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Thomas Striegler Collection (453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Articles, military administrative documents, and a CD-ROM with scanned images document John Striegler's service in Vietnam as an Artillery Forward Observer, 1967-1968. Striegler also has an Oral History in the Vietnam Archive with the item number OH0009.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Ron Smith Collection (1306) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13060000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A USS Mahopac cap and a baseball were collected from two USS Mahopac reunions, 5-6 March 2004 and 19-23 April 2006.

Added: 29 Mar 2004[Updated: 14 Nov 2006]
Jerry Schomotolocha Collection (1318) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13180000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Jerry Schmotolocha collection is composed of a photocopy of DD-214 discharge document; Award of the Army Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster), December 9, 1966; and a letter from Paul Tilzey to Jerry Schmotolocha, October 2, 1996.

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
S. Lew Shelton Collection (1309) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13090000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Check. S. Lew Shelton was awarded this check for winning second place in a beard- growing contest onboard the USS Mahopac. The check is dated May 2, 1979, and is in the amount of $ 500.00 dollars.

Added: 12 Apr 2004[Updated: 03 Jan 2014]
Darryl (Bud) Skuce Collection (1332) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Film, audio, still image, artifacts, and manuscripts document Darryl Skuce's service and experiences on Swift Boats on the rivers and canals of South Vietnam from 1967 through his wounding on August 13, 1969. A narrative of Skuce's military biography describes his service in the United States Navy. Artifacts include a captured Viet Cong flag that was damaged when the crew of the boat Skuce was aboard detonated a mine in a canal. A photograph of the mine is included. A cassette tape contains common, every-day radio traffic from operations on PCF 43, which was destroyed in February 1969. Film footage shows Skuce's journey to Vietnam and what he saw from his position as a gunner on board PCF 71. Letters home from Skuce and an original poem describe how he felt during his service. Also included are six medals and service ribbons awarded to Skuce, including a Purple Heart for wounds he received while in action in August, 1969.

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Jack Spey Collection (642) Finding Aid
Item Number: 6420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Six books concerning Operation Ranch Hand and other Vietnam War related topics donated to the Vietnam archive by Jack Spey.

Added: 19 Mar 2002[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
John Striegler Collection (1342) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two pair of Army boots donated to the Archive by John Striegler

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 09 Feb 2006]
James Pollock Collection (1343) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13430000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Rom of a presentation, and paper copies of the introduction and epilogue of the presentation, given first at the Library of Congress on July 15, 2003. The presentation is entitled United States Army Vietnam Combat Art Program.

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 17 Sep 2019]
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]
Charles Shyab Collection (1363) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13630000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

C-rations and A Pocket Guide to Vietnam (Department of Defense, 1971)

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Lynn Steele Collection (1371) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13710000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides, military documents, and The Salina (Kansas) Journal Sunflower (March 23, 1980) document Steele's experiences serving in Vietnam with B and C Battery, 13th Artillery from March 1969 - April 1970.

Added: 29 Jun 2004[Updated: 03 Oct 2019]
Robert F. Szul Collection (1367) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13670000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

471 slides from Colonel Szul's service in Southeast Asia from August 1970-August 1971, predominately of southern Laos (Ho Chi Minh Trail), western Cambodia to the Mekong River to 20 miles north of Phnom Penh, and the Pleiku area of Vietnam, and also three audio cassettes, taped by Colonel Szul's Electronic Warfare Officer while on two B-52 missions over Hanoi during the Christmas raids of 1972.

Added: 12 Jul 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Ed Schramko Collection (1370) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13700000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A Pocket Guide to Vietnam, Happy Happy Massage & Bar business card, three H.P. Turkish Bath & Massage business cards, South Vietnamese government publication warning against selling heroin (in Vietnamese), Guide to the National Museum in Bangkok, invoice from Young Designer's Jewelry, Thai currency conversion reference card, two menus for 1971 Christmas dinner in Vietnam, The Northern Log, The Northern Log (September 15, 1971.

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 14 Jan 2005]
Veterans Issues and Answers Collection (1277) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12770000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately eleven linear feet of 164 three-quarter inch U-Matic video tapes of the television program, entitled 'Veterans Issues and Answers', documents an array of veteran's issues. The videos are placed in the order in which they aired, October 27, 1991 through May 31, 1999, and include titles such as 'N.J. Vietnam Veterans Memorial', 'N.J. Agent Orange Commission', 'National League of Families for POW/MIA's', 'Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial', 'Agent Orange- The Silent Killer', 'Suing the CIA - The Abandonment of American POWs', and 'Men of the Intrepid'. The tapes are in poor condition and will be digitized to help for preservation.

Added: 26 Jul 2004[Updated: 22 Aug 2017]
Allen W. Sims Collection (1395) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13950000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of artifacts, Sim's manuscript and published book edition of ^D'Ambush: Memories and Photos of a Combat Squad Leader^D>', twelve photographs, correspondence and photocopied North Vietnamese propaganda leaflets document Allen W. Sims service during the Vietnam Conflict, 1969-1970. The photocopied leaflets are from a portion of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev, Ukraine which documents Ukraine's involvement in the Vietnam Conflict. An English translation of the leaflets is also included and was translated by Suong Ives, who escaped from Vietnam after the Communist takeover and has lived in the United States for over 25 years.

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 25 Oct 2006]
John Sciascia Collection (1394) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13940000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of approximately two linear feet of materials consisting of documents, photographs, videos, and books accumulated by John Sciascia. The materials relate to Sciascia and his fellow Vietnam War dog handlers and include Vietnam Dog Handler Association newsletters and articles concerning the dedication of a War Dog Memorial; calling cards; memorial service programs; pamphlets; correspondence; and clippings. The materials are dated 1994-2017.

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 04 Oct 2019]
Tran Si Hai Collection (1397) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13970000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Vietnamese books written by Tran Si Hai

Added: 09 Aug 2004[Updated: 09 Aug 2004]
Gary Snead Collection (1393) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13930000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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The collection includes hundreds of personal letters from family and friends, including almost 300 letters and 51 audiotape letters between Snead and his fiance/wife, Laura Kathryn 'Kay' Surber. Military administrative documents including original orders, Squadron Bulletins, and other military forms; helicopter flight plans, schedules, logbook excerpts, and workbooks; newspaper articles and clippings; over 500 photographs and slides; artifacts; military newspapers and additional publications document Gary Snead's tour of duty with the Marine Light Helicopter Squadron - 367, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam, August 1968 to August 1969.

Collection: Gary Snead Collection

Added: 17 Aug 2004[Updated: 27 Sep 2019]
Cecil L. Shrader Collection (1411) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14110000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Copies of Colonel Cecil L. Shrader's military records document his service in the United States Army from 1959 to 1989. Photographs and two computer printed maps document Cecil Shrader's two tours of duty in Vietnam from July 1966 to May 1967 and January 1969 to March 1969.

Added: 18 Aug 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Weymouth D. Symmes Collection (1412) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Book titled War on the Rivers: A Swift Boat Sailor's Chronicle of the Battle for the Mekong Delta by Weymouth D. Symmes.

Added: 23 Aug 2004[Updated: 07 Apr 2008]
Alton Slagle Collection (1420) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14200000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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POW/MIA bracelets of Spec. 6 Kenneth Cunningham, 10-3-1969 and Captain John West, 1-2-1970.

Added: 07 Sep 2004[Updated: 07 Sep 2004]
Dale Ross Stith Collection (1405) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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CD-Roms, photocoied newspaper and periodical articles, internet printouts and an issue of Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine that document the development Quiet Aircraft during Vietnam. These aircraft inclued the Quiet Thruster (QT) and the YO-3A that were deployed during the Tet Offensive. DVD titled 'Taking the Night Away from Charlie' discusses the use of quiet aircraft during the Vietnam War.

Added: 14 Sep 2004[Updated: 31 Jan 2019]
William E. Sarring Collection (1432) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

CD-Rom of photos that chronicle William E. Sarring's tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969, as a participant of Operation Ranch Hand. Items shown include Bien Hoa, Da Nang, Phang Rang, C-123, and a C-123 following rocket attack.

Added: 14 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Sep 2004]
Kimberly J. Schmillen Collection (1434) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14340000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photocopy of letter and envelope addressed to Kimberly Schmillen from Governor Reagan thanking her for her concerns for U.S. prisoners of war and missing in action.

Added: 30 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
August W. Smith Collection (1453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Vietnamese dress, ao dai and a model boat from Cam Ranh Bay Harbor that were collected by Colonel August W. Smith during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

Added: 13 Oct 2004[Updated: 09 Oct 2019]