004
Collection
John Sylvester Jr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(Civilian) John Sylvester Jr. was born in Newport RI in 1930, and graduated from Williams College in 1952. He enlisted in the US Army and served in Korea before attending Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, earning a BS in 1955. John joined the US Foreign Service in 1955, and was posted to Yokohama, Japan. He studied Japanese in Tokyo and was assigned to the US Embassy, Tokyo (1960-62), and was also US Consul at Sapporo (1963-65). At the State Department (1965-7) John worked on Japan and Thailand, and served on Robert Komer's staff at the White House. He then studied Vietnamese, and arrived in Vietnam in August 1968 as an adviser in Chau Doc and Kien Giang. In 1969-70 John was Provincial Senior Adviser in Binh Long province, and 1970-72 he was Chief, Internal Political Affairs Unit, US Embassy Saigon. John's later career included assignments as US Consul General, Okinawa (1973-76) and work in the State Department' s Office of Research and Analysis, East Asia (1976-78) and as Assistant Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (1978-80). John retired from the Foreign Service in 1980, and became the founding director of the Japan Center at North Carolina State University (1981-95).
Citation
Interview with John Sylvester Jr.,  19 July 2004, John Sylvester Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0410>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0410, John Sylvester Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Feb 2005[Updated: 31 Jul 2009]
Item Number
OH0203
Record Number
93936
Title
Interview with Paul Taylor
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
28 January 2002 [Inclusive Dates: 1/1/1942 - 12/31/1965]
Collection
Paul Taylor Collection
Association
Air America Association
Media Type
Oral History
Length
04:19:12 min/sec
Description
Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Paul Taylor,  28 January 2002, Paul Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0203>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0203, Paul Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 29 Aug 2002[Updated: 19 Jan 2011]

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Item Number
OH0422
Record Number
280477
Title
Interview with David W. Taylor
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
05 April 2005
Collection
David Taylor Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
7:17:43 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Dave Taylor , originally from Philadelphia, PA, served in the U.S. Army between 1967 and 1971 and in the U.S. Army Reserve between 1972 and 1993. In South Vietnam Dave was an Infantry Officer with C Co., 5/46, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division from February until June 1969. On June 3, 1969, he was wounded in action (for a second time) and evacuated to Japan and eventually back to the U.S.
Citation
Interview with David W. Taylor,  05 April 2005, David Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0422>.
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OH0422, David Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Aug 2005[Updated: 20 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0536
Record Number
480526
Title
Interview with Donald M. Terbush
Interviewer
Verrone, Richard
Interview Date
15 August 2006
Collection
Donald M. Terbush Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
07:16:38 hr/min/sec
Description
Donald M. Terbush served in the USAF with the 20th TASS, 1968 - 1969. Ranked as a captain, Terbush served primarily as a pilot.
Citation
Interview with Donald M. Terbush,  15 August 2006, Donald M. Terbush Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0536>.
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OH0536, Donald M. Terbush Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Dec 2010[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0525
Record Number
413728
Title
Interview with Phillip F. Thomas
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 April 2006
Collection
Phillip F. Thomas Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
10:39:56 hr/min/sec
Description
Philip Thomas discusses his career in the United States Foreign Service in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 1970s.
Citation
Interview with Phillip F. Thomas,  11 April 2006, Phillip F. Thomas Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0525>.
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OH0525, Phillip F. Thomas Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0516
Record Number
323153
Title
Interview with Ralph Thompson
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
16 February 2006
Collection
Ralph E. Thompson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:20:39 hr/min/sec
Description
Ralph Thompson was born in 1916 in Amite LA; at age 14 he got a job on a ship, and traveled to the Middle East as well as to the US West Coast. He joined the US Army in 1937, and was trained as a hospital ward attendant at Barksdale Field LA. He was later assigned to Randolph Air Base TX, Fot Ord CA, and Camp Stoneman CA. His unit was shipped to New Zealand, and then to New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, and Okinawa during World War II. Ralph worked as an assistant in the Theater Surgeon General's Office, and earned a battlefield commission. After the war he attended the Command & General Staff College and in 1947 joined the US Air Force Surgeon General's Office. He served two four-year tours in Germany at Wiesbaden and Ramstein, and then was posted to Hawaii, where he organized aero-medical evacuations of wounded personnel from Vietnam to hospitals in Japan and the United States. He frequently visited American medical facilities in Vietnam between 1966 and 1969, including hospitals in Siagon, Da Nang, and near Cam Ranh Bay. COL Thompson suffers from several Agent Orange-related illnesses, but remains active in his community in Fayetteville NC.
Citation
Interview with Ralph Thompson,  16 February 2006, Ralph E. Thompson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0516>.
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OH0516, Ralph E. Thompson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0254
Record Number
109914
Title
Interview with Don Timmer
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Don Timmer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:11:48 min/sec
Description
(USN, USAF) Don R. Timmer, originally from Tipp City, Ohio served in the U.S. Air Force. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958, Don worked as a supply officer in Amarillo (Texas) and at McDill AFB (Florida) before undergoing flight training as a Navigator at Harlingen AFB. In August 1967, after six years at Lockborne AFB as a navigator in KC-97 and KC-135s doing airborne refuelling, he went to Vietnam in August 1967 as a navigator in C-123s flying spraying missions in Operation RANCH HAND. Don was based for two months at Bien Hoa and ten months at Da Nang, where he also served as a Target Scheduler. He returned to the U.S.in August 1968 and eventually retired a Lieutenant Colonel after a twenty-one year military career. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Don Timmer,  Undated, Don Timmer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0254>.
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OH0254, Don Timmer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Jan 2003[Updated: 30 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0511
Record Number
413746
Title
Interview with Sedgwick (Wick) Downey Tourison, Jr.
Interviewer
Laura Calkins, PhD; Kelly Crager
Interview Date
25 January 2006
Collection
Sedgwick Tourison Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
11:59:34 hr/min/sec
Description
Sedgwick Tourison discusses his experiences in Vietnam and Laos. Tourison served in Vietnam 1963-1964, and in Laos from 1971 to 1974 as warrant offier interogator.
Citation
Interview with Sedgwick (Wick) Downey Tourison, Jr.,  25 January 2006, Sedgwick Tourison Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0511>.
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OH0511, Sedgwick Tourison Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 16 Sep 2011]

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Item Number
OH0445
Record Number
315983
Title
Interview With Timothy Vail
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
06 October 2005
Collection
Timothy P. Vail Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
15:29:03 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) Tim Vail was born in Altoona, PA, and grew up in Norfolk, VA. His father was a twenty-three year U.S. Navy veteran and was a submariner in World War II. Tim served in the U.S. Army from July 1968 until July 1970. He was drafted in July 1968, did his Basic Training at Ft. Benning, GA, and his Advanced Infantry Training at Ft. Polk, LA. Tim went to the Republic of Vietnam in January 1969 and was assigned to the Americal Division, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 46th Regiment, 198th Light Infantry Brigade. With Charlie Co., Tim was a rifleman and point man and engaged in combat operations until late July 1969 when he was injured walking point and eventually evacuated to the U.S. He completed his enlistment at Ft. Knox, NY, driving M-60 tanks for training purposes. Tim is an active member of the Americal Division Veterans Association whose collection is housed at the Vietnam Archive.
Citation
Interview With Timothy Vail,  06 October 2005, Timothy P. Vail Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0445>.
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OH0445, Timothy P. Vail Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Mar 2006[Updated: 26 Dec 2012]

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Item Number
OH0229
Record Number
102488
Title
Interview with Alan VanDan
Interviewer
Richard Verrone
Interview Date
22 October 2002
Collection
Alan VanDan Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:02:23 min/sec
Description
(USA) Alan VanDan, originally from Boone Grove, Indiana served in the U.S. Army and was in Vietnam from April 1968 until June 1969. He served in C Co., 1/12 First Cavalry Air Mobile as a rifleman and point man near Quang Tri and the A Shau Valley between April and December 1968. From December 1968 until June 1969 he served in HHC 1st Brigade in security, utility, and repair. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Alan VanDan,  22 October 2002, Alan VanDan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0229>.
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OH0229, Alan VanDan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0300
Record Number
415827
Title
Interview with VeLoy J. Varner
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
29 May 2003
Collection
Veloy Varner Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:50:44 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview, Vel Varner discusses his two tours of duty in Vietnam. Varner served with the 1st Air Cavalry Division, 1967-1968, and returned to Vietnam in 1971-1972 to serve as a battalion commander in the 101st Airborne Division.
Citation
Interview with VeLoy J. Varner,  29 May 2003, Veloy Varner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0300>.
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OH0300, Veloy Varner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0343
Record Number
161913
Title
Interview with Frank Vavrek
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
03 February 2004
Collection
Frank Vavrek Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) LTCOL Frank Vavrek was born in Harrisburg PA in 1943 and volunteered for the infantry in 1963. He completed Basic and Advanced Training at Fort Jackson SC. Having also completed Ranger School, he graduated from OCS at Fort Benning GA in 1965. Frank arrived in Vietnam in August 1965 as a platoon commander in the 1/8 Cav of the First Cavalry Division, and served a full tour in that post. After two years as an instructor with the Ranger School in Florida, Frank again served in Vietnam August 1968-June 1969, this time first as commanding officer of Delta Company, 1/8 Cav, in the Quang Tri area. Later he became First Brigade intelligence officer in the Tay Ninh area, and then 1/8 Cav intelligence officer in III Corps. Frank also served as OCS Company Commander at Ft Benning, as Operations Officer at the Jungle Warfare School in Panama, and as curriculum coordinator at Fort Monroe VA. After retiring from the Army in 1983, Frank launched a second career as a civil service employee of the US Navy, in acquisitions operations for laser-guided targeting systems for the FA18 Hornet aircraft.
Citation
Interview with Frank Vavrek,  03 February 2004, Frank Vavrek Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0343>.
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OH0343, Frank Vavrek Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Feb 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]
Item Number
OH0406
Record Number
413674
Title
Interview with Steven D. Vermillion
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
09 February 2004
Collection
Steve Vermillion Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
4:18:14 hr/min/sec
Description
Steve Vermillion was a United State Army Dustoff helicopter commander in Vietnam in 1969. He flew 1450 missions with 1127 combat hours. His many awards during the Vietnam War included Air Medals, the Silver Star, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Vermillion retired from the Army in 1993 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Citation
Interview with Steven D. Vermillion,  09 February 2004, Steve Vermillion Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0406>.
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OH0406, Steve Vermillion Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0301
Record Number
415433
Title
Interview with Michael Ward
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
19 April 2003
Collection
Michael Ward Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:44:08 hr/min/sec
Citation
Interview with Michael Ward,  19 April 2003, Michael Ward Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0301>.
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OH0301, Michael Ward Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0430
Record Number
413640
Title
Interview with Patricia A. Warner
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
28 June 2005
Collection
Patricia A. Warner Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
6:16:55 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Commander Patricia Warner describes her experiences as a Navy Nurse. Warner's career which spanned from the 1950s to the 1980's included a tour aboard the USS Sanctuary, a hospital ship based off the coast of Da Nang.
Citation
Interview with Patricia A. Warner,  28 June 2005, Patricia A. Warner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0430>.
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OH0430, Patricia A. Warner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0245
Record Number
107220
Title
Interview with Larry Wasserman
Interview Date
02 December 2002
Collection
Larry Wasserman Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:36:47 min/sec
Description
(USAF) Larry Wasserman, originally from Chicago, Illinois served in the U.S. Air Force for ten years from 1966 until 1976. He did his basic training at Lackland AFB and his advanced training at Sheppard AFB, both in Texas. Larry was in Vietnam from July 1967 until July 1968 and served with the 12th Air Commando Squadron based at Bien Hoa. He was a mechanic for C-123s which took part in Operation RANCH HAND. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Larry Wasserman,  02 December 2002, Larry Wasserman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0245>.
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OH0245, Larry Wasserman Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0165
Record Number
93933
Title
Interview with Philip Watson
Interview Date
23 April 2001
Collection
Philip Watson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:35:12 min/sec
Description
(USN) Philip Watson served with the US Navy in Vietnam from September 1968 to May 1969 when he was wounded and medically evacuated. He served as a radio operator with the Naval Support Activity Detachment at Da Nang and Sa Huynh. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Philip Watson,  23 April 2001, Philip Watson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0165>.
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OH0165, Philip Watson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0232
Record Number
102690
Title
Interview with John Wear
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
29 October 2002
Collection
John Wear Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
03:31:59 min/sec
Description
(USMC)
Citation
Interview with John Wear,  29 October 2002, John Wear Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0232>.
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OH0232, John Wear Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0273
Record Number
116557
Title
Interview with Charles White
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Charles White Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USA) Charles White served with the United States Army in Vietnam from early January to late December 1968. He served with the 8th Battalion, 4th Field Artillery. His Battalion provided significant support to Marine operations in the I CTZ area to include support during the siege of Khe Sanh during the TET OFFENSIVE of 1968. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Charles White,  Undated, Charles White Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0273>.
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OH0273, Charles White Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0063
Record Number
35791
Title
Interview with James H. Willbanks
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
20 September 2000
Collection
James Willbanks Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:44:37 hr/min/sec
Description
(USA) James Willbanks served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1971 to 1972. He served as an officer with the Special Liaison Detachment, Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force in Vietnam. He later served with Advisory Team 87, the Combat Assistance Team assigned to the 18th ARVN Division.
Citation
Interview with James H. Willbanks,  20 September 2000, James Willbanks Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0063>.
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OH0063, James Willbanks Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0540
Record Number
498297
Title
Interview with Barry Zorthian
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
25 July 2006
Collection
Barry & Margaret Zorthian Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
11:30:48 hr/min/sec
Description
(AP) Head of Associated Press stationed in Vietnam from 1965 to 1968, Barry Zorthian, discusses some of hie experiences and opinions concerning the Vietnam War.
Citation
Interview with Barry Zorthian,  25 July 2006, Barry & Margaret Zorthian Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0540>.
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OH0540, Barry & Margaret Zorthian Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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Item Number
OH0849
Record Number
498300
Title
Interview with Barry Zorthian
Interviewer
Bob Horton
Interview Date
18 January 2005
Media Type
Oral History
Length
00:48:10 hr/min/sec
Description
Barry Zorthian discusses the career of Douglas Pike, the role of JUSPAO in Vietnam, and other topics related to the Vietnam War.
Citation
Interview with Barry Zorthian,  18 January 2005, , The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0849>.
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OH0849, , The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
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