Category: VIETNAM WAR

An Air Force Cross, the Silver Star, 4 Distinguished Flying Crosses with a Combat V, 2 Purple Hearts, 18 Air Medals, and ok, we have…

Learn how very convincing Vietnam War POW Doug Hegdahl was at acting his “stupidly stupid” character while at the hands of his Vietnamese captors leading…

The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975, officially between North Vietnam (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam (South Vietnam). In reality, it…

Though, among the most recent wars that captured the world’s attention, the Vietnam War is a remnant of history today – an era 50 years…

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest helicopter evacuation on record, begins removing the last Americans from Saigon. The North Vietnamese had launched their final offensive in…

In 1967, the US attacked an industrial facility in North Vietnam. During that siege, an American pilot saw his plane severely damaged from intense flak,…

On 12 January 1968, four North Vietnamese Air Force AN-2 Colt biplanes lifted off from an airfield in northeastern North Vietnam and headed west toward…

Fifty years after being shot down during the Vietnam War US pilot’s remains have finally been returned home to the town of Rangeley in the United…

In 1954, the French decided to draw their struggles in what was once called French Indochina to a close. From then until the end of…

Many people are unaware of the crucial part women played for the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War. Many do not know that women even…

Master Sergeant Raul “Roy” Perez Benavidez was shot several times, suffered two grenade blasts, and got bayonetted while saving the lives of eight men. Despite…

Even though the Vietnam War ended over 30 years ago, its legacy is still being felt by the people of Laos. Around 50 people are…