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128th Aviation Company Card
128th Aviation Company: “You Have Just Been Served By The Best Damn Outfit In Vietnam”
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Ephemera
7th Special Forces Group Airborne Green Beret
United States 7th Special Forces Group green beret, worn by SP/5C R.J. Schmidt in Vietnam in 1964.
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Insignia, Military Uniforms
AK-47 Automatic Rifle
The AK-47 was designed by Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov. Kalashnikov was drafted into the Soviet army in 1938; while serving as a tank driver-mechanic, he became very interested in the operation of firearms. After being seriously wounded in 1941, he was given six months of leave, and spent that...
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Firearms, Foreign objects
Ann-Margret Pin-up
This is an autographed copy of one of over 10,000 pinup pictures of Ann Margaret distributed during her USO tours of Vietnam.
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Art, Ephemera
Bicycle
Vietcong bicycle used on the Ho Chi Minh trail.
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Foreign objects, Vehicles
Bottle of Jack Daniels, 6 Pack of Beer, Carton of Cigarettes
This collection of objects was left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during the time period from 1988 to 1989. From 1992 until 2003, the National Museum of American History, in conjunction with the National Park Service, mounted a major exhibit entitled "Personal Legacy: The Healing of a...
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Relics
Christmas Tree
Since the early years of the Memorial, the mother of Billy Stocks, who was killed in action in Vietnam, has left letters and Christmas objects at the Wall. This object was left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during the time period from 1986 to 1987. The mother who left this at the Wall in...
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Relics
French Advisor’s Uniform
The United States agrees to take over the training of the South Vietnamese army from the French. The last French advisors depart Vietnam in 1956. Camouflage material was designed to disguise the wearer. The French developed a pattern known as “horizontal lizzard” after World War II. It was worn...
Conflict: Vietnam conflict
Category(s): Foreign objects, Military Uniforms
Geneva Convention ID Card
The Geneva Convention provides, "Each Party to a conflict is required to furnish the persons under its jurisdiction who are liable to become prisoners of war, with an identity card showing the owner's surname, first names, rank, army, regimental, personal or serial number or equivalent information...
Conflict: 
Vietnam conflict
Category(s): 
Ephemera
Hanoi Hilton “Pajamas”
These two-toned, "pink" striped "pajamas" were issued to and worn by Commander Allan "Al" Carpenter, USN, who was a Prisoner of War from November 1, 1966 to March 4, 1973. He was flying an A4E with VA-72. His Vietnamese name "CAC" is stenciled on the white aiming patch on the pajamas.
Conflict: Vietnam conflict
Category(s): Foreign objects, Military Uniforms , POW

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