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History: Stop the Sun

History: Stop the Sun
The Vietnam War (p. 48)

How much do you know about the Vietnam War? Did you know that the war's roots go back to the 1860s, when France conquered Vietnam? The links below will help you explore the history of conflict that led to the war—from France's 1862 conquest to South Vietnam's surrender in 1975.

Vietnam Online: The American Experience http://www.pbs.org/ wgbh/ amex/ vietnam/ index.html
This site offers an introduction to the history and legacy of the Vietnam War. Features include an interactive timeline of the war (1945-present), basic statistics, and biographical profiles of the major actors of the era.

Vietnam Veterans http://www.vietvet.org
A site created to honor Vietnam Veterans, living and dead, who served their country on either side of the conflict.

Reflections, Memories, and Images of Vietnam Past http://www.vietvet.org/ thepast.htm
"Remembrance" is a collection of "Galleries" containing imagery, stories, poems, songs, maps, and narratives from or about the Vietnam War era.