The Women’s Overseas Service League (WOSL) oral history digital collection offers free, worldwide listening to 162 audio interviews with American women who served overseas during the Great War, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, and the Gulf War.
"What did it all mean? Was the Chicago Eight Trial merely, as one commentator suggested, "a monumental non-event"? Was it, as others argue, an important battle for the hearts and minds of the American people? Or is it best seen as a symbol of the conflicts of values that characterized the late sixties? These are some of the questions that surround one of the most unusual courtroom spectacles in American history, the 1969-70 trial of eight radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago..."
The site provides access to various sources including the trial transcript, images, and audio files.
This film documents the two day anti-Vietnam War rally held in Sproul Plaza at the University of California. There are many scenes of students gathering, activities, carrying signs, collecting money, etc. Identified speakers include Robert Scheer,
(1) Vietnam protest demonstration in Britain; also at Madrid University in Spain, burned American flag; also 4000 in Detroit at "love-in" and "be-in" with hippies and wild constumes (2) News In Brief - U.S. jet bombers hit North Vietnam targets (3) May Day parade in Moscow, Premier Kosygin (partial newsreel).
Kent State University was placed into the international spotlight on May 4, 1970, after 13 students were shot by members of the Ohio National Guard at a student demonstration. Four students were killed and nine others were wounded, including one who was permanently paralyzed from his injury. The May 4 Collection, established by the Kent State University Libraries in 1970, includes over 300 cubic feet of primary sources related to the Kent State shootings and their aftermath. The collection is open to the public and is used by researchers from around the world.
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Reproduces many archival collections on the Vietnam War and the U.S. government, including records of the Associated Press and other media, the CIA, the State Department, the EPA, the military, the Kissinger telephone conversation transcripts on world affairs, and national security files from the, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford administrations. Log-in required.
Collections include JFK's Office Files; Confidential File of the LBJ White House, Political Activities of the Johnson White House, Johnson Administration's Response to Anti-Vietnam War Activities, and more. Log-in required.
These notes consist of and/or highlight translated Viet Cong and North Vietnamese political and military reports, treatises, resolutions, directives, and program descriptions. In addition, they contain U.S. and South Vietnamese commentary on the enemy material, as well as analyses of political methodology, strategy, infrastructure, and history. While the majority of the notes relate to political topics, military topics include analyses of soldiers' diaries and comments on military conditions and tasks. Log-in required.
Australian soldier looking into a Viet Cong tunnel discovered during Operation Crimp, Vietnam.
"A Marine from 3d Battalion 3d Marines uses a flamethrower to clear obstacles near Hill 55. This small hill was the dominant terrain feature in the 9th Marines area of operations and was later to be the site of the command post for the regiment."
Vietnam....U.S. Marines, grouped in fours and fives in outboard motor boats, approach the beach in an amphibious... - NARA - 558508
A U.S. Navy Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle returns to its base, probably at Cat Lo, Vietnam, circa 1966.
On July 20, 1966 Captain Merrill R Lewis was shot down over North Vietnam. He remained missing in action until his remains were returned to the US in September 1989. Who the hand and bracelet belongs to I didn't ask.