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The Color Line in Vietnam

Connie Boykin and Gary Harp, two Columbus African-American veterans, discuss their experiences in Vietnam, where for much of the war, GIs from minority communities were overrepresented in combat.

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Playlist: Music of the Vietnam War Era

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Research Intern Examines Central Ohio During the Vietnam War

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Preserving Central Ohio’s Vietnam War History

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WOSU Public Media Partners with the Columbus Dispatch to Tell Vietnam War Stories

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Where to Honor Veterans in Columbus

Cannon at the Ohio Statehouse's Capital Square

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Lockbourne Air Force Base

Now known as Rickenbacker International Airport, Lockbourne Air Force Base, just south of Columbus, was a bustling military operation during the Vietnam War. Author Robert Stroup II tells about the cargo plane and heavily armed gunship crews that trained at the base, and Ron Albers discusses piloting the massive KC-135 refueling tankers when Lockbourne units […]

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