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Vietnam War

Photograph of Troops Moving across a Rice Field in Search of Viet Cong

Remembering Vietnam is an exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on display from November 10, 2017, through January 6, 2019, featuring records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War.

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

Explore more records, information, articles and resources at the National Archives organized by subject area.


Vietnam War Timeline

Journey through events with select records from the National Archives Catalog.



Most Popular Vietnam-Era Records

Citizen Archivist

Help make records more discoverable by tagging and transcribing in the National Archives Catalog. Learn more on the Citizen Archivist Dashboard

More Resources

Discover more Vietnam War resources from the National Archives, or contact us to plan a research visit

Watch "The Vietnam War" Preview and Conversation with Ken Burns at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library