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Remembering Vietnam: Live reactions and thoughts:
Join me on Twitter as I walk through the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam.”
Today I have the opportunity to visit the “Remembering Vietnam” exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, DC. I’m very much looking forward to this opportunity and plan to jot down my thoughts along the way to share with you all here.
I am also incredibly lucky that there is to be a panel tomorrow evening about the Tet Offensive that I will be attending. (More info here) For those not in the area, the National Archives will be streaming the panel live on their YouTube channel. The centerpiece of the panel is Dr Erik B. Villard and his book Combat Operations: Staying the Course, October 1967-September 1968. This is the latest installment of the US Army in Vietnam series and can be read online for free here: https://history.army.mil/catalog/pubs/91/91-15.html.
I hope everyone is doing well and I apologize for my lack of presence here. I’m here as I’m able and I appreciate the continued support!
Apparently the US Consulate is indeed built on the grounds of the former embassy. The embassy was used by PetroVietnam during much of the post war period and was demolished in 1998. [Wikipedia]
I’m around for a while, working on some things at the library. Shoot me any questions you have!