The Vietnam War (a.k.a. The Second Indochina War) was fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam from 1956-1975. The U.S. and other anti-communist allies supported the south, and the U.S.S.R., China and other communist allies supported the north.
Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Marines, under heavy firefight, carry one of their fellow soldiers in Vietnam. National Archives.
- The Vietnam Center and Archive- Texas Tech University
The Vietnam Center and Archive collects and preserves the documentary record of the Vietnam War, and supports and encourages research and education regarding all aspects of the American Vietnam Experience.
- The National Vietnam War Museum
The National Vietnam War Museum project was formalized in 1998 to develop a national venue that would create an atmosphere of learning about the Vietnam War era, and engage people of all ages, nationalities, and political points of view.
- The Vietnam War-- American Experience (PBS)
Primary Sources, Timeline, Who's Who, Maps, etc.
- USA Vietnam War Commemoration- U.S. Dept of Defense
Educational information, fact sheets, maps, posters, and interactive timeline.
Photograph of a Marine Landing at Danang, Vietnam: August 3,1965. National Archives.