Viet Nam (nation) -- North Vietnam (territory)
Subject Source: Places (Getty Thesaurus Of Geographic Names)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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 Brian Walker served as a pilot on board Intrepid during the ship’s second deployment to Vietnam in 1967. He was a lieutenant junior grade with squadron VA-34. Mr. Walker was one of the pilots who lived in the bunkroom nicknamed “Triple Stix,” and one of the contributors to the “Triple Stix” log, which is in the collection. The Brian Walker papers contain correspondence, a flight log book, and other documents pertaining his time as a pilot on Intrepid and other aircraft carriers in the Vietnam...
Overview The Fred Lugar Papers consist of mostly postcards bought and sent while serving on Intrepid from April 1, 1967 to May 1, 1968. Two letters and five postcards are addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Bud Whittaker, Lugar's aunt and uncle. In them, he discusses topics such as Ports of Call, items he bought in port, visiting the Great Buddha and the zoo in Japan, strikes against North Vietnam, rank promotion, Intrepid in the Tonkin Gulf, visiting Hong Kong, and other family goings on. 14 other postcards...
Overview The Henry Chevalier Papers include a Navy Supply Corps newsletter, an Intrepid Sentinel, a Plan of the Day from a Dependent's Cruise, and a newspaper clipping from Chevalier's time aboard USS Intrepid. Chevalier served on board Intrepid as a boiler technician third class (BT3) from September 1968 until June 1972.
Identifier: OHP 081
Scope and Contents Mike Krebs served aboard Intrepid as an attack aviator in VA-34, flying A-4 Skyhawks during Intrepid’s second deployment to Vietnam in 1967. He began his interview by explaining that he grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin, studied electrical engineering at Marquette University, and joined the NROTC. Krebs then continued, stating that after graduation he received orders to attend fight school at Saufley Field in Pensacola, Florida. While discussing his flight training, Krebs noted that he also flew...