Arts of War

New National Museum of the American Army Opens

November 16, 2020

The National Museum of the American Army officially opened to the public on Veterans Day on an 84-acre site at Fort Belvior in Northern Virginia. A joint effort between the U.S. Army and the nonprofit…

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POW/MIA Bracelet Documentary

November 5, 2020

Writer/producer Peggy Kennedy and director Roger Cluxton, who are putting together a documentary film called “MIA: Stories of the Vietnam War Bracelet,” recently announced that former network newscaster Dan Rather--who covered the war in Vietnam--has…

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‘Children of the April Rain’ Play Reading, Nov. 8, in New York

November 2, 2020

In honor of Veterans Day and the Vietnam Babylift's 45th anniversary, Children of the April Rain, a play that deals with that famed humanitarian effort at the end of the American war in Vietnam, will…

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‘Duty and the Right Thing’ Online Talk

October 27, 2020

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History in Washington, D.C., is sponsoring an online talk by Vietnam War veteran George E. Johnson on Thursday, November 5, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. Johnson, a lawyer…

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New National Medal of Honor Museum to Open in 2024

October 15, 2020

The Board of Directors of the National Medal of Honor Museum and Arlington, Texas, Mayor Jeff Williams recently unveiled a rendering of the museum, which is scheduled to open in Arlington in 2024. The modern,…

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AUSA Graphic Novel on MOH Recipient Tibor Rubin

September 29, 2020

Tibor "Teddy" Rubin is the only Holocaust survivor to be awarded the Medal of Honor. He was freed from Mauthausen Concentration Camp, where his parents a sister died, by American G.I.s when World War II…

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Winston Francis Groom, Jr., 1943-2020

September 18, 2020

Winston Groom, the prolific writer best known as the creator of Forrest Gump, died September 17 in Fairhope, Alabama, his family announced. He was 77. No cause of death was given. Groom grew up in…

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Author Query: Jayne Mansfield Visit to Vietnam

September 6, 2020

Actor and author Erik Liberman is writing a book about the actress Jayne Mansfield and will include material about her visit to entertain the troops in Vietnam in 1967. If you were in-country when Mansfield…

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Author Query: Canadian Vietnam War Veterans Wanted

August 6, 2020

Fred Gaffen’s 1990 book, Unknown Warriors: Canadians in the Vietnam War, was based on input from a group of Canadian Vietnam War veterans who shared their in-country war experiences. Daniel Cunningham, who contributed to the…

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On-Line Talk on the Blackhorse Regiment in the Vietnam War

July 22, 2020

Don Snedeker, the author of  The Blackhorse in Vietnam: The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1966-1972, will discuss that book, a history of his old unit, in a webinar sponsored by the Association of…

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