Roy T. Church Vietnam War Photograph Collection

Title

Roy T. Church Vietnam War Photograph Collection

Description

The Roy T. Church Vietnam War Photograph Collection is primarily comprised of slides and photographs related to the 1965-1969 military service of Roy T. Church, a bombardier and navigator for the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. The sixty-three (63) color slides and fourteen (14) photographs depict military life in Southeast Asia during the war. The images feature military personnel, military aircraft, aerial views of Vietnam and Laos, and shots of Vietnamese rural life.

Also included are a few images of the North Cascade Mountains in Washington State, circa 1967, as well as a partial map of Vietnam.

Date

1965-1969

Creator

Church, Roy T., 1944-

Language

English

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Roy T. Church Vietnam War Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Roy T. Church Vietnam War Collection/The Museum of Flight

Identifier

2017-09-29

Collection Organization

Collection Items

[North Cascades mountain peaks]
Photograph of mountain peaks above a cloud layer in the North Cascades in Washington State, likely taken from a Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft of the United States Marine Corps, circa 1965-1967.

[Mount Rainier from Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler]
Photograph of Mount Rainier taken from a Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft of the United States Marine Corps, circa 1965-1967. The pilot and part of the cockpit are visible in the image.

[Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler in flight]
Photograph of a Grumman A-6 (A2F) Intruder/Prowler aircraft in flight over the Cascade Mountains in Washington State, circa 1965-1967. The photo was taken from another Grumman A-6.

[Marine firing machine gun]
Photograph of an unidentified Marine firing an M60 machine gun in Vietnam, circa 1968-1969. Bullet casings and other debris litter the ground around him.

[Marine with submachine gun]
Photograph of an unidentified Marine holding a Thompson submachine gun while standing on a dirt road in Vietnam, circa 1968-1969.

[Corpsman giving medical treatment to villagers]
Photograph of a United States Navy corpsman administering a shot to a Vietnamese man as part of a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), circa 1968-1969. Other villagers wait in line in the background.

[Vietnamese villagers waiting for medical treatment]
Photograph of Vietnamese villagers waiting in line for medical treatment during a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), circa 1968-1969.

[Man with Vietnamese children]
Photograph of an unidentified man in an American military uniform talking with a group of children in a Vietnamese village, circa 1968-1969. Another man takes photographs in the background.

[Man with Vietnamese children]
Photograph of a man in an American military uniform talking with a group of children in a Vietnamese village, circa 1968-1969.

[Vietnamese children]
Photograph of Vietnamese children in a village in Vietnam, circa 1968-1969.
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