The document, a translation of writings allegedly prepared by North Vietnamese general Tran Van Quang, states that North Vietnam held 1,205 American P.O.W.s as of September 1972, just a few months before the release of the 591 P.O.W.s in Operation Homecoming.

An Uncommon War: USAF in Vietnam

Kennedy Library)December 2, 1962: After a trip to Vietnam at the request of U.S.


Another part of the memorial is the Vietnam Women’s Memorial. The statue is dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War. They risked their lives to care for the countries wounded and dying soldiers. The sculpture depicts three women in uniforms caring for a wounded soldier. The woman looking up is named Hope, the woman praying is named Faith, and the woman tending to a wounded soldier is named Charity. It was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated on November 11, 1993. The memorial receives approximately three million visitors a year.

[]October 15, 1965: Anti-Vietnam war rallies are held in four U.S.

In 1975, two years after the Americans left, South Vietnam was united with the North - it was now a communist state. What was the lasting effect of war on America and Vietnam?

Ovnand become thefirst Americans to die in the Vietnam War when guerillas strike at Bienhoa


Includes speeches by Fanny Lou Hamer, Ron Dellums (Berkeley City Council), Joe Cole (one of Fort Jackson Eight/GIs United Against the War in Vietnam [see ; , 1970]), and Dan Siegel (UC Berkeley Student Body President).

Lessons Of The Vietnam War: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In the broadcast, addressed to "Dear American Friends", Pham said: "This fall large sections of the American people, encouraged and supported by many peace-and-justice-loving American personages, are launching a broad and powerful offensive throughout the United States to demand that the Nixon Administration put an end to the Vietnam aggressive war and immediately bring all American troops home..." Nixon immediately sends Vice President Agnew before the press to demand that the leaders and sponsors of the Moratorium repudiate the support of a regime that "has on its hands the blood of forty thousand Americans." Not surprisingingly the Moritorium leaders refuse.

Medal of Sacrifice, Vietnam War,Display Recognition and Hardware

Segments are censored by the network include a special 1968 Mother's Day message which ends with the words "Please talk peace" (referring to the Vietnam War); Harry Belafonte singing before a backdrop of disturbing images from the 1968 Democratic Party convention in Chicago; an interview with Dr.

The attack comes after six months ofcovert US and South Vietnamese naval operations.

Examining the Myths of the Vietnam War

Louis in which he said: "Senator [William] Fulbright said some months ago that if the Vietnam War went on much longer the 'best of our young people' would be in Canada.


FRONT AND BEHIND THE CAMERA:Vietnam vets in the media

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC pays tribute to those who served, fought and died in the Vietnam War. The memorial is a black granite wall with the names of over 58,000 Americans who were killed or went missing during the Vietnam War. The veterans’ names are listed in chronological order of when the casualty occurred. An alphabetical directory helps visitors locate names. The walls are 250-feet long, 10 feet-tall and gradually slope to ground level. Approximately 1,200 of the names are listed as missing and are marked with a cross, while the confirmed dead are marked with a diamond. When visitors look at the wall, they can see their reflection among the engraved names, which is meant to symbolize bringing the past and present together.

Fall of the Soviet Union National Security Alert ServiceDisplay Recognition and Hardware

Herbicidal Warfare Prgm in Vietnam

All rights reserved. November 15, 1969: More than 250,000 protesters gather in Washington, D.C., in the largest anti-war demonstration to occur during the Vietnam war.