Stars and Stripes is commemorating the Vietnam War at 50 with a series of features intended to add context and understanding to the history of that war and to the changes it wrought. The project examines the fighting abroad and the protests, politics and turmoil at home. All from the men who were there.
War reporters risked it all alongside the fighting men of Vietnam.
Love, protest and madness as the country dove even further into war.
The first rock and roll war.
From the front lines of Ia Drang Valley.
Photos reveal a father never known.
Soldier who stood againt the Viet Cong earned the Medal of Honor.
An unlikely friendship bloomed between two soldiers in 1967.