The True Story Behind an Iconic Vietnam War Photo Was Nearly Erased — Until Now

Photo: John Olson’s famous photo of wounded Marines being evacuated during the Battle of Hue in February 1968. John...

Call to Action! Sir! No Sir!: Renewing 50 Years of Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

“I was a coward, not for leaving the war, but for having been a part of it in the first place. I failed to fulfill my moral...

Resources for the 50 Years of GI Resistance Campaign

Renewing Resistance in 2019 & Moving Forward. Select films, readings, books, websites, and music that tell the stories of 50 years of GI resistance.

‘Forever wars’ and debunking the great con of American patriotism

This article originally appeared at By Robert Scheer In conversation with Robert Scheer, veterans Ron Kovic...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

“The Collapse of the Armed Forces”

“The Collapse of the Armed Forces”

This post originally appeared at Photo Credit: Rafal Olkis | By Col. Robert D. Heinl, Jr. Armed Forces Journal, 7 June 1971 (This copyrighted material is posted as a public service for its educational value) The morale, discipline...

The Truth Behind a Vietnam War Airstrike Uncovered

The Truth Behind a Vietnam War Airstrike Uncovered

An investigative report obtained by The Times reveals new details about one of the Vietnam War’s worst friendly-fire incidents. Photo: Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade filing past bodies of fellow soldiers killed in the Battle of Dak To. Credit Al...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...

Memorial Day Event 2018

Our Memorial Day project continues as 2018 unfolds.  In terms of the American War in Viet Nam, this year looms large — fifty years ago the Tet Offensive exploded; the infamous My Lai massacre took its devastating toll; Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated;...

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

A second edition of LETTERS TO THE WALL is now available at a 30% discount price. This edition includes two added features — an authors’ index and a reference index for names on The Wall that letter writers addressed. This book is made up of 187 or so letters written...

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

FINALLY A VOICE: The Birth of the VVA

An inspiring new film about Vietnam veterans coming together to heal the wounds of war. About the Film A decade after the last American troops left South Vietnam, veterans of that divisive and brutal war were still not receiving the care and benefits they had earned....

Chickenhawk Hall of Shame

This originally appeared at The New Hampshire Gazette. Chickenhawk Hall of Shame When an American male (or an especially belligerent female) makes the challenging transition from late adolescence into early adulthood, he is faced with many decisions. One certain,...

veterans for peace logoThe Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — which is now approaching a series of 50th anniversary events. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

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