The U.S. in the Korean
and Vietnam Wars

The U.S. played a large role in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. These links will illustrate those roles.


Korean War Fast Facts
A good place to start

How the Korean War Began and Eveloped
Fantastic details dot this impressive site. Historians often overlook this war in their rush to cover the Vietnam War, but this war has its place as one of the most important conflicts of the 20th Century. Find out why.

Timeline of the Korean War
Trace things through

Korean War POW Stories
Firsthand accounts from prisoners of war

The vietnam War
Learn all about the elements of the Vietnam War.

Battlefield: Vietnam
More about the war in Southeast Asia

Eyewitness Accounts from Both Sides of the Vietnam War
Here's what they saw

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