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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com: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://220.127.116.11/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://firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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: <firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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, (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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., (email@example.com) 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: <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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: email@example.com 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://18.104.22.168/ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Vietnam Democracy Web page http://www.fva.org/vndemo.html e-mail:email@example.com 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. ================================================================= Copyright (c) 1996 John Tegtmeier. Non-commercial distribution for educational purposes permitted if document is unaltered. 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