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We are excited to announce that construction on the VVAW/Pho Vinh Middle School Library in Duc Pho, Quang Ngai has been completed. The site is 30 minutes south of My Lai/ Son My. The library dedication took place December 22, 2021. The free-standing, two-story library is next to the current middle school and is now serving the students' needs. For many years, John Zutz and the Milwaukee chapter of VVAW supported the efforts of Chuck Theusch and the Library of Vietnam Project. In 2018, VVAW supported a computer lab at one of the libraries. For quite some time, John Zutz had been suggesting that VVAW should fully fund a library. In 2018, we received a very large anonymous bequest. With that in hand we were able to fundraise the rest of what was needed and the project was set to begin in 2019. Complications with the original planned site and COVID delayed things quite a bit, but through the perseverance of Chuck and the partners in Vietnam, it is now fully operational.... Read More

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  15. The Man in the Uniform (poem) by Woody Powell
  16. The Light at the Tip of the Candle by Michael Orange
  17. Sgt. Johnston 52 Years Later by Bill Johnston
  18. Maggot Days:Here Comes the Sun by Gerald R. Gioglio
  19. Years of a Life: Lessons Learned and Unlearned by Joe Miller (reviewer)
  20. Entering War, Coming Home by Joe Petzel
  21. 50 Years Since 1972: Reflections Back to '68 & Then to War's End! by Ron Bunnell
  22. I Served As A Civilian Advisor During The Vietnam War by Terry Coleman
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  24. Return to Vietnam by Andy Berman
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  27. Our Veterans by John Ketwig (reviewer)
  28. The Defoliation of America by John Zutz (reviewer)
  29. Seeking Quan Am by John Ketwig (reviewer)
  30. Before (poem) by David Sandgrund
  31. I Was Wrong (poem) by Michael Nelson
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  37. Thich Nhat Hahn, RIP (poem) by Jan Barry
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  42. Oxy, the Smart Bomb (cartoon) by Billy X. Curmano
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  44. Prisoner of War (poem) by rg cantalupo
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  47. In Remembrance and Regret by Art Dorland
  48. Women Vietnam Veterans by Ed White (reviewer)
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