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Suydam, Allen , Mr. (1347) Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

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25th Infantry Division Medical and Dental Clearance Certificate and Personal Clothing Request Form
Item Number: 13470101009   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 17,23 July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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25th Infantry Division pin
Item Number: 1347museum1244   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

25th Infantry Division pin (Tropical Lightning, though sometimes referred to as the Electric Strawberry)

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Bottle of Colgate tooth powder
Item Number: 1347museum1242   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Two ounce tin bottle of Colgate Tooth Powder used by Suydam for inspections at Advanced Infantry Training at Ft. Lewis, Washington

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Can opener with wrapper
Item Number: 1347museum1245   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

P-38 can opener with original wrapper. One in every box of C-rations

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Christmas in Vietnam, 1968
Item Number: 13470103004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 24 December 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
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Department of the Army, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders Number 9190, Award of the Purple Heart
Item Number: 13470101004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 31 December 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Department of the Army, Headquarters, U.S. Army Training Center, INF and Fort Lewis (Pro), Special Orders, Number 175: Extract
Item Number: 13470101002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 24 June 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Department of the Army, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, Special Oders, Number 184, Extract
Item Number: 13470101007   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 03 July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Department of the Army, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division: Port Call Instructions - Air Travel
Item Number: 13470101008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 15 July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Department of the Army, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, Special Orders,Number 22, Promotions
Item Number: 13470101005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 22 January 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Deprtmen of the Army, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders, Number 7696: Award of the Bronze Star Medal
Item Number: 13470101006   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 09 June 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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General Orders No. 10238, U.S. Army, HQ, 25th Infantry Division - Award of the Air Medal
Item Number: 13470101010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 08 August 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 29 Apr 2013]
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Interview with Allen Suydam
Item Number: OH0354   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 93]

(USA) Allen Suydam was born in Illinois in 1948 and graduated from high school there in 1966. He was drafted in 1968. Allen completed Basic Training at Fort Benning GA and Advanced Training at Fort Lewis WA. He arrived in Vietnam in July 1968 and served as a rifleman, machine gunner, and squad

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2004

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 29 Mar 2004[Updated: 10 Nov 2010]
Letter: Form Mrs. Elsie Ginglen Kallas to Defenders of Our Peace concerning Entrance in the Army
Item Number: 13470101001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Letter: From Allen Suydam to His Mom and Dad
Item Number: 13470103001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
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Letter: From Ellis W. Williamson to the Officers and Men of the 25th Infantry Division
Item Number: 13470103003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
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Lighter
Item Number: 1347museum1243   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

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Lighter used by Suydam while in Vietnam. Obverse shows a female with a dove. Engraved on the reverse: VIETNAM, CU CHI, 68 - 69. YEA THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH I WILL FEAR NO EVIL FOR I AM THE EVILEST SON OF A BITCH IN THE VALLEY

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Military Air Command luggage with tag
Item Number: 1347museum1246   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Military Air Command bag / luggage tag

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Military Pay Voucher Form and Personal Forms
Item Number: 13470101011   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 24 March 1970

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Mr. Allen Suydam Collection (1347) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Correspondence, two issues of Tropic Lightning News, an old plane ticket, museum objects, military administrative documents and official orders, an Army enlistment book, a printed image of a National Liberation Front leaflet, and slides (with captions) all document Allen Suydam's service in Vietnam with the Army's 25th Infantry Division, 1968 - 1969.

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
New Years, 1969
Item Number: 13470103005   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
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Newspaper, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam - Tropic Lightning News, Volume 3 Number 49
Item Number: 13470201001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 8]

Item Creation Date: 02 December 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 01 Dec 2017]
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Newspaper, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam - Tropic Lightning News, Volume 4 Number 20
Item Number: 13470201002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 8]

Item Creation Date: 19 May 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 01 Dec 2017]
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Northwest Orient Plane Ticket and Ticket Holder
Item Number: 13470101003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 12 Jul 2004]
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Operations Area, 25th Division Map
Item Number: 13470103002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 13 Jul 2004]
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Shorttimers Calender
Item Number: 13470105001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 02 Jun 2005[Updated: 02 Jun 2005]
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Slide
Item Number: VAS023814   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Rice paddies along 6A

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 25 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023767   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Sanders and soda girl.

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023768   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Rocket-propelled grenade 'divot'; landed with 20 feet of me.

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023769   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Convoy through Trang Bang.

Item Creation Date: January 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023817   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Farm house Deuce-and-a-half (2 1/2 ton truck) hauling expended artillery shells.

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 25 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023819   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

6A

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 25 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023773   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: November 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023724   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Lts. Lindquist on left.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 22 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023776   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Dusty' Sugden. KIA 11Dec. 68

Item Creation Date: November 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023824   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Me at Pershing after clean clothes and a shower (both were rare).

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 28 Jun 2004[Updated: 28 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023730   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Could have used some rest after Stand Down.

Item Creation Date: January 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 22 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023782   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Mech. unit

Item Creation Date: November 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023732   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Me after completing Lightning Combat Leadership Course in Cu Chi.

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 22 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023784   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

8 inch gun at Stuart

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 05 Jun 2013]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023735   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

B Company 1/6 guys.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 22 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023737   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

B Company 1/6 guys at new camp.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 22 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023789   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Hwy. 1

Item Creation Date: November 1968

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023792   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Gold Diggers?

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 25 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023837   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Pershing

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 28 Jun 2004[Updated: 28 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023794   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Les Brown Band

Item Creation Date: January 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 25 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023744   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Fire Support Base Stuart. Hwy. 1

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 23 Jun 2004[Updated: 23 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023841   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Jim B. We later became just 'Warriors.'

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 28 Jun 2004[Updated: 28 Jun 2004]
Slide
Item Number: VAS023842   (Click For More Item Information)
 Slide

[Number of Pages: 1]

Rocket-propelled grenade screens protected bunkers at Pershing.

Item Creation Date: July 1969

Collection: Mr. Allen Suydam Collection

Added: 28 Jun 2004[Updated: 28 Jun 2004]
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