CMH Forum

Burns’ Vietnam War explicit language version

Anyone interested in American Military history would want to see this 18-hr. Documentary. Five versions are available online, three in English, one Spanish, one Vietnamese. Link to unedited dialogue English version is http://www.pbs.org/show/vietnam-war-not-edited/

I served in the Navy off Vietnam and have a personal interest, so I watched the whole thing in the TV “broadcast” version. The Navy was covered very lightly by Burns but I had no issue with that because I was there and know what it was like, and the bulk of the coverage was correctly devoted to the war on land, which claimed the vast majority of the 58,000 American lives lost there.

Free online access ends sometime in October so don’t wait too long.

CMH Minuteman

To Join the Company of Military Historians click here

CMH Minuteman