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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Vietnam Wall

This is really sobering. Click on the link below and find the city where you went to high school and look at the names.

Click on the name and it will give details of the death.
First click on a state. When it opens, scroll down to the city and the names will appear.

Then click on their names. It should show you a picture of the person, or at least their bio and medals.

This really is an amazing web site. Someone spent a lot of time and effort to create it.

I hope that everyone who receives this appreciates what those who served in Vietnam sacrificed for our country.

The link below is a virtual wall of all those lost during the Vietnam war with the names, bio's and other information of our lost heroes.

Those who remember that time frame, or perhaps lost friends or family can look them up on this site.

Pass the link on to others, as many knew wonderful people whose names are listed. 


Anonymous said...

Very well done

Chris said...

Wow there is so many from Maryland alone.... this is the reason you arsehokes stand for our national anthem and don't disrespect out flag .... these traitors need a lesson in sacrifice. Thanks Joe great post

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Joe. I was in high school at that time, and I remember that we all held our breath waiting for the draft numbers to be announced. One young man from my neighborhood only lived three weeks after joining the service, another lived just two months. Those listed here did not run away to Canada but answered the call to service, whether they agreed with the war effort or not. An amazing website.

Anonymous said...

Mandate all colleges see this wall if they don't send them to Iran.

Anonymous said...

Anyone know why there were so many who died from Cumberland Md? Given the size of the town seems like a high number.

Anonymous said...

Millinials should have to do 3 yrs in the service

Anonymous said...

Just too painful for me !! God Bless All Their Familys ..forever More !

Anonymous said...

Every loyal American should visit the Vietnam Wall which honors,more than 50,000 men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Joe. Brother of classmate was USMC 2nd Lt; found his page. Also older grad from my HS was killed when I was soph; recall somber days. Tough times for many families.

One of the reasons NFL is so galling.

Anonymous said...

August 28, 2018 at 11:53 AM:

Your memory is failing you. You couldn't even get out of boot camp in three weeks. Did your neighborhood friend die in boot camp? And the other in two months? You couldn't be trained and sent overseas in just two months. I'm sorry for the ones you speak of and their families, but your memory of the timeline is not correct. I am a Vietnam era Army vet and went through the same training as the Vietnam vets. I spent seven weeks in boot camp, and another two months in AIT (Advanced Individual Training). All trainees were given both units of instruction, before being sent to any duty assignments, overseas, or domestically.