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Featured Item:
The Deer Hunter
Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Other Movies:
Platoon

Good Morning Vietnam

Apocalypse Now

Full Metal Jacket

Hamburger Hill

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Spotlight
Marshall Darling
"Get the hell out of here!" the door gunner yelled to his pilot. "We are taking incoming fire!" as tracers flashed past our "Sh-- Hook" helicopter.


Veterans' Stories
Robert Scott
There have been times in my life when I haven’t acted all that bright. This is one of those times.
Michael J. Horton
14th Engineer Battalion (Combat)
The wind whipped my pantlegs as I stood with the others on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base.
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Articles
Fall Of The Central Highlands
The Vietnam War is usually seen as a war of attrition. But its most decisive battle was an example of maneuver warfare.
Flight Of The Phoenix
Destroying the Viet Cong infrastructure was the key to winning the war. The Phoenix program was designed to do that.
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Biographies
Lt. j.g. Everett Alvarez Jr.
He became the first pilot shot down during the Vietnam conflict and perhaps the longest-held American prisoner in any war.
Sgt. Gordon R. Roberts
Army Sgt. Gordon R. Roberts proved he lived by the motto of the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry: "We Stand Together."
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Jim Schueckler
"Soon we were heading towards the mountains with a Huey full of mail, food, Christmas cargo, and two American young women."

Tom Fowler
"Fortunately, the firefight, such as it was, did not last long and nobody inside our company area was hurt."

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The average cost per B-52 mission during Vietnam was $41,421, with an average of 27 tons of munitions dropped.
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