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Vietnam War. By Tara Morrow. U.S Hostile Deaths by Military Service. U.S. Army hostile deaths by combat arms branch. *The 5 Coast Guardsmen are included in the Navy total. Note: These branches account for 87% of all 30,950 Army hostile deaths. Protest to War.

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Vietnam war

Vietnam War

By Tara Morrow


U s hostile deaths by military service

U.S Hostile Deaths by Military Service

U.S. Army hostile deaths by combat arms branch

*The 5 Coast Guardsmen are included in the Navy total.

Note: These branches account for 87% of all 30,950 Army hostile deaths


Protest to war

Protest to War

Many people opposed the fighting in Vietnam, and they made sure they were heard.


During remembering

During & Remembering


Major battles

Major Battles

Battle at the Hamlet of Ap Bac: January 2, 1963

Siege of Khe Sanh: January 21, 1968

Tet Offensive: January 30

First Battle of Saigon: March 7, 1968

Eastertide Offensive: March 30, 1972

Fall of Saigon: April 29, 1975


Major operations

Major Operations

Operation Cedar Falls - January 8, 1967

Operation Junction City - February 21, 1967

Operation Niagara - January 5, 1968

Operation Pegasus - August 8, 1968

Operation Menu - February 1969

Operation Lam Son 719 - February 8, 1971

Operation Linebacker - April 6, 1972

Operation Chopper - January 12, 1962

Operation Ranch Hand - January 1962

Operation Rolling Thunder - February 24, 1965

Operation Starlight - August 17, 1965

Operation Crimp - January 8, 1966

Operation Birmingham - April 1966

Operation Hastings - Late May 1966

Operation Attleboro - September 2, 1966

Operation Deckhouse Five - January 6, 1967


Vietnam war

This map depicts North and South Vietnam. It shows the trail of Ho Chi Minh (in red) as well as US and South Vietnam invasion of Cambodia (in blue).


Post traumatic stress disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Unwanted distressing memories or a feeling of reliving traumatic Vietnam experiences (flashbacks)

  • Nightmares and difficulty falling or staying asleep restfully

  • Bodily stress and tension, especially when reminded of traumatic Vietnam experiences

  • Loss of interest in activities and difficulty concentrating on activities or projects

  • Detachment or withdrawal from emotional involvement in relationships

  • Difficulty feeling or expressing emotions other than irritability or frustration

  • Feeling like there is no future or their lives will be cut short by an untimely death

  • Feeling jumpy, on edge, and easily startled

  • Feeling constantly unsafe and unable to let down their guard (hyper-vigilant


Vietnam war trauma

Vietnam War Trauma

Fears (such as of closed spaces, crowds, unfamiliar places, or sudden attack)

Anxiety (such as restlessness, obsessive worries, compulsive rituals)

Panic (such as a terror of losing control, suffocating, or going crazy)

Depression (such as hopelessness, loss of all interests, suicidal impulses)

Rage in the form of either intense violent emotions or violent actions

Irritability (such as feeling constantly annoyed, on edge, and critical)

Shame (such as feeling embarrassed, exposed, violated, or like a misfit)

Guilt (such as feeling others should have lived and he should have died, or feeling that he failed or made mistakes that had terrible consequences)


Trauma continued

Trauma Continued

  • Isolation (such as being physically present but emotionally absent, going off alone for long periods of time, or refusing to talk about family matters)

  • Emotional emptiness (such as staring off into space blankly or refusing to show any feelings when everyone else is very emotional)

  • Alienation (such as feeling that no one understands or that everyone makes too much fuss about unimportant things and too little about big problems)

  • Being over-controlling (such as being extremely demanding or needing to make all decisions even if they are really someone else's responsibility)

  • Inability to relax (such as always being on the go, never able to have fun, or turning everything into serious work or a crisis)

  • Addiction (such as compulsive overuse of alcohol, drugs, or gambling)


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