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The Boys of 67

Dear Boys,

Your dad recently finished a book called The Boys of ’67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam by Andrew Wiest. I won’t go into the book in specific but more about what I learned reading it, from the perspective as a dad. 675 more words

Everything Else In Between

Apocalypse Now @ Infinispace.net

The opening scene showing virgin palm tree groves being torched by napalm as The Doors’ song The End lilts away in the background, is truly haunting and sets the mood for the entire experience. 23 more words

Film

Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

NEW YORK — The Roman Catholic priest and Vietnam war protester Daniel Berrigan has died. He was 94.

Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province, says Berrigan died Saturday at a Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University. 116 more words

News

Remembering South Vietnam: A Tribute to The Republic

Photo via Flickr

This is just a brief tribute to the former Republic of Vietnam and all the brave men and women who fought so bravely to protect the country. 849 more words

Politics

Boat Refugees

A piece originally published on Project Yellow Dress, republished on Project Ava with permission of the artist.

If you search for images of Vietnamese Boat People, you will find many photographs of people crammed inside small wooden fishing boats. 469 more words

Diversity & Equality

End of the Vietnam War

04.30.2016

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Vietnam War November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975 (19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks, 1 day)

There’s so much history involved with this was that it’s too much to write about in one blog post. 1,177 more words

Bay Area Living

Black April and The Repercussion of April 30, 1975

What is Black April? Some might ask.  Black April is referred to April of 1975 when Sai Gon (Viet Nam) was fallen into the Communist party.  1,338 more words

April 30