In poetry, literature, and song, two themes recur again and again: love and war. The experience of having been in a war leaves memories that we cherish to revisit and recount. This web space is dedicated to the memories of the American and allied service men and women who served during the Vietnam War. If you have memorable experinces of your own, or a poem, which you would like to share, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., who is the point person for the "Remembering Vietnam" project.


This story came to me anonymously via e-mail, the author, a fellow Vietnam Veteran. After reading his story, I felt compelled to share this with you. If you didn't participate in the Vietnam War, this will give you some insight into how our minds work. He writes: A couple of years ago someone asked me if I still thought about Vietnam. I nearly laughed in their face. How do you stop thinking about it? Every day for the past forty years, I wake up with it- I go to bed with it. This was my response....

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VETERANS RADIO: Programs relating to the Vietnam War

Since its inception, Veterans Radio has played an major role in the United States as a means to give honor and show our gratitude to the men and women who have sacrified themselves for our nations security. That includes service men and women from all wars and all services. The Vietnam War represents a huge legacy in America's recent history. From all the programs broadcast by Veterans Radio, we have selected those that deal directly or indirectly with the Vietnam War. I invite you to enjoy these amazing broadcasts by visting our web page dealing with Veterans Radio: Vietnam War Broadcasts. 

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Deep emotions call for deep expression--and no other expression reach as profoundly into the human heart as poetry. Around the experiences of the vietnam War, there arose a huge cultural sphere, of which poetry is a remarkable part. I invite you to enjoy this immense cultural treasure relating to the Vietnam War.

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Myths and misinformation about the Vietnam War abound in the United States and worldwide. We have created a web space dedicated to a methodical effort to dispel these myths and to provide accurate information about the Vietnam War. Please visit our MYTHS OF THE VIETNAM WAR page.

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If you put a vibrant group of people together, sharing a common experience, soon they will find typical ways to talk to each other. That was the case also during the Vietnam War. Our service men and women in Vietnam developed a unique set of expressions, which were passed on from group to group, as new service personnel came and others returned home.

vietnamservice<<You can read more about that at our LANGUAGE OF THE VIETNAM WAR