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Scope and Contents Brian Walker begins by describing growing up in Wisconsin and being interested in flying at an early age. He decided to join the Navy while attending the University of Wisconsin at Stout. He continues by describing his experience in flight training including flying T-34s, T-28s, and the F-9. In early 1967, Walker got his orders to join VA-34 on board Intrepid where he would fly attack aircraft (A-4), which he describes as being like a sports car. Prior to Vietnam, Walker spent about two weeks...
Scope and Contents The Gerald McDonald letters contain correspondence between McDonald and his cousin Patsy, her husband, Dick, and their daughter, Charlene. The letters discuss family life, McDonald's impending marriage to Clem, then fiancé, now wife, life aboard the Intrepid, various ports of call McDonald has visited and the often negative reception the crew has received, and what items family members want sent back from the various ports.