Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
C. Barrett Graham papers
Contents Note Letters (34 items) of Marine Corps Lieutenant C. Barrett Graham (VMI Class of 1967). The letters were written to his parents and other family members, primarily during his tour of duty in Vietnam, 1968-1969. Graham served as a rifle platoon commander based at An Hoa (F Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines) and subsequently was stationed at supply headquarters in Da Nang. Topics include patrols, general descriptions of countryside and villagers, destroying North Vietnamese food supplies....
Gates T. Richards Papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of slides, photographs, printed material, leaflets and propaganda material, and miscellaneous documents dating from Richards' service in a Psychological Operations unit during the Vietnam War, 1966-1967
Gilbert L. Newbold papers
Scope and Contents Documents, approximately 100 items, from the career of Gilbert L. Newbold. The papers are primarily concerned with Newbold's career with the U.S. Information Agency and Voice of America in S.E. Asia during the 1950's and 1960's, and include letters and memos concerning the VOA operation in South Vietnam. Other items include his military personnel records and documents from his State Department assignments.
Major General C. Ernest Edgar III papers
Scope and Contents The papers span the military and civilian careers of General Edgar. Included are files that document every significant Corps of Engineers assignment, arranged chronologically. Included is information about his service overseas at Heilbronn, Germany with the 237th Engineer Battalion (1958-1961); Vietnam War assignments (U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam, 1965-66; and as CO 577th Engineer Battalion Construction , 1969-1970; Commander and District Engineer, Little Rock District (1975-1978)...
Military Oral History Collection
Scope and Contents The oral history collection spans the World War II era through recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. One interview (Frank Buckles) covers World War I service. The majority of the interviews were conducted by VMI cadets taking courses in military history. The interview files and recordings are housed in the VMI Archives.
Richard L. Irby Personal Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers consist of correspondence and memoranda, military orders, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material primarily documenting the U.S. Army career (1939-1971) of Major General Richard L. Irby. The collection includes information about the activities of of the 1st Cavalry Division during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Thomas T. Oliver collection
Contents Note The collection contains four citations, 1967-1968, awarded to Captain Captain Oliver. Included are Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, and Bronze Star. In addition, it includes letters of condolence sent to Capt. Oliver's mother.
VMI Alumni in the Vietnam War service survey documents
Scope and Contents The collection consists of completed alumni survey documents asking for summary of service. Some alumni also submitted additional information.
VMI at War Project collection
Collection — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents This collection contains autobiographical and biographical information about military service from alumni veterans of World War II through the first Gulf War. The alumni responses range in length from short summaries to longer narrative descriptions detailing service. Some files contain related photographs and/or documents.
William H. Dabney Papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of oral history interviews; printed material; articles and clippings; citations for military awards, photographs; military papers; incoming correspondence; and other material relating the career of COL William H. Dabney, USMC. Included is information about COL Dabney's role in the Battle of Khe Sanh, defense of Hill 881S ( Hill 881 S.