It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-two 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
Six months ago, The Veteran called out President Chump. We joined progressive groups and individuals all over the US in puncturing Chump's latest bloody trial balloon; the invasion of Venezuela.
Now, we have to add to th...|
Taken from "Forever Wars Demand Forever Opposition" by Bill Branson Read More
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Taken from James Duffy Remembered by Edward Damato:
Jim Duffy testifying at Winter Soldier Investigation hearing in Detroit, MI, February 1971.
James (Jim) Duffy, longtime VVAW member, activist, and a staunch advocate for the Vietnamese people died on April 7, 2019. To many of us, Jim was a steadfast presence during the anti-war years of the early 1970s in New York City. He was a member of VVAW, testifying at the Winter Soldier Investigation (WSI) held in Detroit in 1971. From 1970 to 1975, he was a mainstay at the US Committee to Aid the NLF of South Vietnam and the Indochina Solidarity Committee.
Born on October 7, 1947, he was raised in the Bronx, New York. Fresh out of high school he enlisted in the US Army on July 15, 1965. Trained as a communications specialist he was sent to Vietnam and, naturally, he was given a job as an M-60 machine gunner on a Chinook helicopter with Company A, 228 Aviation Battalion,1st Air Cavalry Division from February 1967 to April 1968.... Read More
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