Celebrations -- Holidays -- Christmas
Subject Source: Topics (Dtic)
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, March 15–December 1967- This correspondence was sent to Feoloa’s girlfriend Arlene Trentacoste. Much of it expresses his love for Arlene. Another frequent topic is the route and itinerary of Intrepid and its participation in the Vietnam War. Listed below are selected letters and some key subjects they cover.- March 15 -- Flight operations, negative feelings on “this place,” Tonkin Gulf ships, Navy abbreviations. - March 18, 1967 -- Storm. - March 21 --...
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.
Scope and Contents Card, Holiday; Card with black and white photograph of Intrepid with "Greetings" printed underneath it in red ink. Inside the card has "Best wishes // for // Christmas // and the // New Year" printed in red ink. The back of the card has a handwritten note to Smith's Mom & Dad in blue ink.
Overview James Richard Jones, who went by Jim, was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer with attack squadron VA-34, which was embarked on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) in 1967. His diary chronicles his time aboard USS Intrepid and mentioned several major events in Intrepid's history at that time.
Identifier: OHP 119
Overview The Lane Warren Peterson papers cover Peterson's time aboard Intrepid during World War II. This collection includes Intrepid publications such as the USS Intrepid magazine, and internal documents such as Plans of the Day and news releases given to sailors. It also includes poems and letters collected by and sent to Petereson, most of them jokes and other stories that have little to do with naval service.
Identifier: OHP 136