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US war veteran wishing to return wartime diary to Vietnamese family

Pater Mathews, a US war veteran, has emailed relevant agencies of Ha Tinh province, central Vietnam, expressing his desire to fly to Vietnam and return a Vietnamese martyr’s diary he came across decades ago to the martyr’s family.

Campaign launched to collect belongings of Vietnamese, US veterans

A campaign was launched on July 12 calling for donation of belongings and documents related to Vietnamese and US war veterans, as part of the activities to mark the 24th anniversary of the normalization of the VN-US diplomatic relations.


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US veterans visit HCM City; Vietnam attends ASEAN Supreme Audit Institutions Summit; Deputy PM: Vietnam’s int’l integration process enters important period; Overseas Vietnamese praised for linking Vietnam with other countries

Soldier’s Heart Initiative helps heal wounds

 VietNamNet Bridge – Back home from the war in Vietnam, many US veterans had to turn to therapy to heal the wounds of their souls. The images of the war still haunt their daily lives. It is a mental illness called “Vietnam syndrome”.


 PM approves national plan to ease hospital overload; 2013: Vietnam Year in Choisy-le-Roi; Woman killed in city cloth store fire; Vietnam, US veterans promote exchange