Lawrence Emanuel Houck II Vietnam War Correspondence Collection

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Keywords

U.S.A., U.S. Soldiers, correspondence, San Francisco, CA, army, troops, postal service, postal stamp, Palmyra, PA, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Hanoi, Phu Bai, Da Nang, Chu Lai, An Khe, Qui Nhon, Nha Trang, Cam Ranh Bay, Bien Hoa, Saigon, Dong Ha, bunker, Tokyo, prostitution, marriage, wife, husband, health and sickness, soldier slang, morale, post-war hopes, recreation and entertainment, leisure, culture, race, sex, loneliness, homesickness, leave, rules and regulations, comradery, assignment, training, rank, weapon, food, military kit, rations, foreign occupation, USS Princeton, USS Iwo Jima, naval warfare, tanks, air raid, air craft, helicopter, medical personnel, medical treatment, military intelligence, shrapnel, injury, death, thoughts on the enemy, military equipment, hospital, transportation, humor, map, uncle, man power, war wounded, public opinion, causalities, artillery, discontent, territorial forces, territory, U.S. Seventh Fleet, Ready Room, bunker, Helicopter (the UH-34D), medevac, modernization, westernization, capitalism, ROKs (Republic of Korea soldiers), USS Princeton, USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31), USS Repose (AH-16), USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2), Hospital ship, Cua Viet Base, People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN), North Vietnamese Army (NVA), etc., Socialist Republic of Vietnam, demilitarized zone

Publication Date

5-10-1968

Subject Terms

Lawrence Emanuel Houck II; Robert E. Snyder Jr.; May 10, 1968; United States; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Regimental histories Army; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Personal Narratives; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Palmyra (PA) -- History -- 20th Century; 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. Travel and description Tokyo, Japan; Women - History - 20th Century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Politics and government 20th century; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Rationing. Food; Vietnam War 1961 1975 United States. Marine Corps;

Identifier

2014.051.w.r._Houck_vietnamwar_1968-05-10_001

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