Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Tom LaBlanc, Interview Date: 1976 January 12, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
The papers of Howard H. Hutsell include five letters written by Captain Hutsell to Melba “Ginger” Hutsell, his wife, while serving in Vietnam from April to August 1967. The letters were addressed from various locations in Vietnam including Đức Phổ Base Camp and Pleiku.
The papers of James H. Nieuwenhuis include seven letters written by Master Sargeant Nieuwenhuis to Mary Virginia, his wife, and Carol Ann, their daughter, while serving in Vietnam from August 1966 to January 1967.
The papers of Laine E. Wright include five letters written by Wright to his parents in Apple Valley, California while serving in Vietnam from January to August 1968. Wright served in Da Nang. His first letter recounts an attack against his unit and an audio recording he made and would send to his parents. Wright’s religious faith is mentioned throughout his letters.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Leo (Koja?), Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017
An oral history interview with Helicopter Crew Chief Leo (Koja?). This interview was conducted by Carol Rolfson on an unknown date in the 1970s. Leo Koja(?) shared information about his life while he is deployed at Chu Lai in his interview. He talked about his experiences and decisions in comparison to choices made by other enlisted men. He also described his thoughts about the Vietnamese people and the actions of President Richard Nixon the U.S. government during the war.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Staff Sergeant Myan, Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017
An oral history interview with Staff Sergeant Myan. This interview was conducted by Dave Conley on an unknown date in the 1970s. Myan served in the Vietnam War and this interview discussed his views about the Vietnam War and the politics of the time. Myan also shared his first hand experience in the Vietnam War.
The collection consists of newspaper clippings related to activities of Students for Democratic Society and a statement of resignation by the group's Vice-President, Larry Clawson, outlining his grievances with the national organization.
Includes propaganda leaflets in both English and Vietnamese, newspaper clippings from American and Vietnamese newspapers, and a photo of a North Vietnamese soldier.