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DOUGLAS MELVIN ALLEN


is honored on Panel 37W, Line 20 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembered

    Posted on 8/21/16 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    DEAR PFC ALLEN,
    THANK YOU FOR BEING A MACHINE GUNNER. AT ONLY 18, YOU WERE TOO YOUNG.
    REST IN PEACE AND SEMPER FI.
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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 6/23/16 - by Dennis Wriston
    Private First Class Douglas Melvin Allen, Served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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  • fondly remembered

    Posted on 7/7/14 - by madeline
    Douglas,
    I am pretty sure you are the same boy i knew back in grade school,unless there was someone else with your exact name and birthday. You moved away halfway through the year at the yarmouth elementary school on the Cape. You got your parents to delay the move by a day or two so you could be at the class valentines party with me. I always remembered your smiling eyes, your sense of humor, and your thoughtfulness and wished you the best, wherever you were.
    I wish the best for you now, wherever your spirit is. The boy i knew deserved that, and i am sure the young man you were deserved that, as well. I am proud to have known you for even the short time i got to. Thank you for that long ago friendship, and thank you for your bravery.
    Madeline
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  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 12/2/13 - by A Marine, USMC, Vietnam
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/5/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PFC Douglas Melvin Allen, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit www.buildthecenter.org.