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Vietnam War Vets

The War Blog: On the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

Capt. Dale A. Dye, USMC (Ret.) | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Capt. Dale A. Dye, USMC (Ret.)

Unlike the veterans of earlier wars the brave men and women who went to Vietnam and survived had to endure two wars. There was that bloody one in the jungles and rice paddies and then there was the fight for respect and recognition at home.

Uncle Ho Doing Shoulder Presses, George H.W. Bush Doing Sumo Squats -- How the Vietnam War Came Home

Nick Turse | Posted 04.10.2015 | Politics
Nick Turse

Until the United States comes to grips with the grim reality of the Vietnam War, it's hard to imagine Washington moving much beyond its usual diet of foreign policy failures and military fiascos.

Viet Vets

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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'A Bond That Will Last Forever'

Thomas R. Combs | Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty
Thomas R. Combs

With all this jet fuel and ammunition on board, the last thing we want is a fire of any kind. Quick reflexes would save lives and equipment. We had to be ready for anything.

Thirteen Works: A 'Vietnam' Reading List to Change Your Perception

John M. Del Vecchio | Posted 01.10.2013 | Books
John M. Del Vecchio

My criteria: Books which influenced my thoughts and writing; books which should still receive attention; and books which help to set the record straight or were part of the early record before the distortion.