It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
Explore these pages; see what we've done, what we do, and why we do it. The struggle continues, perhaps these days more than ever. VVAW has never stopped working to protect the welfare of those who served their country.
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|VVAW 50th Anniversary Event: Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|September 10, 2017 from 1:00pm - 6:00PM|
801 E. Clarke Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
|50th Anniversary Event of VVAW in Milwaukee|
Latest Commentary: Taken from "50 Years of VVAW" by Joe Miller:|
From the National Office
This year we mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)... Read More
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from The Light Where Shadows End by Daniel Lavery (reviewer):
The Light Where Shadows End: A War Hero's Inspirational Journey Through Death, Recovery, and a World Without Home
by r.g. cantalupo
(New World Publishers, 2015)
A member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, the author took part in the 1971 Winter Soldier Investigations where he confessed to committing crimes and atrocities. A Radio-Telephone Operator (RTO) with the 25th Infantry Division in 1968-69, cantalupo (a nickname, actually Ross Canton), served in Vietnam and was awarded a Bronze Star with a Combat V and three Purple Hearts. He describes himself as a war criminal who fired white phosphorus mortars and called in napalm bombs on civilians using weapons banned by the Geneva Convention.
He returned to the scene of his action in 2015 "to survive my looming suicide...to Trang Bang where Nick Ut photographed the Napalm Girl... Read More
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