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Vietnam Veterans Against the War Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Vietnam Veterans Against the War


Collection includes material from the national VVAW, the VVAW/Winter Soldier Organization, and branch material from Kansas City, Philadelphia, Chicago, New England, New York, and Milwaukee.


  • Creation: 1967-


Biographical / Historical

The founders were former servicemen and servicewomen who served in Vietnam and who opposed the United States government's policy during the Vietnamese Conflict, sometimes in the face of public apathy, indifference and even hostility and harassment. They testified in the 1971 Winter Soldier Investigation as to the extent of atrocities against Viet Cong prisoners, civilians, and illegal border incursions into noncombatant countries.


0.42 linear ft. (5 linear in.)

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General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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