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It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-five years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.

Explore these pages; see what we've done, what we do, and why we do it. The struggle continues, perhaps these days more than ever. VVAW has never stopped working to protect the welfare of those who served their country.

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march Latest Commentary: From the VVAW National Office March 25, 2022 In our 55 years as an organization, Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) has witnessed way too many wars. We know firsthand the consequences and devastation of imperial wars. We are saddened and angered at the unnece...

Taken from "Putin's War on Ukraine Must Stop" by Bill Branson and Joe Miller Read More

View the 1971 50th Anniversary Pages and Guestbook

Excerpt From  THE VETERAN:  Now Online

Taken from Blood on Their Tuxes by Peter P. Mahoney:

Shortly after I arrived in New York—having been elected as a National Coordinator for VVAW at the Houston Steering Committee Meeting—on May 8, 1972, President Nixon announced the mining of the North Vietnamese harbors. VVAW denounced the action as the latest escalation in a war that was supposed to be winding down. A press conference was called by several New York City peace groups to announce plans to protest this escalation. I was chosen to be the VVAW spokesman at the press conference, and I announced on national TV that unless the United Nations took the government of the United States into receivership until such time as a government representative of the people could be elected, then in seventy-two hours, VVAW was going to take over the United Nations.... Read More


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