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Vann-Sheehan Vietnam War Collection: Research File, circa 1920-1991 (continued)
John Paul Vann, circa 1920-1984 (continued)
BOX 36-39 Military Service, 1942-1964
Vann's service records, including personnel and efficiency reports, medical and military police investigation records, photographs, promotion orders, security clearances, and teaching records. Records from the Seventh Infantry Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam, include after-action reports, briefings, correspondence, clippings, interviews, and photographs. Interspersed in the files are notes and material composed by Sheehan, including correspondence.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or type of material.
BOX 36 Army Air Corps
Aviation cadet training, 1942-1943
Efficiency reports, 1946-1947
Enlisted record, 1943-1945
Photographs, 1944-1946
BOX 37 Awards, medals, certificates, and commendations, 1949-1963 See also Oversize
Clippings, 1950-1959, undated
Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.,yearbook, 1958
Commissioned service record, 1945-1963
Efficiency reports, 1948-1963
Logistical Management Section, Management Branch, G4 Division, United States Army, Europe, 1957
Medical record, 1946-1963
Military police, criminal investigation department
Motorcycle theft, 1960
Statutory rape charge, 1959
BOX 38 Mortar plotting board, undated
Personnel (201) file, 1943-1963
Photographs, 1948-1963
Promotion to major, 1959
Retirement, 1962-1965
Security clearances, 1952-1955
Training Center, Ft. Bliss, Tex., instructor in business administration, 1961-1962
(3 folders)
Vietnam, senior advisor, Seventh Infantry Division
Ambush of Rangers, 1962
Ap Bac battle
After-action report, 1963
Captured Vietcong after-action report, translation, 1963
BOX 39 Clippings, 1963-1964
Correspondence, 1963
Briefings
Joint Chiefs of Staff, cancelled, 1963
Miscellaneous, undated
Correspondence, 1962-1963
Dan Tien operations
After-action report, 1962
Cao victory celebration in Saigon, 1962
Miscellaneous clippings, 1962
Efficiency reports, 1962-1963
Farewell message, 1963
Interview with Charles von Luttichau, 1963
Miscellaneous clippings, 1962
Personnel roster, 1962-1963
Photographs, 1962-1963, undated
Reports, 1962-1963
BOX 40 Civilian Activities, 1961-1971
Correspondence, personnel records, printed material, clippings, and records of security reviews during Vann's employment by the Martin Company, Denver, Colo., and correspondence and printed matter concerning his political activities and speaking engagements.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 40 Draft [Henry Cabot] Lodge for President Committee, Colorado coordinator, 1964
International Business Machines Corp., 1961
Martin Co., Aerospace Division of Martin Marietta, Denver, Colo.
COIN aircraft proposal, 1964
Correspondence, 1962-1969
Personnel record, 1963-1971
Printed material, 1963-1964
Security clearances, 1963
Miscellaneous
Clippings, 1963-1964
Notes, circa 1964
Photographs, 1969, undated
Republicans and Independents for [Lyndon B.] Johnson, Colorado state coordinator, 1963-1964
(2 folders)
Speaking engagements, 1963-1965
BOX 41-55 State Department, Agency for International Development, Vietnam, 1964-1984
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, briefings, photographs, position papers, policy statements, planning guides, printed material and clippings, training manuals, and other administrative records of Vann's work as a pacification officer for AID in South Vietnam, 1965-1972. Also includes Vann's diaries and notebooks, most of which are incomplete, award certificates, personnel records, and speech transcripts. Notes and correspondence by Sheehan are interfiled with Vann's papers.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 41 Assignments
Hau Nghia province
Ambush, 1965
Budgets, 1965-1966
Civilian casualties, 1965
Clippings, 1965
Correspondence and memoranda, 1965-1966
Corruption complaints, 1965
Diary, 1965
Government, 1965
Hop Tac Pacification Plan, 1965
Interviews with Vietcong defectors, 1965
Notebook, 1965
Refugees, 1965
Reports
Duc Hoa subsector weekly activities, 1965
General, with statistics, 1964-1966
Miscellaneous, 1965
BOX 42 Monthly, May-Dec. 1965
(2 folders)
Pacification activities, 1965
Vietcong actions, 1964-1965
Sheehan notes, 1982, undated
United States Operations and Missions (USOM)
Administrative records, 1965
Travel records, 1965
Vietnamese documents, 1965-1966
Pacification Training Center, Vung Tau
Memoranda, 1966
Notebook-journal, 1966
Project plans and instructions, 1966
Sheehan notes on dispute, 1984, undated
BOX 43 Region II
Binh Dinh campaign, 1971-1975
Clippings, 1971
Correspondence, 1971-1972
(2 folders)
Death in helicopter crash, 1972
Memoranda, 1971-1972
Newcomers' briefings, 1972
Notebooks (pre-offensive), 1972
Policy statements, 1971-1972
Post-death of John Paul Vann, 1973
Powers of command, 1971
Press conference transcript, loss of Tan Canh, Pleiku, 1972
Press interview, National Broadcasting Corp., 1972
Province Senior Advisors' conference, 1971
Second Regional Assistance Group (SRAG), fact books and rosters, 1971
Sheehan correspondence and notes, 1972-1978, undated
BOX 44 Region III
Clippings, 1966-1969
Correspondence, 1966-1969
(2 folders)
Debrief, 1968
Memoranda, 1966-1969, undated
(2 folders)
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