General Sites on the Vietnam War
Vietnam War Resources
A HUGE number of links here, on all sorts of topics eg Agent Orange.
Spartacus SchoolNet: Investigating the Vietnam War
Very comprehensive page of links. Good starting point.
History by Topic: Vietnam War
Choose the column 'Vietnam War'
Documents of the Vietnam War
Statements, reports, proposals, letters, and other primary sources of the Vietnam War arranged in chronological order. Vassar College.
Vietnam Passage: Journeys from War to Peace Information, images, bios, personal stories. A documentary from PBS.
Australia and the Vietnam War
Agent Orange and Napalm
Agent Orange and Cancer
Extensive information from the American Cancer Society
Kent State University Massacre, 1970
The May 4 Shootings at Kent State University Shootings: The Search for Historical Accuracy
The My Lai Courts-Martial 1970
Chronology, maps, bios, images, and more regarding the My Lai cases. Douglas O. Linder, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
The My Lai Massacre
From the PBS series, American Experience.
Ho Chi Minh
Spartacus: Ho Chi Minh Biography
Tunnels and Guerrilla Tactics
Warchapter.com: Vietnam War, Tunnel Warfare
Battlefield Vietnam: Khe Sanh
Media Coverage of the Vietnam War
AnzacDay.org: Long Tan
Australia / Vietnam
Quotes by Australian soldiers in Vietnam : Australian War Memorial
Quotes by US Vietnam Vets : interviews in both PDF and MP3 recorded at Ball State University
Documents on Australia’s involvement in Vietnam : Department of Veteran’s Affairs
History of Australia and the Vietnam War : Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Details of preparation / battles / public opinion / conscription / aftermath of war
Trove Newspapers (National Library of Australia) provides an archive of public and media opinion of the Vietnam War
Example: Article in the Sydney Tribune (1967) questions the loss of Australian life in the Vietnam War
United States of America / Vietnam
Vietnam War Documents : Wilson Centre Digital Archive
Documents on the Vietnam War. These telegrams, minutes, and discussion notes range from the mid-1950s to the end of the 1970s, and most come from Chinese and Albanian archives
Selected Documents on the Vietnam War 1953 – 1976
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Digital Library
Defoliant Operations in Vietnam (1961-1962) : John F Kennedy Presidential
Several documents linked to the National Security Action Memoranda number 115 (NSAM 115) titled, "Defoliant Operations in Vietnam," which discuss the use of herbicides to clear jungle and inhibit the growth of crops. Some discussion also centres around the issue of whether a defoliant violates any international law concerning the conduct of chemical warfare.
Anti War primary sources – University of Washington
Documents on Indochina: Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Spans from 1950 to 1964, ending with President Lyndon Johnson’s reaction to the Gulf of Tonkin incident, providing a narrative of the run up to war as told in diplomatic cables, government statements, and presidential addresses. (Avalon Project, Yale Law School)
The Pentagon Papers: Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force The complete report, declassified and with no redactions, available online in PDF format. This report was originally commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in 1967; small portions were leaked to the press in 1971. The online release includes significant amounts of content never before available. (National Archives)
Vietnam War Ephemera Collection Leaflets and newspapers that were distributed on the University of Washington campus by the Students for a Democratic Society in the 1960s and 1970s; covers hot social issues of the time, including the antiwar movement. (Univ. of Washington)
President Lyndon Johnson and Ho Chi Minh: Letter Exchange, 1967
Modern History Sourcebook:
Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, 1945
Modern History Sourcebook: