Voices of Vietnam: Fighting on Two Fronts

Voices of Vietnam: Fighting on Two Fronts

African Americans who fought for their country in Vietnam often experienced in the ranks the racism their families endured back home.  While white and black soldiers were unified in battle, that bond broke down back in camp.

Plus: Native Americans fought in Vietnam in greater numbers relative to their population than any other group. We hear testimony of Native Americans who fought for the U.S. on foreign soil.

Also: In the highlands of Vietnam, the indigenous Montagnards fought alongside American soldiers who admired their skill and loyalty. But when Saigon fell, most of them were left behind. Where are the Montagnards today, and what can we learn from their history?

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Length: 1 Hour
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