Showing Collections: 1–10 of 12
- Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American X
Call Number: AMS-1U-B10
Overview: Kenneth Allen Berube (1943-1967), Class of 1966, is honored on Panel 24E, Row 99 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in Washington, D.C. and on Brown University’s War Memorial, installed on the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle, near Soldier's Arch. This collection contains photocopies of official papers and low-quality images documenting Berube’s military career, and personal recollections of two Marines who served with him in Vietnam.
Call Number: AMS-1U-C13
Abstract: This collection contains biographical information about Michael John Carley (Brown University Class of 1962), who was killed in action (KIA 670227) while copiloting a helicopter mission in the Vietnam War. Carley had flown 320 missions, entitling him to 16 Air Medals. A large part of the collection is in the form of an oral history and other recollections by his widow, Connie Worthington (Brown University/Pembroke Class of 1968). Worthington talks about their days as students at Brown...
Call Number: AMS-1U-C12
Overview: This collection contains the 2011 oral history interview of Harold F. Chorney (Class of 1961) by Professor Elizabeth Taylor and supplementary biographical materials as part of the Vietnam Vets Oral History Project. His recollections concentrate on the years 1957 to 1976 and include Brown University days as proctor of Plantation House and Air Force ROTC, survival school training, flying for the Military Air Transport Squadron transporting cargo, Air Evacuation, “embassy runs,” 37 Vietnam...
Call Number: AMS-1U-G8
Overview: This collection contains an oral history interview of James K. Gardner (Class of 1965) by Professor Elizabeth Taylor on January 28, 2011 as part of the Vietnam Veteran's oral history project at Brown University. In the interview he relates his memories of Brown University during his undergraduate and graduate school days, noting how thing changed from 1965 to 1968. A majority of the interview focuses on his experiences as a Lieutenant in the Navy's Civil Engineer Corps before and during his...
Call Number: AMS-1U-H13
Overview: This collection contains a typed memoir written by John H. Hartman for his children and grandchildren about his experiences during the Vietnam War. He titled it: “Once a Marine - 1 June 1964 to 31 December 1969.” The memoir starts with his Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship at Brown University then discusses his training in the United State Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot, his experiences during his tour of duty in Vietnam flying H-46 helicopters as a member of Marine...
Call Number: AMS-1U-2016-035
Overview: This collection contains the personal memoir written in 2016 by Jonathan R. Phillips (Class of 1968) about his years at Brown University, the Vietnam War, and his friends. He included 5 photographs from the 1960s to illustrate his story. He enlisted in the Army and was inducted on November 8, 1968. After basic training he served with Company B, 7th Cavalry, First Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam until June 1970. His career after Vietnam has been in investment management.
Call Number: AMS-1U-S6
Overview: The Robert A. Seiple (Class of 1965) oral history and papers related to the Vietnam War include an oral history interview of Robert Seiple conducted by Professor Beth Taylor in 2011 about his days at Brown University and his military experiences during the Vietnam War, publications by Robert Seiple that include his Vietnam experiences, his viewpoints and material about his faith in action. A large part of the collection is a unique assemblage of letters written by Robert Seiple to his parents...
Call Number: AMS-1U-2016-031
Overview: John Brooks Sherman (1940-1966), (Brown, Class of 1962) was a pilot during the Vietnam War with the Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 235 attached to Marine Aircraft Group 11 at Da Nang, Vietnam. He was shot down during a bombing flight on March 25, 1966. This collection contains Sherman's utility knife and wrist watch which were recovered from his body by Vietnamese soldier Nguyen Ý Chí. These personal items were returned to the United States in 2016 after many years of investigation to...
Call Number: AMS-1U-S8
Overview: Theodore S. Sienicki recorded information about his service during the Vietnam War in response to questions posed by John F. "Jay" Barry (Class of 1950), Associate Editor of the Brown Alumni Monthly. The recording was made in July 1973, four months after Sienicki had returned home from being a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. This collection contains the transcription of that recording and the article published in the Brown Alumni Monthly based on it by Jay Barry. Sienicki tells the story...
Call Number: AMS-1U-T5
Overview: This collection is an oral history of David Taylor conducted by Professor Beth Taylor in 2010 about his experiences at Brown University and his military service during the Vietnam War. It includes uniforms he wore during the Vietnam War and supporting biographical information about David Taylor. Taylor attended Brown University on a Naval ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1966 before joining the Marine Corps. In the summer of 1968, after 18 months of flight school training, David served as a...