Jack E. Telling Vietnam War Correspondence Collection

Authors

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

U.S.A., U.S. Soldiers, correspondence, San Francisco, CA, Port Huron, MI, troops, postal service, postal stamp, women at home, Quang Nam, Vietnam, medical personnel, pilot, father, son, husband, wife, marriage, post-war plans, going home, landscapes, hot weather, combat, ambush, tactics, artillery, sentry, North Vietnamese Army (N.V.A.), thoughts on the enemy, civilization, humor, family, insignia

Publication Date

7-12-1967

Subject Terms

Jack E. Telling; Mary S. Brookes; July 12, 1967; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Port Huron (MI)-- History-- 20th Century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Personal Narratives; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Social conditions 20th century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Social life and customs 20th century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Women - History - 20th Century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Marine Corps; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Regimental histories 1st Battalion, 5th Marines Regiment; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Regimental histories 1st Marine Division 2nd Platoon Delta Company; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Quang Nam; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. War Work; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Marine Corps Letterhead;

Summary

This collection contains one letter written by Jack E. Telling to Mary S. Brookes [the donor's mother] while he was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was killed in action on September 4, 1967.

Identifier

2015.057.w.r._Telling_vietnamwar_1967-07-12_001

 
 

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