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...

Carol Plumley and The Vietnam War

My grandma Carol lived and experienced the Vietnam Era. In this interview shell explain her thoughts and feeling on the time.

Paul Provensal

Important stories: About his childhood and Paul growing up in school. Also the interview includes Paul talking about the Vietnam war.