Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains 16 letters written by Bruce Hildebrand, a Lieutenant in the 541st Military Intelligence Detachment,11th Armored Cavalry during the Vietnam War. The letters are addressed to his parents in Dayton, Ohio and were written between 1969 and 1970. Topics covered include his day-to-day activities, sports back home, descriptions of combat, and the mood of the officers.
The Gary P. Carperter collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, slides and papers collected by Gary P. Carpenter. Scrapbooks include postcards from various sources, depicting ships and airplanes with detailed descriptons of the ships. Photographs and slides document Gary P. Carpenter's life during the Vietnam War. Other papers include ephemera such as brochures and programs from cruise ships compiled by Gary P. Carpenter.
Letters, 1968-1969, of Michael Dennis Hoffman, a Private First Class in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. The first letters describe Hoffman's training, including shifts on guard duty, combat training, and equipment. During training he is stationed at Fort Lewis and Yakima Firing Center, both in Washington. Hoffman is then sent to Vietnam and the letters from 15 June 1969 until the last letter, 25 August 1969, are sent from there.
3 letters written by Ronald P. Miner, while on duty in Vietnam with the 560th MP Co. to Michele Egnot at James Madison College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, February to May, 1969.
The letters are mostly of a personal nature, but Miner also describes the arrest of an AWOL soldier and being shot at while on patrol by a GI who was carrying illegal drugs.
Photographs of exhibit by Stuart E. Krentcil entitled "The Reluctant Observer, The Face of War-A Vietnam Trilogy" shown at West Point and the University of Hartford as well as various art galleries across the United States. The exhibit has 3 components: Vietnam War photographs during 1969-1970, Welcome home parade down Broadway NYC, circa fall 1973, HBO Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Concert, July 4, 1987. Program for the exhibit is also inlcuded.