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- Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, 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-2016-032
Overview: The JPEG images in this collection are from the tour of duty in Vietnam of LCDR Vincent F. Geremia, Jr., M.D. (Brown Class of 1959), where he served in the Medical Service Corps, US Navy, 1st Marine Division as a physician from 1967-1968. They include images of his hospital facilities (Chu Lai and Da Nang) and environs, and scenes in local villages (Sam Hi), the countryside, and in the city of Da Nang.
Dates: 1967 March - 1968 January
Call Number: AMS-1U-G9
Overview: This collections contains materials about the life of Geoffrey Charles Getman (Class of 1965) and his service in the Army during the Vietnam War. The materials were collected as part of the Vietnam Veterans Archive project by Professor Beth Taylor. Getman trained as an Infantry Captain, but after receiving serious wounds in January 1968, recovering, and receiving a purple heart, was assigned to desk jobs thereafter. His last position in Vietnam was as XO of LRRP company E/20 LRRP (Long Range...
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-K5
Overview: This collection is primarily information from the interview of Barry Kowalski, Class of 1966 by Professor Beth Taylor of Brown University for the Vietnam Veterans Archive collection. The interview was by telephone, on February 21, 2011. The interview draws on Barry Kowalski’s recollections of his years at Brown (1962 to 1966, graduating with a B.A. in Political Science), and his military training and experiences in Vietnam. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in the fall of 1966,...
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...