The National Archives has a wealth of records and information documenting the U.S. experience in the Vietnam conflict. These include photographs, textual and electronic records, audiovisual recordings, exhibits, educational resources, articles, blog posts, lectures, and events.
Vietnam War Topics
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Vietnam War Timeline
Journey through events with select records from the National Archives Catalog.
Most Popular Vietnam-Era Records
- Marine Corps Command Chronologies for the Vietnam War
- Office of Civil Operations and Rural Support (CORDS)
- Vietnam War Casualty Records, through Access to Archival Databases (AAD)
- State Lists of U. S. Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War
- Navy Deck Logs Available in the National Archives Catalog
- Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the Vietnam War Era, 1960-1994, a Finding Aid to Records
- Record Group 472: U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia
- The Pentagon Papers
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- Vietnam Veterans Memorial exhibit on Google Cultural Institute
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