Neatorama Posts Tagged "Vietnam War"
How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam Movie

For almost 40 years now, movies about the Vietnam War set the tone with songs from Creedence Clearwater...  ...Rain in 1978, then became forever connected with Vietnam in Apocalypse Now (1979). You'll also hear variou...  ...has become a shortcut for placing the viewer into Vietnam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/20/How-Creedence-Clearwater-Revival-Became-the-Soundtrack-to-Every-Vietnam-Movie/
The Greatest Beer Run Ever...

John "Chickie" Donohue was a guy who “did th...  ...around the world and snuck into the thick of the Vietnam War to deliver beer to three friends from New York wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/27/The-Greatest-Beer-Run-Ever/
A Veteran’s Playlist: The Top 10 Songs of Vietnam

Doug Bradley and Craig Werner interviewed hundreds...  ...Bradley and Craig Werner interviewed hundreds of Vietnam vets for their book We Gotta Get Out of This Plac...  ...otta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War . They talked about the songs that meant something...  ...in country. The music...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/18/A-Veterans-Playlist-The-Top-10-Songs-of-Vietnam/
Vietnam’s “Napalm Girl” Comes to America for Laser Treatments

On June 8, 1972, Nick Ut of the Associated Press p...  ...ciated Press photographed the napalm bombing of a Vietnamese village. 9-year old Kim Phuc, hit by the caustic...  ...of pain and horror became an iconic image of the Vietnam War .Phuc grew up and traveled to Cuba. While her plan...  ...nd rescued her:Ut r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/26/Vietnams-Napalm-Girl-Comes-to-America-for-Laser-Treatments/
A Craigslist Ad Worthy of Pulitzer Prize...

(Photo of Boston by Glenn Beltz)Charley Locke of W...  ...imagined possible at that time. I didn't mention Vietnam , but I got the sense that you could see there was...  ...ut I got the sense that you could see there was a war waging inside me. Still, your eyes offered no pit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/03/A-Craigslist-Ad-Worthy-of-Pulitzer-Prize/
Inside America's Massive, Messy Evacuation From Saigon...

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended when the People’s Army of Vietnam captured Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam (now named Ho Chi Minh City). The Fall of Saigon...  ...y a frantic week of mass evacuation of Americans, Vietnamese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/30/Inside-Americas-Massive-Messy-Evacuation-From-Saigon/
The US Navy's Toilet Bomb...

(Photo: Midway Sailor)This Douglas A-1 Skyraider o...  ...1965, the aircraft carrier USS Midway was bombing Vietnam . VA-25, an attack aviation unit of the Navy, oper...  ...toddard dropped it on a communist target in South Vietnam

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/28/The-US-Navys-Toilet-Bomb/
The Vietnam War Draft Lottery

During the Vietnam War , the prospect of being drafted was an overwhelmin...  ...t number, the more likely you were on your way to Vietnam . Vietnam War Draft Lottery collects stories of what it was lik...  ...h your back than your buddy.” We were the *strong class="m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/16/The-Vietnam-War-Draft-Lottery/
Vietnam War Helicopter Pilots and Their Painted Helmets

U.S. helicopter pilots in the Vietnam War didn't paint their flight jackets like World War II pilots did because jackets were too hot for th...  ...ctor who runs The Legacy of Valor website for the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Museum, about the p...  ...w, which inc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/09/Vietnam-War-Helicopter-Pilots-and-Their-Painted-Helmets/
Boats Made from Aviation Fuel Tanks Left over from the Vietnam War

(Photo: Hilli Rathner)During the Vietnam War , the jets of the United States Air Force were equ...  ...were used up, pilots dropped them where they were. Vietnamese civilians put them to good use. Many of them were...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/02/Boats-Made-from-Aviation-Fuel-Tanks-Left-over-from-the-Vietnam-War/




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