Cold War Army-Brat, Captain John Norris, and his "Forrest Gump life."

An interview with my dad, John Norris, speaking to my 11th grade High School History students at San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas, California in May 2018. My students had prepared questions after studying about the Cold War era...

Earl Bennett talks about life going up in East Brunswick New Jersey

Morgan Dew(13) and Earl Bennett (76) Sat down and talked about life as a child and his childhood. Also about his time in the military during The Vietnam War

Tommy in Vietnam

Tommy Wagner tells his story of being in the Air Force during Vietnam.

Peter Bankson Reflects on His Vietnam Experience in Duc Pho 1966-67

Peter Bankson describes how he ended up going to Vietnam, his early experiences there and his involvements with the people of Duc Pho. He recalls a frightening mortar attack and the dawning realization that violence is no solution to humanity’s...

Interview with Grandpa

This was an interview with my Papa, about his deployment in Vietnam.

A Vietnamese Father's Journey to America: Beaches, Camps, and Boats

Andy To details memorable moments from his experience as a boat person as he flees his country in the midst of the Vietnam War. His journey encompassed not only the challenges that came with the harsh living conditions in camps,...

An Interview with my Mom

My mom talks about her childhood life and her experiences to coming to the United States in the 1990s. She states her struggles to adapting and learning the English language when arriving in the United States. She speaks out her...

My Grandpa’s Story

My grandpa retells his story of his childhood life as a poor boy in Vietnam. With his parents passed away at a very young age, he stayed with his father’s best friend and pursed a career as a chef. He...

Aunt 4

We talked about her life as a refugee after the Vietnam War and how she had to travel place by place to survive. She started off in Vietnam, where her poor family had to let her go. She then left...