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FIGHTING WORDS: THE GULF OF TONKIN RESOLUTION AND THE ESCALATION OF THE WAR In the latest installment of our “Fighting Words” series highlighting pivotal documents in the history of the Vietnam War, historian Marc Leepson examines LBJ’s de facto Declaration of War, the events leading up to its creation, and the rash of unintended consequences that followed its ratification. [On the cover]

Fighting Words: Documents That Defined the Vietnam War





OPERATION PAPERBACK: Supporting Service Members and Veterans with BooksTHE LEGACY PROJECT: ARCHIVING THE VVA VETERAN After more than forty years of publication, the staff of The VVA Veteran contemplate possible ways to preserve the magazine’s back issues in VVA’s remaining years.

OPERATION PAPERBACK: Supporting Service Members and Veterans with BooksSPEAK OUT! AM I A REAL VIETNAM VETERAN? Army veteran Bob Kuhn considers the disparity of experiences between Vietnam veterans and whether those who did not experience heavy combat or served in the war’s waning years are less worthy.

Annual Committee ReportsVVA Annual Committee Reports


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