March 24, 2017

Primary Source Spotlight: Vietnam War

Vietnam memorial soldiers

Vietnam Veteran collections

Vietnam War image set

Vietnam War song recordings

  • DaNang Lullaby” 1965, song about “Operation Rolling Thunder,” sung by James P. “Bull” Durham, who served as a pilot during the Vietnam War
  • Jolly Green” 1968, sung by James P. “Bull” Durham “Jolly Green Giant” was a nickname for the Sikorsky HH-3E helicopter, used extensively to insert and extract troops during the Vietnam War
  • Tchepone” 1971, song about the bombing of Tchepone, Laos, during the Vietnam War sung by Chuck Rosenburg

Vietnam War documents

Hannah Arendt Papers related to Vietnam War, 1965-68

U.S. legislation related to the Vietnam War

The famous & the war in Vietnam

Vietnam War political cartoons

Learning from the Source: Cartoonist Commentary-Vietnam War

Herb Block

Jules Feiffer

Bill Mauldin

Pat Oliphant

Vaughn Shoemaker

Paul Szep

Edmund Valtman

Clifford H. (Baldy) Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection related to Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975 Digital Library of Georgia

Vietnam War webcasts

In Country: The Vietnam War, 30 Years

Will There Be Peace Again? Some Aspects of Vietnamese Representations of the Vietnam War and its Aftermath

Vietnam War podcast

The Vietnam War and the End of ‘American Exceptionalism’

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