Michael Uhl led a combat intelligence team with the 11th Infantry Brigade in Vietnam during 1968-69. Afterwards, he helped expose the Phoenix Program.
What should we call the all-American culture in which we’re now immersed? Not a “defeat culture” (not yet, anyway), but perhaps a “denial culture.”
Project RENEW & Quang Ngai Province’s Red Cross co-organized a Mine Risk Education Inception workshop in Quang Ngai Province recently.
Speaking out against the war, as an active-duty GI, would incur some risks. I might have to pay a price, but I had to do it because business as usual was not an option.”
From Colectivo Editorial Amor y Rabia A coulpe of years ago, we published (in spanish) in our magazine a monography about the GI Resistance against the war in Vietnam. It’s the translation of a german book (“US-Army-Europe. Von der Deserion zum Widerstand...
Maya Linh’s war monument succeeds by its simplicity. The long tapering wall gradually rising to a delicate peak, falls equally away. Unencumbered, row upon row, by the tens of thousands the mute granite names speak to us, and we are filled with sorrow, rendered still. What more is there to say?
“We were holding demonstrations, and sometimes the demonstrations became very militant. Yet, the war kept on going.”
This post originally appeared at mnvietnam.com. David Cooley enlisted in the Navy as a jet engine mechanic and found himself having a direct role in supplying bombs for aircraft carriers. He was in country in 1972, one year after the release of the Pentagon Papers,...
At age 30, Nguyen Thi Thuy has started in a job that everyone in Vietnam believed that only men could do. This mother of one daughter now leads an all-female clearance team of 16 members for clearing cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war contaminated land in Quang Tri Province.
Hanoi (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga on April 16 presented the Friendship Order, a notable distinction of the Vietnamese State, to Executive Director of the War Legacies Project (WLP) Susan Marie Hammond.
When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop funding the war in Vietnam. That law passed by one vote…. Words cannot adequately describe the magnitude of the catastrophe of that war for the people of both countries.