It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-three years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
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From the VVAW National Office
VVAW clearly sees a future for itself. As veterans of the military, as veterans of Vietnam, we will fight to see that the Peace...|
Taken from "We Must Continue the Fight for a Better World!" by Bill Branson Read More
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from The Mountain Song by Bonnie J. Caracciolo (reviewer):
The Mountains Sing
by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
(Algonquin Books, 2020)
Forty-seven years after the last US soldier left Vietnam, the world has begun to hear from the children who grew up in the late stages of the violence, confronted with the aftermath of war. They lived with the devastation of their natural world, their cities and homes beyond comprehension after ferocious bombings by American B-52s, particularly in the North. These places were no longer safe, they were not habitable. Consequently, many families moved South.
Nguyen Phan Que Mai, born in 1973 in a small village in the North, is one of those children, now grown, whose parents took her and her brother south in the hopes of rebuilding their lives and taking part in the reunification of their country. Que Mai, as she is known, struggled along with her family and fellow Vietnamese citizens, in a land haunted by the ghosts of both allied and Vietnamese dead.... Read More
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