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Box: 1-5

Vietnam file, 1961-2005

Scope and Content Note

Includes memoir, psychological warfare leaflets, collected materials, and photographs. Arranged by format.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

"Memories of a U.S. Army Replacement Battalion: Service and Disservice to the Vietnam War Effort," by Peter O. Hefron, Ph.D. Unpublished typescript, 2005

Box: 1

Psychological warfare leaflets

Box: 1

North Vietnam

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

"U.S. Officers and Men in the 25th Infantry Division"

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

"Officers and Men in the 1st Air Cav. Div."; "G.I.'s in Dongdu Basecamp!"(2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

"Letter of 3 U.S. P.O.Ws to drivers in the U.S. Army in S.V.N.," "Letter of 3 US P.O.Ws to G.I.s in South [sic] V.N." (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

"P.O.W. Smith to G.I's"; "Impression of US Released P.O.W"; "Rallied Man Nolan to 1st and 25th Infantrymen!" (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

"Letter of a Colored P.O.W. to Colored G.I.s in S.V.N."; "Where is the Battlefield of Colored Americans?" (4)

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

"Toll Bigger Than Last Year"; "When Will Your Turn Be?"; "Repatriate or Die!"

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

"U.S. Officers and GIs!"; "Welcome to G.I.s Opposing the US Imperialist Aggressive War in South Vietnam?" (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

"American GIs"; "Officers and Men in the US Armed Forces in South VN!" (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

"Early End to the Vietnam War, American Troops Back Home Now"; "U.S. Servicemen!" (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

"G.I.s, Refuse to go out fighting an dying for the capitalist gun-dealers and the rotten puppets in Saigon"; "Put down the corrupt puppet administration of Thiê u-Ky-Huon?"; "Peace of Vietnam, Bring Americans Home." (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

"The 10 point over-all solution of the SVNNLF to the South Vietnam problem helps restore peace in V.N."; "American G.I's" (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

"Why???"; "Early end to the Vietnam war, American troops back home now!" (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

"Hey, Hey LBJ, How many kids did you kill today?"; "American GI's!" (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

"American Servicemen!"; "The US should immediately begin pulling its troops out of Vietnam with all possible speed" (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

"What's in Washington's war for you?"; "Senator Wayne Morse (AP April 29, 1967)"; "Do you know?" (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

"American officers and men" [1 laminated leaflet]

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

"U.S. Army in South Vietnam! [photocopy]

Box: 1

South Vietnam and the United States

Box: 1 : 19

"Chieu Hoi-The Winning Ticket (MACV Command Information Pamphlet 6-68, July 1968)" (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

"'Chiêu Hồi' mang lai cho bạn một đ ời sống tự dọ và hạnh phúc (4-23-69)"; "Một thúỏng dân đ ang nộp...(6-400-69)"; "Hãy trở về trong danh...(2756)" (4)

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

"Hồi Chánh thật là dễ dàng (2632)"; "Chieu Hoi-The Winning Ticket"; "Chiêu Hồi, Chiêu Hồi, dấu vũ-khí" (6-361-68). (6)

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

"Bạn có biết sự thật? (2380);" (7)

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

"Làm sao đ ề đ ứợc an-toàn? (6-194-69) (6)

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

"Ðừng đ ợi đ ến khi... (147-66-R)"; "Ðây phóng pháo cơ khong lồ B.52" (146-66-1); "Chính phủ muốn đ ồng..." (SP-2316). (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

"Lòng nhân đ ạo..." (3040). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

"Các bạn cán bộ" (3041). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

"Giấy thông-hành." (3)

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

"Saigon đ ẹp lấm" (4-15-69). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

"Anh hãy về dây..." (3488); "Đồng bào miền Nam..." (3494). (2)

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

"Các bạn cán-binh trong hang ngữ Việt-Cộng" (SP-1380). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

"Các bạn cán-binh trong M.T.G.P. chúý!!" (6-443-68). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

"Có phải những nguời này..." (SP-1415); "Cùng các bạn cán binh..." (3501). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 33

"Cùng các bạn chiền sĩ từ bác vào Nam" (2547). (1)

Box/Folder: 1 : 34

Clippings about psychological warfare

Box: 1

Other collected material/subject files, 1961-1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 35

Anti-Vietnam war pamphlets, collected in and around Boston, 1970-1973

Box/Folder: 1 : 36

Bombing of Vietnam

Box/Folder: 1 : 37

Campaign against drug abuse and prostitutes, U.S. military

Box/Folder: 1 : 38

Combat humor, material produced by U.S. Army personnel

Box/Folder: 1 : 39

Elections, Republic of Vietnam (South), pamphlets, 1967 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 40

Legal basis for U.S. intervention in Vietnam (copies of documents), 1954-1964; U.S.-North Vietnam peace agreement (photocopy), 1973

Box/Folder: 1 : 41

Maps of Vietnam, issued by U.S. Army

Box/Folder: 1 : 42

Miscellany, U.S. Armed Forces: "Code of Conduct" card, military payment certificates, Geneva Convention identification card, U.S. postage stamp (1979) with explanation of Vietnam Service Medal attached

Box/Folder: 1 : 43

My Lai massacre

Box/Folder: 1 : 44

POW-MIA campaigns

Box/Folder: 1 : 45

Public information and press releases, U.S. military, 1969

Box/Folder: 1 : 46

Publications, Republic of Vietnam (South), 1969 and undated

Box: 1-2

Publications, U.S. Army in Vietnam

Box/Folder: 1 : 47

Military units, 1966-1970: Uptight, Winter 1970; The Hurricane, October 1969; Vietnam: A Pictorial; Time magazine insert, "The Negro in Viet Nam," 1967

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Soldiers: "A Pocket Guide to Vietnam," 1962; "Handbook for U.S. Forces in Vietnam," 1968; "RVNAF" (Republic of Viet Nam Armed Forces), 1969; "The Enemy You Face," 1969

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Vietnamese employees: Thông Cảm , December 1969, March 1970, and April 1970

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Publications, U.S. Department of State, about Vietnam, 1961-1970

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Publications, non-governmental, about Vietnam War

Box: 2-5

Photographs, 1969-1970; 1995-2003

Box: 2

90th Replacement Battalion, U.S. Army, Long Binh, South Vietnam, 1969-1970

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

General pictures

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Meritorious unit citation, June 1969

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Medical Civic Action Program, near Long Binh,

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Civic action program with Cao Thai village

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Site of communist rocket attack on base, spring 1970

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Monsoon rains,

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Various, including dispensary, post exchange and unit mascot dog, "Brandy"

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

178th Company, Tan Son Nhut airbase, Saigon

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

259th Company, processing troops at end of tour of duty

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Headquarter Detachment, Long Binh (file 1)

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Headquarter Detachment, Long Binh (file 2), includes some photos of 178th Company at Tan Son Nhut airbase

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Processing incoming soldiers at Bien Hoa airbase

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

U.S. Army Vietnam headquarters, Long Binh

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Australian military base, Vung Tau

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Various scenes, around Long Binh and Saigon, May 1969-April 1970

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

U.S. Army quartermaster laundry for soldiers, on road between Long Binh and Saigon

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Saigon during wartime, May 1969-April 1970

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Saigon, remains of zoo

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Rural Development Corps

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Aerial views of Vietnam

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Route 1 between Long Binh and Saigon

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

South Vietnam, government buildings and religious buildings

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

U.S. Embassy, Saigon and Hanoi, 1969-1995

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

Former presidential palaces, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

Various postcards and photos, 1990s

Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Cholon, Chinese quarter of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), 1969 and 2003

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Hue, postcards and photos, 1995

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), 1995 and 2003

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

French colonial influenced architecture and art, 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 3 : 18

Chinese influence in Vietnam

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

War memorials and cemeteries, 1995 and 2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Cao Dai religion

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

War museums, Hue, Hanoi and Danang, 1995 and 2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Historic museums, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), 1995 and 2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Hanoi, 1995

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Booklets from historic museums, 1995-2003, file 1

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Booklets from historic museums, 1995-2003, file 2

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

North Vietnamese revolutionary art, 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

Vietnam, countryside around Hanoi, Danang, Cuchi, 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 10

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 4 : 11

Mekong River Delta, 2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

My Tho (Mekong Delta), 2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Pollution and recycling, Mekong Delta, 2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Can Tho, car battery recycling shop, 2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Can Tho (Mekong Delta), 2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Places associated with South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Ho Chi Minh monuments, 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

Birth control and AIDS/HIV, 1995-2003

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Miscellaneous

Box: 5-8

Asia (Other than Vietnam) file, circa 1990s-2000s

Scope and Content Note

Consists of collected materials such as booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, photographs, and sound recordings. Arranged by country.
Box/Folder: 5

Cambodia and Thailand

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Tuol Sleng Prison museum, Phnom Penh

Box/Folder: 5 : 10

Destroyed buildings, Phnom Penh

Box/Folder: 5 : 11

Choeung Ek, "Killing Fields" memorial

Box/Folder: 5 : 12

Vietnamese Victory monument, and other sites in Phnom Penh

Box/Folder: 5 : 13

Military museum, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Box/Folder: 5 : 14

Thailand, "Bridge over the River Kwai," Kanchana Buri

Box: 5

China: People's Republic

Box/Folder: 5 : 15

Revolutionary Songs of China (songbook), 1971

Box/Folder: 5 : 16

Beijing: Chinese Revolutionary History Museum

Box/Folder: 5 : 17

Beijing: Anti Japanese Resistance War museum

Box/Folder: 5 : 18

Nanjing: Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, 1996

Box/Folder: 5 : 17

Shanghai: Site of the first session of the First Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Record Cabinet

Sound recordings

Record Cabinet

The East is Red / Sailing the Seas Depends Upon the Helmsman (China Record Company / Guozi Shudian, XM-1031, 33 1/3 r.p.m. sound disc, undated)

Record Cabinet

Historical Songs of the Revolution, sung and accompanied by the Central Music Ensemble (China Record Company / Guozi Shudian, XM-1033, 33 1/3 r.p.m. sound disc, undated)

Record Cabinet

Two further records, China Record Company / Guozi Shudian, XM-1030 and XM-1037, 33 1/3 r.p.m. sound disc, undated)

Box: 6

China: Republic of (Taiwan)

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

Quemoy (Kinmen) and Matsu Islands: photographs

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

Quemoy (Kinmen) and Matsu Islands: postcards and book

Box: 6-7

Japan

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

Tokyo: Yasukuni Shrine, booklets

Box/Folder: 6 : 4

Tokyo: Yasukuni Shrine, photographs, 1999

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

Tokyo: Chidorigafuchi Shrine, photographs, 2004

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

Hiroshima: Peace Park and Museum, 1999

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

Hiroshima: Peace Museum, temporary exhibit on women in wartime, 1999

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

Hiroshima: Peace Park, postcards

Box/Folder: 6 : 9

Hiroshima: War Memorial, Gokuko Shinto Shrine, 1999

Box/Folder: 6 : 10

Nagasaki: Brochures and pamphlets about memorials, museums

Box/Folder: 6 : 11

Nagasaki: Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, booklets and postcards

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Nagasaki: Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, photographs, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Nagasaki: Urakami Branch Prison memorial, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Nagasaki: Cathedral ruins, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

Nagasaki: Epicenter Park, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

Nagasaki: Peace Park, statues, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Posters: Japanese and British, World War II (postcards)

Box/Folder: 7 : 7

Various Japanese memorials to war dead: Guam, Saipan, Nagoya (Japan), Corregidor (Philippines), 1998-2002

Box/Folder: 7 : 8

Various memorials to nationalities killed by Japanese in World War II: Guam, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, 1994-1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 9

Okinawa: various memorials, 1998

Box/Folder: 7 : 10

Tokyo: Admiral Togo Shinto shrine, 2004

Box/Folder: 7 : 11

Tokyo: General Nogi Shinto shrine, 2004

Box: 8

Korea (South)

Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Seoul: Monuments regarding history of Japanese colonialism

Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Korean War: Inchon landing memorials and museums

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Republic of Korea Military Museum and Memorial

Box/Folder: 8 : 4

Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom

Box: 8

Mongolia

Box: 8

Ulan Bator

Box: 8

Philippines

Box: 8

Corregidor

Box: 8

Singapore

Box: 8-12

Europe file, 1918-1994

Scope and Content Note

Contains collected materials such as booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, postcards, and photographs. Arranged by country.
Box: 8-9

Poland

Box: 8

Anti-Communism, 1918-1990

Box: 8

Polish nationalism, 1914-1918

Box: 8

Battle of Westerplatte, Danzig/Gdansk, 1939

Box: 8

Pawiak Prison Museum, Warsaw

Box: 8

Anti-Nazi monuments and memorials

Box: 8

Polish victims of World War II

Box: 8

Warsaw Uprising, 1944

Box: 8

Anti-Communist monuments, including Katyn Forest

Box: 8

World War II memorials, various

Box: 8

Polish Government in Exile, London

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

Poland under Communism

Box: 9

Solidarity (Solidarność) monuments

Box: 9

Role of the Catholic Church in opposing communism

Box: 9

St. Brigid's Church, Gdańsk

Box: 9

Father Jerzy Popieluszko

Box: 9

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Warsaw

Box: 9

Polish Military Museum, Warsaw

Box: 9

Polish Communist government buildings, Warsaw

Box: 9

Changes in Poland after Communist rule

Box: 9

Eastern Europe, other

Box: 9

Albania

Box: 9

Czech Republic, memorial at Lidice

Box: 9

Romania, 1979

Box: 10

Germany, East and West

Box: 10

Berlin

Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Berlin Wall, checkpoints

Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Brandenburg Gate, with Quadriga sculpture

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Berlin Wall, anti-Soviet graffiti

Box/Folder: 10 : 4

Berlin Wall, opening of wall, Nov-89

Box/Folder: 10 : 5

Berlin Wall, West German graffiti

Box/Folder: 10 : 6

Television Tower, Alexanderplatz

Box/Folder: 10 : 7

Neue Wache, Memorial to Victims of Fascism

Box/Folder: 10 : 8

Military parades and Marxist monuments, 1985-1989

Box/Folder: 10 : 9

Statue of Friedrich the Great, Unter den Linden

Box/Folder: 10 : 10

East German government buildings

Box/Folder: 10 : 11

40th anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II (pamphlet), 1985

Box/Folder: 10 : 12

East German tourist brochure, Berlin, 1978

Box/Folder: 10 : 13

West Berlin, various photographs and postcards

Box: 10

East Germany

Box/Folder: 10 : 14

Transition, 1990-1993

Box/Folder: 10 : 15

Transition, Jena, 1988; Leipzig, 1989

Box/Folder: 10 : 16

Political souvenirs

Box: 11

Cold War history

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Berlin Airlift: Postcards, postage stamps, and photographs of Tempelhof Airport

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

Four Power division of Berlin

Box/Folder: 11 : 3

Boundary wall dividing East and West Germany, 1990

Box/Folder: 11 : 4

Soviet military forces and installations, East Germany

Box: 11

Reunification, 1990

Box/Folder: 11 : 5

Postcards

Box/Folder: 11 : 6

Opposition graffiti

Box/Folder: 11 : 7

Street name changes

Box/Folder: 11 : 8

SED (former East German ruling party)

Box: 11

Historic monuments and museums

Box/Folder: 11 : 9

Victory Column (Siegessäule), Berlin

Box/Folder: 11 : 10

Monument to Kaiser Wilhelm I, Koblenz

Box/Folder: 11 : 11

World War I memorials

Box/Folder: 11 : 12

Nazi concentration camps (in and outside of Germany)

Box/Folder: 11 : 13

Memorials to German resistance leaders, World War II / July 20 plot, Berlin

Box/Folder: 11 : 14

Museum of Unconditional Surrender of Germany, Berlin-Karlshorst

Box/Folder: 11 : 15

Soviet War memorials

Box/Folder: 11 : 16

Bitburg cemetery

Box/Folder: 11 : 17

Exhibits of Weimar-era and anti-Nazi art

Box/Folder: 11 : 18

Potsdam, Schloss Cecilienhof, site of Potsdam Conference, 1945

Box: 11

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 11 : 18

West German attitudes toward America, 1980s

Box/Folder: 11 : 19

Bonn and its environs, including Konrad Adenauer memorials

Box/Folder: 11 : 20

Peace movements, West Germany, 1980s

Box: 12

Other European

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

French battlefields from World War I, World War II: Photographs and postcards

Box/Folder: 12 : 2

Valle de los Caidos (Valley of the Fallen), Spain

Box/Folder: 12 : 3

Belfast, Northern Ireland: Photographs of murals and military activity

Box/Folder: 12 : 4

Opposition to nuclear arms, Great Britain, 1984-1990

Box/Folder: 12 : 5

Malta, Guide to National War Museum, 1994

Box/Folder: 12 : 6

Denmark, Museum of Denmark's Fight for Freedom, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 12 : 7

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Leaflet dropped by NATO planes with humanitarian supplies, 1992

Box/Folder: 12 : 8

Karl Marx: Monuments and historic sites, Great Britain and Germany

Box/Folder: 12 : 9

Georgia: Stalin Museum, Gori, Georgia

Box: 12

Miscellany, 1961-2003

Scope and Content Note

Includes leaflets, currency, and other collected materials. Arranged by country or organization.
Box/Folder: 12 : 10

Angola: Leaflet promoting Jonas Savimbi, 1992

Box/Folder: 12 : 11

Iran: Currency following overthrow of Shah, 1979; and postage stamp honoring assassin of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, 1982

Box/Folder: 12 : 12

Iraq: Photocopies of leaflets used by American and coalition forces against Iraqi Army, 1991 and 2003

Box/Folder: 12 : 13

United Nations: Card with rules of conduct of U.N. Peacekeepers

Box/Folder: 12 : 14

United States: "The Family Fallout Shelter," Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense, 1961