Vietnam War Collection

May 21, 1905
Manuscript Collection #103
Sterlock, Linda
Physical description
0.11 Cubic Feet, 26 items , consisting of newspapers, a monthly magazine, a photograph, and leaflets.
Preferred Citation
Vietnam War Collection (#103), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1968, undated) consisting newspapers - The American Traveler, monthly magazine - TET Forward, TET, photographs of aftermath of a battle, leaflets.

Scope and arrangement

The publications in this collection contain information on the 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army, and its subordinate units in South Vietnam during 1968.

Issues of The American Traveler newspaper for August-November 1968 feature articles concerning the personnel, campaigns, and activities of the 1st Infantry Division. Included are photographs and articles pertaining to the members of the division in action in Vietnam. Of particular interest is a section within the September 1968 issue of the magazine Danger Forward which deals with the Communist "TET" Offensive of 1968 and the conduct of operations during its course.

The Viet Cong propaganda leaflets were found at Fire Support Base Washington, ten miles from the Cambodian Border, where the 25th Infantry Division was located. There is also a photograph of the aftermath of a battle in the same area.

Administrative information
Custodial History

January 6, 1970, 6 items; Publications of the 1st Infantry Division including Danger Forward and five issues of The American Traveler (1968). Gift of Miss Linda Sterlock, Baltimore, Maryland.

May 17, 1971, 19 items, copies; Viet Cong propaganda leaflets. Anonymous donor.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Miss Linda Sterlock

Processing information

Processed by A. Sabrosky; M. Elmore, April 1995

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Corporate Names
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st--History
Tet Offensive, 1968
Vietnam War, 1961-1975