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Frequently Asked Questions: SOC.HISTORY.WAR.VIETNAM

The FAQ on the Vietnam Related Internet Resources was compiled by John
     Tegtmeier.

This is a listing of Vietnam related Internet sites, most reachable
through the World Wide Web. Because of the extreme fluidity of the
web, in particular, and internet, in general, we can not guarantee the
current accuracy of all the sites listed (especially the smaller
ones).  Please be cautious about sites whose address wraps to a second
line. This listingdoes not imply any endorsement of the sites listed,
or is it in any fashion "complete". Additions or corrections are
welcome by E-mail to vietnam-request@panix.com.

All the resources listed in this FAQ are available by links at the
SHWV Internet Resources FAQ Links page at:
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/link-faq.html

Sites are grouped in the following categories:

I.    The Best of the Internet Vietnam Related Websites
II.   Articles Relating to the Indochina wars
III.  Bibliographies
IV.   Documents
V.    Publications, Book Reviews and Announcements, Book Sellers
VI.   Research Libraries and Archives
VII.  General Sites
VIII. POW-MIA Sites and Articles
IX.   Newsgroups and Mailing Lists
X.    Veteran Pages - Groups
XI.   Veteran Pages - Individual
XII.  Unit Associations
XIII. PTSD, Agent Orange and Health Related Issues
XIV.  Vietnam War Memorials
XV.   Governmental Sites
XVI.  Pictures and Images
XVII. Vietnamese Overseas Community
XVIII.Vietnam Today


I.    The Best of the Internet Vietnam Related Websites

Soc.history.war.vietnam Home Pages.
http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwvushp.html    or
http://mulder.waite.adelaide.edu.au/vietnam/welcome.html
          This is the newsgroup's homepage, containing information
     about soc.history.war.vietnam, as well as hyperlinks to SHWV
     resources and many other Vietnam related sites

CACF Search
     http://www.sersoft.com/vietnam/
          A site that allows for the search of the Combat Area
     Casualty File database by Tom Holloway.  These are essentially
     the names on "The Wall".

National Center For PTSD (White River Junction, VT)
     http://www.dartmouth.edu/dms/ptsd/
          This site includes a link (telnet) to the remarkable PILOTS
     (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress) database
     as well as other traumatic stress sites.  PILOTS contains over
     8,000 records - each containing  a bibliographic citation,
     abstract, and indexing data.  Access to the database is free of
     charge, and no account or password is required. See the telnet
     section of this list for more information

Viet Nam Generation and Sixties-l
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties
          Back issues of the journal (downloadable) along with access
     to the sixties-l archives, other material.

Vietnam Veterans Home Page
     http://www.vietvet.org  or http://grunt.space.swri.edu
          This site provides links to most of the other Vietnam
     related sites listed below, plus lists, organizations, images,
     narratives and fiction.  In short, just about everything. A truly
     excellent site. Maintained by Bill McBride and others.



II.   Articles Relating to the Indochina Wars

John Baky: White Cong and Black Clap: The Ambient Truth of Vietnam War
     Legendry
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Texts/Scholarly/Baky_White_Cong_01.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5:1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Peter Brush: Civic Action: The Marine Corps Experience in Vietnam
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Texts/Scholarly/Brush_CAP_01.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5:1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Peter Brush: "Home is Where You Dig It": Observations on Life at the
     Khe Sanh Combat Base
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Texts/Scholarly/Brush_Rats.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 4:3-4 (November
     1992). At the Vietnam Generation site.

Peter Brush: The Khe Sanh Veterans' Reunion
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Narrative/Brush_Reunion.html"></A><br>
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 4:3-4 (March 1994).At
     the Vietnam Generation site.

Peter Brush: Tour Bus at the Khe Sanh Combat Base
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Narrative/Brush_Khe_Sanh_cover.html"></A><br>
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 4:3-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

William Crandell: What Did America Learn from the Winter Soldier
     Investigation
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Narrative/Crandell_Winter.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5: 1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Cecil B. Curry: An Officer and a Gentleman: General Vo Nguyen Giap as
     Military Man and Poet
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Scholarly/Currey_Giap.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5: 1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Cecil B. Curry: Residual Dioxin in Viet Nam
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Scholarly/Currey_Dioxin.html </A><br>
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 4:3-4 (November
     1992). At the Vietnam Generation site.

Anthony O. Edmonds: The Tet Offensive and Middletown: A Study in
     Contradiction
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Scholarly/Edmonds_Tet.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5:1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Anthony O. Edmonds: The Viet Nam War and the British Student Left: A
     Study in Political Symbolism
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Scholarly/Edmonds_Brit_Left.html
          Essay published in Viet Nam Generation 5:1-4 (March 1994).
     At the Vietnam Generation site.

Marc J. Gilbert: Lock and Load High School: The Vietnam War Comes to a
     Los Angeles Secondary School
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/Scholarl
y/Gilbert_Lock_Load_01.html <font size = -1> Essay published in
<cite>Viet Nam Generation</cite> 5:1-4 (March 1994). At the Vietnam
Generation site.</font>

Edwin E. Moise: Tonkin Gulf Incident. A SHWV FAQ
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/tonk-faq.html
          A concise analysis, with bibliography, of the events in the
     Tonkin Gulf in August 1964 that led to direct US combat
     involvement.

D. Gareth Porter: The 1968 "Hue Massacre"
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/hue-port.txt
          Highly controversial version of the events in Hue in Feb.
     and Mar. 1968, published in <cite>Indochina Chronicle</cite>, No.
     33 of June 24, 1974. Porter's argument concerning the Hue
     Massacre is basically that it was nothing more than US/SVN
     propaganda. Posted to SHWV by Grover Furr with the author's
     permission.

Brian Ross: Use of Armoured Vehicles.  A SHWV FAQ
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/arm-faq.html
          A discussion of the use of armored vehicles by all sides in
     the Vietnam War.

Brian Ross: Australian Order of Battle.  A SHWV FAQ
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/aoob-faq.html
          An article discussing the Order of Battle of the Australian
     forces in the Vietnam War.

Brian Ross: Australian Military Involvement.  A SHWV FAQ
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/aust1faq.html
          An analysis by Brian Ross of the military aspects of
     Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Brian Ross: Australian Political Involvement.  A SHWV FAQ
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/aust2faq.html
          An analysis by Brian Ross of the political dimensions of
     Australia's involve in the Vietnam War.

Martin Tingley. Tiger Stripe Camouflage in Vietnam.
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/ts-camo.txt
          Aa article posted to SHWV dealing with the evolution of
     tiger striped camouflage uniforms in Vietnam.

Martin Tingley. "Tunnel Rats: Non Gratum Anus Rodentum. 'Not Worth a
     Rats Ass!'."
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/tun-rats.txt
          An article posted to SHWV concerning the deployment and
     deployment of "tunnel rats", US soldiers especially trained to
     penetrate NLF tunnel systems.

Martin Tingley. Work horse, the M113 APC.
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/m113apc.txt
          An article posted to SHWV dealing with the evolution and use
     of the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)

Sedgwick Tourison. Military Intelligence in Southeast Asia, 1970-1975.
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/misea-st.txt
          Paper posted by the author to SHWV.


III.  Bibliographies

SHWV Recommended Reading List
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/rrl-faq.html
          An extensive recommended reading list, including a core list
     and many different aspects of the Indochina Wars and their
     aftermath.  For more information, send e-mail to: John Tegtmeier,
     Moderator - SHWV at vietnam-request@panix.com 

Prof. Edwin E. Moise's General Bibiliography
     http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~eemoise/bibliography.html/
          Posted to SHWV in May 1995, and now revised and maintained
     on Prof. Moise's own page at Clemson, this is an extremely
     comprehensive bibliography dealing with all aspects of the
     Indochina Wars compiled by a professor of history at Clemson
     University who both teachs and writes on the subject.  Prof.
     Moise is also a co-moderator of this newsgroup.

Brian Ross's Australian Involvement Bibliography
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/aust-bib.html
          Specialized bibliographic resource on the Australian
     involvement in the Vietnam War by one of the SHWV newsgroup's
     co-moderators, Brian Ross. It appeared in the
     soc.history.war.vietnam in September, 1995.

Prof. Lydia M. Fish's Folklore Bibliography
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/folk-bib.html
          A specialized bibliography dedicated to the folkore and US
     veteran folksongs of the Vietnam War.  Prof. Fish is the director
     of the Vietnam Veteran Oral History and Folklore Project at
     Buffalo State College.  For more information on the Project,
     e-mail Dr. Fish at fishlm@snybufaa.cs.snybuf.edu.  It appeared in
     the soc.history.war.vietnam in August, 1995.

My Lai Bibliography
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/mylaibib.html
          Short specialized bibliographic reference to works that deal
     with the My Lai massacre of March 1968.

US Veterans Post-service Mortality Bibliography
     http: //www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/suic-bib.html
          Short specialized bibliographic reference to material
     concerning US veterans suicide and post-service mortality
     rates.<br>

Ver Kuile Ager's Riverine Operations Bibliography
     http://www.vietvet.org/booklist.htm
          At the Vietnam Veterans Home Page.

Sandra Wittman - Vietnam: Yesterday and Today
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/
          Ms. Wittman's page contains a number of Vietnam related
     bibliography files. These include:
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/nfiction.html - Non-Fiction
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/fiction.html -Fiction
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/film.html - Films
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/women.html - Vietnam: The Women's
          Experience
     http://www.oakton.edu/~wittman/vietpov.html - The Vietnam War:
          The Vietnamese Point of View


IV.   Documents

Tonkin Gulf Message and Resolution
gopher://wiretap.spies.com/00/Gov/US-History/Vietnam/tonkin-gulf
          Full text of President Johnson's message to the Congress
     about the Tonkin Gulf incident, and the resulting Resolution.

Vietnam Veterans Against the War Statement by John Kerry
     gopher://wiretap.spies.com/00/Gov/US-History/Vietnam/vets-against
          Gopher link to the full text of John Kerry's Winter Soldier
     statement to the US Senate in 1972.



V.    Publications, Book Reviews and Announcements, Book Sellers

Army Times Publishing Co.
     http://www.armytimes.com/
          With links to Air Force Times, Nay Times, Marine Corps
     Times, Federal Times and Military City Online (active duty
     locator).

Broken Rifle Press
     http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/brp
          Books on the GI and veterans anti-war movement. Broken Rifle
     Press, PO Box 749, Trenton, NJ 08607-0749

CIA Factbook
     http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/95fact/index.html

CAQ (Covert Action Quarterly) Magazine
     http://www.caq.com/caq

Reflections on the Wall
     http://photo2.si.edu/vvm/vvmhome.html
          Documentary photography project by the Smithsonian
     Institution.

Review of Rising Like Tucson
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Texts/Reviews/Anisfield_Rising_Tucson.html
          Review of Jeff Danizer's book by Nancy Anisfield.

Vietnamerica: The War Comes Home
     http://www.vietnamerica.com
          Info & reviews re: Thomas Bass book.



VI.   Research Libraries and Archives

Australian National University - Vietnam Resources
     ftp://coombs.anu.edu.au/coombspapers/otherarchives/asian-studies-
     archives/vietnam-archives/

Center for Research Libraries Online Catalog (Searchable)
     telnet://guest, then select VT100
     terminal@crlcatalog.uchicago.edu:23

Chicago Public Library Catalog
     http://cpl.lib.uic.edu/carl.html

La Salle University Library Website
     http://alpha.lasalle.edu/library/vietnam.htm
          It contains info on what is the world's largest collection
     of imaginative representations of the Viet Nam War.   It is
     currently about 7000 items and growing. It concentrates on
     novels, short stories, poetry, film, music, and art. Scholars,
     students, and writers come from all over the world to use the
     material in this collection.  A full description can be found at
     the website. Contact: John S. Baky; Director of Libraries;
     Connelly Library; La Salle University; 1900 W. Olney Avenue;
     Philadelphia, PA  19141; Phone:  (215) - 951-1285 or 1286; Fax  : 
     (215) 951-1595; e-mail Baky@alpha.lasalle.edu 

Library at Quantico - Easter Offensive
     http://138.156.204.100/www/MCRC/archives/scoturly.htm
          Online location index of Col. Gerald Turley personal
     collection of materials related to the NVA attacks in/around
     Quang Tri '72 (Easter Offensive). Lots of very interesting
     personal accounts etc from the MACV-155 team.

Library Catalogues and Databases at Georgetown
     http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/library/
          library_catalogues.html

Library of Congress World Wide Web Home Page
     http://lcweb.loc.gov/

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library at the University of Texas
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/

Mississippi State University - Vietnam War Archives
     http://www.msstate.edu/Archives/History/USA/Vietnam/vietnam.html

National Archives
     http://www.nara.gov/
     gopher://gopher.nara.gov

New York Public Library online catalog
     telnet://nypl@nyplgate.nypl.org:23/

New York Public Library - Vietnam War
     http://gopher.nypl.org/research/chss/subguides/milhist/
     vietnam.html
          Gopher to the New York Public Library Vietnam War military
     history section.

University of Kansas - CARRIE: An Electronic LIbrary
     http://kuhttp.cc.ukans.edu/carrie/carrie_main.html

University of Kansas: World-Wide Web Virtual Library: History
     http://kuhttp.cc.ukans.edu/history/WWW_history_main.html



VII.  General Sites

These sites represent a broad spectrum of material, and are suitable
for the general reader.

CIABASE - trial version
     http://webcom.com/%7Epinknoiz/covert/ciabasesearch.html
          Requires a forms-capable WWW browser. It differs from the
     commercial product by using a subset of the database, returning a
     maximum of 50 matches.  For more information on the CIABASE, send
     an e-mail message to Ralph McGehee at rmcgehee@igc.apc.org

Center for Military History Homepage
     http://imabbs.army.mil/cmh-pg/
          This site is acquiring most of the material that was on the
     Byrd Archives at Marshall University.

The Documentation Center of Cambodia in Phnom Penh
     http://www.pactok.net.au
     http://vlib.hum.uts.edu.au/PROJECTS/Dccam/DCCAM.HTM
          Site contains information on the Khmer Rouge atrocities. e-
     mail: <dccam@pactok.peg.apc.org>.

E-HAWK Cadre Main Page   http://www.olcommerce.com/cadre/index.html
          Military site catalog, veterans materials, MIL-HIST online
     library resources.  Site deserves to be explored.

Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War
     http://www.jefferson.village.Virginia.EDU/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Glossary/

Grover Furr's Vietnam War Page
     http://www.shss.montclair.edu/english/furr/vietnam.html
          This page was put together by a Professor at Montclair State
     basically for his American Studies course.  Interesting and
     coming at the subject from a differnet perspective.

Hmong WWW Homepage -- Pilot Project
     http://www.stolaf.edu/people/cdr/hmong/

Military (Government)
     http://galaxy.einet.net/galaxy/Government/Military.html

Military WWW list (Alexander McClearn)
     http://www.tuns.ca/~mccleaae/
          Links to many, many military relayed sites. e-mail to
     mccleaae@newton.ccs.tuns.ca

Office of History at the Sacramento Air Logistics Center, McClellan
     Air Force Base, CA
     http://www.mcclellan.af.mil/HO/
          Contains oral histories and images. E-mail: Steven Diamond,
     historian and webmaster, (diamonds@smdis01.mcclellan.af.mil)

Peace and Security WWW Server - Canadian Forces College, Information
     Resource Centre
     http://www.cfcsc.dnd.ca

Sixties Project Syllabus Collection
     http://jefferson.village.Virginia.EDU/sixties/HTML_docs/
     Sixties_syll_entry.html

Radio First Termer Home Page
     http://sunsite.unc.edu/jwsnyder/rft/rft.html
          .wav files of pirate radio station operating in Vietnam c.
     1971, DJed by Dave Rabbit.

Texas Tech University - Center for the Study of the Vietnam Conflict
     http://www.ttu.edu/~vietnam
          E-mail: James R. Reckner, Ph.D., (jjrec@ttacs.ttu.edu)

Tulane My Lai Conference - Oral History.
     http://www.ttu.edu/~vietnam/mylai.htm
          Excerpts from the Tulane University 1994 My Lai conference.

University of Texas - Map of Vietnam (and other Asian Countries)
     http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/asia.html
          This site has downloadable maps, originally made for the
     CIA, of many coubtries in Asia, including Vietnam and all of
     Southeast Asia.

Vietnam Historical Archive
     http://www.medio.net/Mediocom/Demos/Vietnam/

Vietnam Veterans Home Page
     http://www.vietvet.org  or http://grunt.space.swri.edu
          A truly unique and superior site, filled with an enormous
     amount of information.

Vietnam War History Page
     http://www.bev.net/computer/htmlhelp/vietnam.html


VIII. POW - MIA Sites and Articles

The American Legion Report on the findings of the Senate Select
Committee on POW/MIA Affairs
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/amer_leg.txt
          An Analysis of the SSC report by one of the nation's largest
     veterans organizations.

Maria Damon: In the Belly of the Beast: MIAs and the Body Politic.
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/
     Scholarly/Damon_MIAs_01.html
          Article published in Viet Nam Generation 4:3-4 (November
     1992). At the Vietnam Generation site.

Report of the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/powssc-i.html
          Multi-part, text version of the report, dated January 13,
     1993.

Sedgwick Tourison: Let's Sell The Bones : The Marketing of America's
     Missing In Action. 
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/bones.txt
          This is a paper that was delivered at Texas Tech in 1996 by
     Wick Tourison, and supplied to the newsgroup by him for the
     purpose of supplementing the discussion on POWs / MIAs. </P>


IX. Newsgroups and Mailing Lists

SHWV Archives (Unix compressed .Z files) - McCaskill
     ftp://mccaskill.ssn.flinders.edu.au/pub/history/
          FTP link to the unix compressed (.Z) archivesof the
     newsgroup.  Downloadable files include all FAQS, bibliographies,
     archive logs of all articles posted and other files of interest. 
     Also at this site is Tom Holloway's US Casualties file (a
     searchable database of the Wall).

SEASIA-L Archives
     http://www.netimages.com/ni-cgi-bin/fetch?newsgroup=seasia-l

Usenet Newsgroups
     alt.war.vietnam
          news:alt.war.vietnam
     bit.listserv.seasia-l
          news:bit.listserv.seasia-l
     soc.culture.vietnamese
          news:soc.culture.vietnamese
     soc.history.war.vietnam
          news:soc.history.war.vietnam
     soc.veterans
          news:soc.veterans

Viet Nam Generation and Sixties-l
     http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/sixties
          Back issues of the journal (downloadable) along with access
     to the sixties-l archives. other material.

What's New in WWW Asian Studies Online Newsletter ISSN 1323-9368
     http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVLPages/WhatsNewWWW/asian-www-
     news.html


X.   Veteran Pages - Groups

American Legion HQ
     http://www.legion.org

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) HQ
     http://www.dav.org

Military Women Homepage
     http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/military_woman

Veterans for Human Rights
     http://solnlogic.com/VFHR2/vfhr-one.html

Vets With A Mission
     http://www.vwam.com/vets/
          Site requires Netscape 2.x

Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Inc.
     http://www.prairienet.org/vvaw/

About the Vietnam Veterans of America
     http://www.cin.ix.net/tso/govvvf.2.html

Vietnam Veteran's Forum
     http://www.cin.ix.net/tso/govvvf.0.html


XI.   Veteran Pages -Individuals

Verne DeWitt
     http://www.eskimo.com/%7Everne/my.htm

Rich Greene (Old Sarge)
     http://www.wolfenet.com/~rich

Ulf (Ron) Heller - 1st Infantry Div
     http://www.ionet.net/~uheller/vnbktoc.shtml

Gunny Robert Hile - "Fire Base Houston"
     http://www.phoenix.net/~gunny

Dan Jenkins
     http://dbj.com/www/wtknight/viet.htm

T. Martin - In Memoriam to the VietNam POW/MIAs
     http://www.accucomm.net/~tmartin/vietnam.html

Military Search Bulletin Board - Tony Ferrer
     http://www.shadow.net/~tferrer/search.html
          Marine veteran.  This is a locator page for those who wish
     to find old friends from the service. E-mail:
     <tferrer@shadow.net>

Military Veterans Resource Web Page
     http://www.teleport.com/~baudo
          Vet Chat page of Baudo's Vet Links contains sections for
     locating personnel and announceing reunions.

Brian Riley - 1st Recon, Da Nang 68-69
     http://www.together.net/~brianbr/

Bobby Ross
     http://www.aardvarking.com/bobbyross/

Gary Roush - Statistics About the Vietnam War
     http://www.vhfcn.org/stats.htm

SEAL Homepage
     http://the.south.com/TheTeams/

Richard Shand - Vietnam Memoirs
http://marlowe.wimsey.com/rshand/reflections/vietnam/vietnam.html

Craig Thompson
     http://www.olywa.net/sdotctho/sdotctho.html
          Craig is a veteran of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and a co-
     moderator of soc.history.war.vietnam.

Frank Vaughn - "Spectre Gunner"
     http://www.netcom.com/~baguio/gunship.html

Mike Weatherford
     http://www.rmii.com/~mweather
          Mike is a MSgt, USAF, Retired, and was in Vietnam at Tan Son
     Nhut AB, 10/70 - 10/71.



XI.    Unit Associations


Third Battalion Fourth Marines Web Page (Unofficial)
     http://www.concentric.net/~reddawg
          Contact: Reddawg - email: reddawg@concentric.net

National 4th Infantry Division Association - Mid South Chapter
     http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/cactiblue

75th Ranger Regiment Association
     http://www.ranger.org/~ranger/75thassc/75thassc.htm

101st Airborne Homepage
     http://www.ameritel.net/lusers/mpearson/

Society of the 173rd Airborne Brigade
     http://sunsite.unc.edu/173abn/173abn.html

196th Light Infantry Brigade Association
     http://www.americal.org/196
          E-mail to Ken McKenzie at KenMck196@aol.com

Americal Division Association
     http://www.americal.org

Red River Valley Fighter Pilot's Association (RRVA)
     http://www2.eos.net/RRVA/index.html

United States Army - Veteran Organization Locator.  
     http://www.army.mil/vetinfo/vetloc.htm

Vietnam Dog Handlers Association (VDHA)
     http://www.mainstreetli.com/vdha/vdha.html  

Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association
     http://web2.airmail.net/vhcma/

Vietnam Veterans Home Page - Veterans Organizations and Support Groups
     http://grunt.space.swri.edu/vetorgs.htm
          Listings and links for a great number of organizations not
     listed in this faq.  Part of the great Vietnam Veteran's Home
     Page.



XII.   PTSD, Agent Orange and Health Related Issues

Agent Orange and Spina Bifida
http://www.junkscience.com/news/agent-orange-spina-bifida.html

Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Vets Page
     http://www.va.gov/health/homeless/index.htm

The Etiology of Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
     http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dvb/goodwin.htm
          Full text of a book chapter by Jim Goodwin, Psy. D. on David
     Baldwin's excellent Trauma Info Pages

National Center For PTSD (White River Junction, VT)
     http://www.dartmouth.edu/dms/ptsd/
          This is THE major site for information on PTSD.  The site
     includes a telnet connection to the PILOTS database which
     includes citations and abstracts for thousands of works on the
     subject.  This is an absolute must for any serious student or
     professional.

Jonathan Shay's Pamphlet on PTSD Medications
     http://uhs.bsd.uchicago.edu/~bhsiung/tips/ptsd.html
          Full text of Dr. Shay's (author of Achilles in Vietnam)
     pamphlet  originally designed to assist Vietnam veterans with
     PTSD understand their medications.

Trauma Info Pages
     http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dvb/trauma.htm
          Another excellent site, containing a lot of information and
     a considerable number of links to other related websites.

Traumatic Stress Homepage
     http://www.long-beach.va.gov/ptsd/stress.html
          Created and maintained by the PTSD program at the VA Medical
     Center in Phoenix.  Once again, an excellent site. Lots to see
     here, lots of links.



XIII.  Vietnam War Memorials

Berkeley, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
     http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/vvm/

The Canadian Vietnam Veterans Memorial
     http://www.io.org/~ipsys/powmia/jpictslg.html
          "The North Wall" located in Windsor, Ontario.

CACF Search
     http://www.sersoft.com/vietnam/
          A site that allows for the search of the Combat Area
     Casualty File database by Tom Holloway.  These are essentially
     the names on "The Wall".

Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
     http://WWW.Vietwall.org/
          A national organization that serves "as the link" between
     families, friends and visitors to the Wall and those who names
     are on it.  They provide a number of services, including rubbing
     from the Wall for those who cannot get to the Memorial.

Hawaii Vietnam and Korean War Veterans Memorial
     http://www.onramp.net/~hbarker/kia-hi-v.htm
          By Hal Barker

Hunger of the Heart: Communion at the Wall
     http://www.evansville.net/~randyman/larry.html

Sons and Daughters In Touch
     http://www.lrrp.com/sdit/index.html
          An organization that links the families of veterans on the
     wall which people who knew them.  Contact Corky Condon at
     Corky6@ix.netcom.com.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Page
     http://www.nps.gov/nps/ncro/nacc/vvm.html
          Very complete page covering facts about the memorial and
     some of the history behind the creating it.  The official page of
     the National Parks Service.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Search
     http://grunt.space.swri.edu/thewall/thewallm.html
          Part of the Vietnam Veterans Home Page. Tom Holloway's full
     database is also downloadable at the soc.history.war.vietnam
     McCaskill archive.

Vietnam Veterans Memorials
     http://grunt.space.swri.edu/vietmems.htm
          This page is dedicated to the various VV memorials around
     the world, many of which have their only web presence here. Yet
     another outstanding page of the Vietnam Veterans Home Page.



XIV. Governmental Sites

Center for Army Lessons Learned Home Page  
     http://call.army.mil:1100/call.html

Congress: House of Representatives
     http://www.house.gov

Congress: The Senate
     http://www.senate.gov

Department of Defense (DefenseLINK)
     http://www.dtic.dla.mil/defenselink/

Department of Defense - US Air Force
     http://www.dtic.mil/airforcelink/

Department of Defense - US Army (Army Link)
     http://www.army.mil/

Department of Defense - US Marine Corps
     http://www.usmc.mil/

Department of Defense - US Navy
     http://www.ncts.navy.mil/navpalib/.www/welcome.html

Department of Veterans Affairs
     http://www.va.gov/

Director of Central Intelligence
     http://www.odci.gov/

FedWorld
     http://www.fedworld.gov/

GPO Home Page
     http://www.access.gpo.gov/

GPO Access
     http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces001.html

Library of Congress World Wide Web Home Page (New version 05/02/95)
     http://lcweb.loc.gov/

National Archives
     http://www.nara.gov/
     gopher://gopher.nara.gov

National Defense University (NDU)
     http://www.ndu.edu/

Naval Historical Center
     http://www.history.navy.mil/

POW/MIA Document Index - Library of Congress
     http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pow/powhome.html

United States Army Military History Institute Welcome 
     http://144.99.192.240/

White House - Executive Branch
     http://www.whitehouse.gov
          Links to just about everywhere in the Federal government
     through the Interactive Citizens Handbook, including the
     Department of Defense (with all miliary branchs) and the
     Department of Veterans Affairs.


XV.  Pictures and Images

The following sites all contain images of Vietnam, either during the
war or present day.

The Image Library at SHWV
     http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/shwv/imagetop.html
          Over 20 megabytes of images, including an extensive lbrary
     of armor photos.  Also at this site are most of the Vietnam
     related images that were formerly housed at the Byrd Arhive.

E. Kenneth Hoffman's Vietnam Portfolio
     http://icarus.shu.edu:80/gallery/V_Portfolio/

Doug Skeggs's Images of Vietnam
     http://www.vianet.on.ca/pages/skeggsd/vnam/vnam.html
          Doug has put together an Images of Vietnam page with photos
     from two cycling trips I did there in 1994 and 1995.  Shots from
     Saigon to Dong Ha, the Central Highlands, and the A Shau Valley.
     Nothing north of the Ben Hai river.

U.S. Army Vietnam Combat Art Gallery
     http://members.aol.com/jimm844224/vietart1.html

VietGate Gallery
     http://www.saigon.com/Gallery/Gallery.html

VietNam Pictures Archive at SunSite (UNC)
     http://sunsite.unc.edu/vietnam/vnpic.html

Vietnam Veterans Home Page - Images
     http://www.vietvet.org/images.htm
          A number of photographers and veterans have placed their
     images on the Vietnam Veterans Home Page.  Some of these folks
     include Valerie Schumacher, Jerry Luoma, Peter Brush and Joe
     Conte.



XVI.   Vietnamese Overseas Community

Dien Dan Dan Chu/Forum for Democracy
     http://www.vweb.net/dddc
          Daily news update from Dien Dan Dan Chu (Forum for
     Democracy) radio station in Vietnamese.

Free Vietnam Alliance Web page (FVA)
     http://www.fva.org/

Lien Minh Viet Nam Tu Do Newsletter
     http://www.fva.org/bantinlm.html

VietGATE at saigon.com
     http://www.saigon.com/
          Includes achives of soc.ulture.vietnamese and pointers to
     other related sites, including the Vietnamese Students
     Association at various locations. E-mail to
     webmaster@netimages.com

Vietnam Democracy Web page
     http://www.fva.org/vndemo.html
     e-mail:vndemo@fva.org

Vietnam Insight
     http://www.vinsight.org/insight.html

VN Forum
     http://www.netimages.com/ni-cgi-bin/fetch?newsgroup=vnforum



XVII.  Vietnam Today

Asia Studies
     http://asiadata.pacificnet.com
          Site provides demographic information.

Business Info on Vietnam
     http://silkroute.com/silkroute/asia/rsrc/country/vietnam.html

Complete On-Line Guide to Business and Travel in Vietnam
     http://www.serve.net/vietnam

Planet Earth Vietnam Homepage
     http://sehplib.ucsd.edu/~d10nguye/Vietnam.html

Spragens, John
     http://www.dnai.com/~spragens/
          Articles on recent Indochina.

Viet Nam Home Page
     http://maingate.net:80/vn/
          Travel and commercial business resource page.

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