HISTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR

 The story of the Vietnam War is not just my story.

It is the story of my generation and of my country.

 

Here are links on a range of topics

related to America’s experience in Vietnam.  

 

  About: American History                 About: The Twentieth Century

   Disabled American Veterans Links of Interest

A Portal to Information about the Vietnam War

Vietnam War: Student Publishing Site

 

Here are links to veterans’ organizations.

[Not all of these are specifically for Vietnam veterans.]  

 

  Disabled American Veterans     Military Order of the Purple Heart

American Legion     Veterans of Foreign Wars     Vets with a Mission   

  Vietnam Veterans Home Page     Vietnam Veterans of America

 

These four sites, one maintained in memory of a young Medal of Honor recipient, one by a folksinger and another by a photographer, and one maintained in memory of a "grunt chaplain" reflect the diversity of the ongoing influence of the Vietnam War on our culture. 

 

Bruce Carter, USMC     Country Joe's Place        Valerie's Trip to Vietnam     

  The Reverend Vincent Robert Capodanno Foundation

 

Where is Hue? Or Haiphong?  What was going on in Vietnam in 2000, B.C.?  What did the "Paris Accords" actually say?   And what is going on in Vietnam today?  These links to maps and reference works will give you the answers.

 

Area of Operations (Maps)        Tactical Maps

Vietnam: A Country Study         Vietnam News Agency    

 

Here are links to two Vietnam Veterans memorials.  

The first is the "Wall" in Washington, D.C. 

The second is the chapel in Angel Fire, New Mexico.  

 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Vietnam Veterans National Memorial

 

 Map courtesy of Graphic Maps