Tennesseans in Vietnam : A List of Published Materials
Tennesseans in Vietnam: a list of published material is a list of published data on Tennessee men and women who served in Vietnam 1961 - 1975. It includes only material brought to the attention of TSLA staff. A bibliography of known works containing memoirs of Tennesseans in Vietnam follows the list. TSLA welcomes additions, corrections and suggestions. Contact Ronald A. Lee, TSLA, 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37243 (615-741-2764, telephone; 615-741-6471, fax; firstname.lastname@example.org, e-mail).
Aderman, Bob / Putnam County
Allen, Charlie, Jr. / Scott County
Allison, Eugene / Putnam County
Anderson, Douglas / Corpsman, 3rd Batt, 1st Marines, 1967-68, Nui Kim San / playwright, director, actor, NY city; native of Tennessee
Anderson, Russell / Scott County
Anonymous / Sullivan County
Barton, Jack / Putnam County
Bates, Doug / Putnam County
Black, Capt. John David / Johnson City, TN
Brumbalough, Bobby & Joan / Putnam County
Brunson, Lt. Cecil Hugh / Memphis, TN; U. S. Air Force
Burchfield, Rankin, Jr. / Scott County
Burton, Ted A. / Poor Valley, Hawkins County, TN / Army medic 1967-1968
Butler, Melvin J. / Putnam County
Caron, D. Phillip / Antioch, TN
Carver, Ricardo / Putnam County
Chambers, James (Wes) / Scott County
Chambers, Ron & Seawillow / Putnam County
Coffey, Tony / Scott County
Colson, Terry / Putnam County
Cooper, William Fayette / Scott County
Corn, Bill / Putnam County
Cross, Danny W., O.D. / Putnam County
Crozier, Ted "Wild Turkey" / Clarksville, TN, ret'd Army Colonel, served as Mayor for eight years / 101st Airborne
Davis, Sp4 James Thomas / Livingston, TN / d. Dec. 22, 1961 / Shot from ambush, Dec. 22, 1961, became first US serviceman to die in action in South Vietnam
Deering, Sgt. John A. / Clinton, TN / U. S. Marine Corps
Doss, LCDR Dale W. / U. S. Navy
Durham, James P. "Bull" / P.O. Box 10 Halls, TN 38040 / 362nd Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron, Pleiku, 1969-1970
Elkins, Frank C.
Ennis, Patrick L. / Putnam County
Flatt, Mike & Mary / Putnam County
"Friend", a / Scott County
Gaddis, Col. Norman / Knoxville, TN / U.S. Air Force
Gallaher, Bob / Sgt., US Marine Corps, F Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment / Viet Nam June 1965 - May 1966 / 4001 Anderson Road, B-124, Nashville, TN 37217.
Gardner, James A. / 1st Lieut, U.S. Army, HQ Co., 1st Batt (Airborne), 327th Inf., 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Div.
Geise, Barry / Putnam County
Gist, LeRoy / Putnam County
Goodwin, Johnny / Putnam County
Gore, Albert Jr. / U.S. Army, Specialist 5, 20th Engineering Brigade; Army journalist; 1970-1971
Gore, Willard / Putnam County
Grant, Capt. David B. / Chattanooga, TN / U.S. Air Force
Hampton, Eugene S. / Shelbyville, TN
Harris, Don / Maryville, TN / 101st Airborne, 1967-1968
Harwood, Bob / Putnam County
Hill, Lawrence / Scott County
Hinsley, Lt. Col. Robert / 6815 Landing Way, North Apt. 202 Memphis, TN 38115 / US Marine Corp (ret'd) / Platoon leader, 3rd Force Recon Co., 1969-1970
Hoffman, Walter / Putnam County
Holmes, Billie D. / Hospital Corpsman Third Class, US Navy / Waverly, Tennessee
Hughey, LTC Kenneth R. / Finley, TN / U.S. Air Force
Jenkins, Don J. / Nashville, TN/Kentucky / Staff Sgt, U.S. Army, Co. A, 2nd Batt, 39th Inf., 9th Inf. Div.
Jurgens, Cedric / Scott County
LaFever, Morris / Putnam County
Lawrence, Capt. William A. / Nashville, TN / U.S. Navy, June 1967-Mar. 1973 / Superintendent, U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD
Little, Jack / Putnam County
Lloyd, Tommy / Scott County
Lowes, Rick / Putnam County
McCann, Earl / Scott County
McCoin, Edgar Royce / Putnam County
McCoy, Charles / Putnam County
McHenry, Morgan / Putnam County
Maney, Ronnie M. / Scott County
Manier, James / Putnam County
Martin, Harold / Putnam County
Mason, John / Putnam County
Messengale, Dillard / Scott County
Mills, Hugh & Tu-anh / Putnam County
Moore, James Frank / Putnam County
Moore, Sandra C. / author is resident of Paris, TN
Noe, Jerry Lynn / Knoxville, TN / 173rd Airborne Brigade / KIA
Norris, J. David / Putnam County
Palk, Charles / Putnam County
Palk, Joe A. / Putnam County
Parsons, Bob / Firebird gunship pilot, 1967-1968 / lives in TN, is a stockbroker, financial consultant
Peel, Bobby / Paris, TN / U.S. Air Force
Piepmeier, A. Lee / Putnam County
Rami, Ronald R. / Putnam County
Randolph, Nancy / Army nurse, in Vietnam October 1968 - September 1969 / 312th Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai / from Ravenscroft, TN
Ray, David Robert / Nashville/McMinnville, TN / Hospital corpsman, 2nd class, 2nd Batt, 11th Marines, lst Marine Div., FMF
Rector, Porter B. (Benjie), Jr. / Scott County
Reed, Michael A. / Scott County
Rimer, Charles Earnest, Jr. / Hawkins County
Roberts, Perry / Putnam County
Robertson, Allen H. / Knoxville, TN / Warrant Officer, lst Brigade, lst Cav. Div (Airmobile)
Robinson, Alex / Putnam County
Singleton, Walter K. / Memphis, TN / Sgt. U.S. Marines, Co. A, lst Batt, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Div.
Sliger, Fred / Putnam County
Snell, Clinton / Putnam County
Sparks, SP6 John G. / Chattanooga, TN / U.S. Army
Spears, Charles Raymond / Nashville, TN / U.S. Air Force
Stanley, Gary D. / Montgomery County / C Troop, 1st Sqdn, 11th CAV
Stanley, Llew / Scott County
Stout, Mitchell W. / Knoxville, TN / Sgt, U.S. Army, Batt C, lst Batt, 44th Art.
Strunk, Charles / Scott County
Sumpter, LTC Thomas W. / U.S. Air Force
Swigert, Don / Putnam County
Tanner, Cmdr. Charles N. / Covington, TN / U.S. Navy
Tant, William U. / Memphis, TN
Thompson, Lee / Putnam County
Tinsley, Pfc. Coy / Cleveland, TN / U.S. Army
Van Hook, Kenneth N.
Vohden, Cmdr. Raymond A. / Memphis, TN / U.S. Navy
Walker, Darol / Clarksville, TN, life insurance / 101st Airborne, Sgt. Major (ret'd)
Westmoreland, John / Putnam County
White, Bob / Putnam County
Williams, Capt. James W. / Memphis, TN / U.S. Air Force
Williams, Ted / Scott County
Wilson, J. C. / Waverly, TN / Pvt. Co. C, 2nd Batt, 28th Inf., 1st Inf. Div.
Wilson, James H. / Sparta, TN / Sp4, Co., B, 1st Batt., 505th Inf., 3rd Brig, 82nd Airborne Div. / killed March 31, 1969 near Cambodian border. Bronze star, posthumous promotion to Sgt. Age 21
Windle, Edward L. / Scott County
Wood, Robert W.
Zbozien, David / Firebird gunship pilot / lives in TN, a restaurant franchise businessman
Albright, John et. al. Seven firefights in Vietnam. Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, 1970.
Anderson, David L., ed. The human tradition in the Vietnam era. Wilmington, Delaware, Scholarly Resources, 2000. [no. 5 in The Human Tradition in America series]
Carlock, Chuck. Firebirds. Summit Pub. Group, 1995.
Caron, D. Phillip. Eagles and other prey: a Vietnam experience in prose and poetry. Line drawings by Jeanne Hamilton. Volunteer Publications, 1989.
The cost of war: recollections of the Vietnam War by twenty-three Scott County veterans. Compiled by Craig Reed. Hurricane Ridge Pub., 1989.
Crutchfield, James A. Tennesseans at war: volunteers and patriots in defense of liberty. Rutledge Hill Press, 1987.
Dear America: letters home from Vietnam. Edited by Bernard Edelman for the New York Vietnam Veternas Memorial Commission. Norton, 1985.
Elkins, Frank C. The heart of a man: a naval pilot's Vietnam diary. Edited by Marilyn Roberson Elkins. Naval Institute Press, 1991.
Everything we had: an oral history of the Vietnam War by thirty-three soldiers who fought it. Edited by Al Santoli. Ballantine Books, 1982.
Goldman, Peter L. Charlie Company: what Vietnam did to us. Morrow, 1983.
Grant, W.T. Wings of the eagle: a Kingsmens' story. Ivy Books, 1994.
Hildreth, Ray and Charles W. Sasser. Hill 488. Pocket Books, 2003.
Lee, Alex. Utter's battalion: 2/7 Marines in Vietnam 1965-66. Random House, 2000.
Leeker, Joe F. A History of Air America. McDermott Library, University of Texas at Dallas, 2008.
Macpherson, Myra. Long time passing: Vietnam and the haunted generation. Anchor Books, 1984, 1993 (new introduction).
Moore, Sandra C. Private Woods: a novel. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1988.
Norton, Bruce H. Force recon diary, 1970. Ivy Books, 1992.
Palmer, Laura. Shrapnel in the heart: letters and remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Vintage Books, 1985.
Spears, Dietlinde E. Dietlinde's days: memorable moments. Brentwood, TN: New Beginning Press, 1997.
Tennessee blue book. Biennial since 1891. (1973-1974 edition)
A time for looking back: Putnam County veterans, their families and the Vietnam War. Edited by William J. Brinker. Tennessee Technological University, 1990.
Wilson, James R. Landing zones: southern veterans remember Vietnam. Duke University Press, 1990.
Wood, Robert W. Goodbye Vietnam. Germantown, TN, Omonomany Press, 2003.
Prepared by Fran Schell
Updated August 9, 2012