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Last Stand at LZ Hereford

Michael Christy | Published: September 17, 2012 at 5:03 pm
The decision to leave a mortar platoon alone at Hereford on May 21, 1966, sealed the fate of its men and journalist Sam Castan

President Launches Commemoration and Lauds Vietnam Vets at The Wall on Memorial Day

Published: July 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm
President Barack Obama delivered the keynote remarks at the Memorial Day Observance at The Wall on May 28, 2012. (Photo by Jim Greenhill)This year's Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was highlighted by President Barack Obama's appearance …

Broadway Play Plots Pro-War Columnist's Joe Alsop's Fall

Vietnam magazine | Published: July 10, 2012 at 1:53 pm
A new production on Broadway, The Columnist, which ran April through June 2012, examines the life of famed Cold War–era journalist Joseph Alsop (1910-89), whose op-ed column "Matter of Fact" ran in hundreds of newspapers for nearly 40 …

My War - Prof. Charles R. Carr

Charles R. Carr, oral history | Published: July 10, 2012 at 1:09 pm
On his first helicopter assault, he jumped and ran the wrong way; his company was 30 ft. away, facing the other direction

Arsenal - HH-43 Huskie

Carl O. Schuster | Published: July 10, 2012 at 1:05 pm
Featured two intermeshed contra-rotating rotors to facilitate hover control and eliminate the need for a tail rotor

Letters from Readers - August 2012

Vietnam magazine | Published: July 10, 2012 at 12:56 pm
Saluting Summers In the June "Letter From Vietnam," you wrote about retired Army colonel and founding editor of Vietnam Harry G. Summers Jr. and featured the cover of the premier issue of Vietnam published in 1988. I retrieved my first …

Review - Armed With Abundance: Consumerism & Soldiering in the Vietnam War

Vietnam magazine | Published: July 10, 2012 at 12:54 pm
Shows that the majority of those who served in the U.S. military in the Vietnam War were actually support troops

Review - Tunnel Rat in Vietnam

Vietnam magazine | Published: July 10, 2012 at 12:51 pm
Provides insight into the adaptation of man and equipment to an exceptional combat environment in Vietnam, where volunteers for clearing tunnels could come from infantry, engineers, armored cavalry or elsewhere

Review - Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

Vietnam magazine | Published: July 10, 2012 at 12:48 pm
An encompassing account of the 40-year arc in which America's Southeast Asian adventure became inevitable.

Review - Marble Mountain: A Vietnam Memoir

Published: July 10, 2012 at 12:38 pm
Willis' skill as a Huey pilot in 1966 is surpassed by his humorous storytelling, incisive commentary on the Vietnam War, wars in general and the warriors who wage them

Pedal Power - Bicycles in Wartime Vietnam

Arnold Blumberg | Published: July 06, 2012 at 1:21 pm
The humble bicycle proved to be a critical and unstoppable weapon in the 30-year Indochina war

Operation Cedar Falls: Search and Destroy in the Iron Triangle

Rod Paschall | Published: July 06, 2012 at 1:16 pm
Criticized for advocating a big-unit war, Gen. Westmoreland launched Cedar Falls in Jan. 1967 to assault a VC bastion

Vietnam Magazine's Rolling Thunder Section

Vietnam magazine | Published: June 08, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Click for events, stories, interviews, photo galleries, video and updates

Interview - Rep. Jeff Miller

Vietnam magazine | Published: June 06, 2012 at 1:44 pm
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee discusses where we were militarily in the Vietnam War and where we're headed as a nation

Everybody Loves Lt. Dan - Gary Sinise

Roger L. Vance | Published: May 22, 2012 at 6:05 pm
While his role in Forrest Gump endeared Sinise to Vietnam vets, his compassion for them was stirred long before on a stage in Chicago

Army Spc. 4 Leslie Sabo Awarded Medal of Honor Posthumously in White House Ceremony on May 16

Vietnam magazine | Published: May 22, 2012 at 2:42 pm
Loaded with gear, infantryman Leslie Sabo poses with his M-60. (Photo: James Bemus)Leslie H. Sabo Jr., the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient, died in a Cambodian jungle on May 10, 1970, after a daylong battle in which he …
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