You are IN FAVOR of the mural. You
were a soldier in the Vietnam War. You want to let the citizens of Kenosha
know what it was like to be a soldier in this war. You believe that many
citizens do not understand the experience of being directly involved in
You hope the mural will honor the soldiers
who fought with you and sometimes died next to you. You believe the mural
should be a tribute to soldiers who gave their lives in the conflict.
Questions to address
What was daily life like for the soldiers?
How old were most of the soldiers?
How did they feel about being in Vietnam?
What difficulties did the soldiers face?
What experiences did soldiers in combat face?
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This site contains numerous stories from
actual US soldiers who fought in Vietnam. Their stories give insight into
the daily life of soldiers and the horrific sites they encountered. This
site also contains numerous links to related issues.
Vietnam -- Stories Since the War
This site is designed as a gathering place
for personal stories and a forum for dialogues about Vietnam's legacy.
This site, on the PBS server, was inspired by the P.O.V. broadcast on PBS
about Maya Lin, the designer of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial.
Excellent photographs augment this first
person narrative from a U.S. Marine who served in the Vietnam War in 1969
of My War
Soldier Ron Heller details his two year
experience in Vietnam chronologically in this extensive narrative.
This site contains many poignant letters
written to and from Vietnam Veterans and their families and friends.
about the Vietnam War
Statistical information on common myths
about the Vietnam War.
Links collected by students relating to
the Vietnam War: Very extensive, but also covers topics other than yours.