Vietnam From The Ground Up: Air War in Vietnam
The exhibit features artifacts from the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum’s collection, the National Museum of the United States Air Force, collectors and veterans as well as oral history interviews that bring the drama and courage of the air war to life.
The exhibit is part of the 50th Anniversary of peak U.S. involvement in Vietnam and includes content on Operation Arc Light, the B-52 strategic bombers mission in Southeast Asia and Operation Rolling Thunder, the aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the U.S. against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and the Tet Offensive of 1968 may have eroded support for the war, the air war in Vietnam remained strong and consistent.
Recognizing those who fought and died in service to their country during the Vietnam War. “Individual Reflections from the Wall” exhibit displays photographs, letters and personal mementos left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.