WISCONSIN VIETNAM WAR STORIES
Telling emotional stories that haven't been heard before, Wisconsin Vietnam War veterans recount their experiences in a three-hour television documentary. Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories premiered May 24, 2010.
Back in the World: Portraits of Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans by James Gill
Back in the World is available at Blurb.com for $60.68. This is a non-profit book.
The audio slideshow oral histories and transcripts of Wisconsin Vietnam War veterans may contain language that may be considered profane, racially insensitive or otherwise offensive. The language has been retained to give an accurate historical record of their remarks. Place cursor over photographs to view captions. Click the symbol to enlarge images full screen. Read audio slideshow transcripts here.
During 2010, an exhibition of these portraits traveled to venues throughout Wisconsin. Each venue enhanced the exhibit with additional programming, outreach and events honoring Vietnam War veterans in their area.
A CLOSER LOOK
Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories features dozens of veterans from all regions of Wisconsin who reflect on their memories of the Vietnam War and their experiences during and after the war. Watch the full program here.
Download a single-format list of all the names of 1,244 Wisconsin Vietnam servicemen and women who died in the Vietnam War, representing all branches of the armed forces. Created by the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Read the transcripts from the Back in the World audio slide show.
Explore the Vietnam War through WHS lesson plans, travel trunks from the WDVA, other Web sites and documentaries.
Explore eight maps created for Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories: Our Veterans Remember.
You were scared, but you couldn't feel scared, because it would overtake you.
A medic was the person you confided in. You had a lot of responsibility to take care of the guys in your platoon.
We were the first line of defense. I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Duke.
General Schwarzkopf — if you think he looks scary now, imagine him 15-20 years younger.
They bombed the hell out of everything. Nothing changed.