Jerry A. Zimmer (Class of 1966) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Captain Jerry A. Zimmer graduated from Brown University in 1966 before joining the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a decorated F-4 Phantom pilot in the Vietnam War. He was killed in action while flying a ground support mission outside of Da Nang on August 29, 1969. The Jerry A. Zimmer (Class of 1966) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War consist primarily of an oral history by Elaine Zimmer Davis, Captain Zimmer’s widow, along with correspondence of Captain Zimmer and his family, friends, and the military, photographs, museum objects, and recent magazine articles and forums relating to his 2009 memorial service in Arlington National Cemetery and efforts to recover his remains from the crash site in Vietnam.

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