Texas A&M University Kingsville, South Texas Archives

Kenneth R. Armstrong U.S.S. Midway Collection



Collection Summary

Creator Kenneth R. Armstrong
Title Kenneth R. Armstrong U.S.S. Midway Collection
Dates: 1975-1976
Abstract: The U.S. Navy played an important role in the Vietnam War by conducting air raids against North Vietnam and evacuating civilians and South Vietnamese during the final days of the war. Most notably the USS Midway (CV-41) played an important role in the Evacuation of Vietnam (Operation Frequent Wind). The USS Midway was an aircraft carrier and the lead ship of her class. USS Midway also participated in Operation Desert Storm. She was decommissioned in 1992 and is now a museum. She will always be remembered for her participation in the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War is still a controversial subject to this day.
Identification A2013-014
Collection URL http://archives.tamuk.edu/ead.php?xml=Kenneth%20Armstrong%20EAD
Quantity: 3GB 40 color photographs, 6 photos in a booklet, pdf of Special Spectrum Vol. 1 No. 3
Location: Digital Copy
Language: English

Historical Note

Kenneth R. Armstrong lives in South Texas. He retired from the U.S. Navy and Texas A&M University Kingsville. Kenneth was the U.S.S. Midway and was involved with Operation Frequent Wind during the Vietnam War


Scope and Contents

The material concerns the last days of the Vietnam War. The collection contains a U. S. Navy publication, six photographs in a booklet, and forty color photographs, pdf of Special Spectrum Vol. 1 No. 3.


Arrangement

Series I: Publications Series II: Photographs Series III: Oral History

Index Terms

Persons
Armstrong, Kenneth R.
Organizations
U.S. Navy
Geographical Names
South China Sea
Subjects
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Operation Frequent Wind, 1975
Raids (Military science)
Evacuation of civilians--Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
Aircraft carriers