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John R. Simmons Jr. Vietnam War collection

John R. Simmons Jr. Vietnam War collection

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Finding aid for the John R. Simmons Jr. Vietnam War collection

BC.VWP.05

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

April 13, 2015



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Simmons, John R., Jr., 1949-
Title: John R. Simmons Jr. Vietnam War collection
Dates: 1968-1970; 2015
Quantity: 0.97 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with John R. Simmons Jr. from March 2015, as well as, documents and photographs related to his military service.
Identification: BC.VWP.05
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-vwp-05

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains an oral history interview with John R. Simmons Jr. from March 2015, as well as, documents and photographs related to his military service.


Biographical Information

John R. Simmons Jr. was born on June 16, 1949, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1968 at the age of nineteen. He served one year in Vietnam as a company clerk with the 1st Aviation Brigade beginning in March 1969. The Brigade was responsible for forty percent of the Army's helicopters and one hundred percent of its fixed wing aircraft. Simmons spent time in Bien Hoa and Vung Tau in southern Vietnam.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Simmons, John R., Jr., 1949-
United States. Army. Aviation Brigade, 1st.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American
Vung Tau (Vietnam)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John R. Simmons Jr. Vietnam War collection, VWP.05, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by John R. Simmons Jr., March 4, 2015


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