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#Certainly, the Vietnam War was a watershed event for the U.S. that has been covered and recovered in books and movies, in documentaries and recorded interviews.
SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, OH - The Lorain County VA Outpatient Clinic joined the Department of Defense and VA facilities across the country Wednesday to ...

Lieutenant Thomas Drew Brindley was killed in action in the Vietnam War. He was one of 25 St. Paul natives awarded the navy Cross.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - For years now, there has been talk of building a monument in Hagerstown to remember and honor veterans of the Vietnam War. Those plans took a big step forward on Tuesday, as the Joint Veterans Council of Washington County ...
Jim Kline, chairman of the monument committee for the Joint veterans Council of Washington County, addressed the crowd gathered for Tuesday's groundbreaking for a local Vietnam War monument planned along the northeast side of Hagerstown City Park.
Ken Burns has already directed landmark documentaries on the civil war and World War II, but the Vietnam War was a different challenge entirely.

In "The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than war," Chick Donohue and New York Daily News columnist Joanna Molloy tell the astonishing true story of Donohue's legendary 1967 beer run to visit his Irish buddies fighting in ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - A special groundbreaking was held Monday for a new Vietnam War memorial in Jeffersontown. A group of citizens are behind the monument "Tri An", which means deep gratitude in Vietnamese.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - It's been nearly a month since a Palm Springs man lost his home and his family's belongings in a fire.
Friends helped organize Vietnam War veteran Simon Rowland's flight in an old P-Model Cessna plane. It was a special day for a Vietnam War veteran in Vancouver, Washington. Simon Rowland, 66, has always wanted to fly in an old P-Model Cessna plane.
"It helps to get everybody together and to thank everybody for going to Vietnam," said Vietnam War veteran Russ Gora, of Hudson.
Ohkay Owingeh Gov. Peter Garcia Jr. addresses a crowd of several hundred veterans and surviving family members Wednesday with a Tewa invocation.
Mark Moyar, the scholar of U.S. foreign and military policy, recently had the opportunity to update an older argument on the viability of the Vietnam War. Moyar argues that the historical consensus on the war is wrong on several points, and that in ...
Bucks County, PA (CBS) - The Wall in Bucks County is bringing a traveling exhibition to the Delaware Valley next month that will celebrate the lives of the thousands of soldiers lost in the Vietnam War. "The Wall itself was designed to be impactful ...
HAVERHILL - A display of military artifacts from the Vietnam War and the war on Terror will be on exhibit at the Buttonwoods Museum through July 8. An opening reception is Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.. The exhibit features the collection of Richard Barbato ...
Hello, Maggot: Questions for My Father About the Vietnam War. Dad Opens Up About His Life as a Helicopter Medic. by Rich Smith.
South Dakota Public Broadcasting is inviting members of the community to the VFW Wednesday at 6 p.m. for a free, 30-minute preview screening of "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. "The Vietnam War" is a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary ...

The Vietnam War veterans Monument will be designed by Greencastle Bronze and Granite, which was involved in the design of the Korean war memorial on ...
His speech will coincide with a temporary installation of MPT's Vietnam War exhibit, which features 16 veterans, including Glenn.
A Vietnam War Memorial Monument was dedicated Friday on the front lawn of Cortlandt Town Hall. Several hundred veterans and guests were in attendance at the ceremony to pay tribute to the 84 area Vietnam veterans who are listed on a large plaque that ...
The 429 Queens men who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for this country's freedoms in the Vietnam War will soon be forever memorialized at Elmhurst Park in on the Elmhurst/Maspeth border.
Haverhill's Buttonwoods Museum is set to unveil a new exhibit featuring military artifacts from the Vietnam War and war on Terror, with the public invited to its opening reception on Friday, June 16.
AmericaJR's Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with filmmaker Lynn Novick.
A Vietnam War veteran who devoted a good part of his life to honor other veterans received his long-awaited high school diploma Friday.
After Being Separated During Vietnam War, Family Reunites. One of Becky Benson's earliest memories is of her father dangling her over the South China Sea on the coast of Vietnam in a moment of desperate hope.
So the Marine from Logansport was asked to lead one more patrol in the Vietnam War. He described to us how it would lead to his second Purple Heart.
Pensacola filmmaker Mike Cotton will offer a sneak peek of "Back to China Beach" on Monday evening.
Service: Nelson, a Marine, was one of 68,000 Minnesotans who served in the Vietnam War. Honor: He'll be among more than 300 honored at the Vietnam veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. The Vietnam War defined a generation. It changed the lives of people who fought in it and who fought against it.
A thousand times more even than the Vietnam War, and how important that was - or of any other thing I've ever seen." Steinem said that following the women's marches across the US and internationally to protest against Trump's inauguration in January ...
The scene, as related by Kushner, is one of the most poignant in a 10-part documentary by filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, "The Vietnam War," that is set to air on PBS in September. The film is the most ambitious for Burns, who is renowned for his ...
Tampa, Fla. - A ten-part, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War will soon air on PBS stations across the country this summer.
In comparison, more than 58,000 US soldiers died in the entire Vietnam War, nearly 55,000 Americans died of car crashes at the peak of such deaths in 1972, more than 43,000 died due to HIV/AIDS during that epidemic's peak in 1995, and nearly 40,000 ...
Sgt. Ronald Smith, a lifelong resident of Summerville, Ga.., was honored at the House of Representatives in New Hampshire for his actions in the Vietnam War. His granddaughter, Sarah Wester, said, "Rep. Frank McCarthy of New Hampshire felt the need to ...
Both men are Vietnam War veterans and, while they have collaborated on nonfiction books, "Escape from Saigon" is their first novel.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A memorial ceremony was held at the Vietnam War Memorial at Lake George to remember and honor the soldiers who died in the Vietnam War. The annual remembrance is put on by the Vietnamese Community of St. Cloud and ...
Kim Phuc gives a signed poster to audience member Laurena Hensel that shows the famous photograph during the Focus on Life Gala. Photo by Agnieszka Krawczynski.
Daytona Beach SHORES - When Dr. Hal Kushner talks about his war experiences, it's with the measured intonation that one might associate with reading an X-ray, not recounting the horrific details of 5-1/2 years as a POW in the Vietnam War. "I lived it ...
Johnson held an "Extending the Legacy" program at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia as part of commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The program, according to the congressman's office, is part of a congressional initiative ...
Each of us carried in his heart a separate war which in many ways was totally different . . . we also shared a common sorrow; the immense sorrow of war.
A man is in St. Louis to properly thank another soldier who saved his life during the Vietnam War. Edd Vanderpool became engaged in a firefight on March 1, 1968 and was wounded.
A restored mural dedicated to Vietnam veterans, prisoners of war and serviceman missing in action was unveiled May 29 during Memorial Day ceremonies in Venice.
Speaking primarily to a Western audience, Bui takes on the surprising task of asking readers to reconsider their assumptions about the causes and failures of the Vietnam War. For Bui, the US exit from Vietnam in 1975 wasn't simply a retreat from ill ...
A headstone for Joseph Smith, an Air Force pilot shot down over Cambodia in 1971 during the Vietnam War, is in St. Mary's Cemetery in Assumption.
One of the most interesting stories to come out of the Vietnam War is heading to the big screen. Carey Mulligan has been set to star in and produce "On The Other Side," a film that will center on Kate Webb, the female war correspondent who was held in ...
Detroit (ChurchMilitant.com) - The U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services has ended its four-year inquiry into the life of Vietnam-era navy Chaplain Fr.
Alfons Lopez Tena tweeted, "This image will end up being the defining image of the Indian army, just as the napalm girl was for the Vietnam War". In a way the image had refreshed the brutalities committed by the American Army on the civilians in the ...
filmmaker Lynn Novick will be presenting scenes from "The Vietnam War" in the Cleveland State University student Center at 7 p.m.
Two years of the Vietnam War (1967 and 1968) accounted for nearly 49 percent of all Americans killed in action, with 11363 in 1967 and 16899 in 1968, ...
The Oscar-nominated actress ('An education') also will produce the Topic film based on the true story of Kate Webb, who was held in captivity by the Vietcong for 23 days.


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