Project: Vietnam War

Categories: Vietnam War | Military and War Project | Vietnam War Project


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Welcome to the Vietnam War Project



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Our Mission

The Vietnam War Era was a turbulent and divisive time in American history. The veterans of this war did not come home to a hero's welcome. It is the goal of this project to provide an opportunity to honor those veterans for any who choose while respecting the privacy of our living veterans.

The mission of the Military and War project is to provide a framework for the remembrance of those who fought, for whatever reason, lest we forget ...

How To Join

For a full list of participants of the Military and War Project, see the badge report. military_and_war.gif

If you would like to be involved in the Military and War Project and the Vietnam War Sub-Project, please do the following:

  1. Ask Paula to award you the Military and War Project badge. Check out the main project page for all guidelines related to the project.
  2. Add military_and_war and Vietnam_War to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.
  3. Request to join the Google Community which is how we communicate.
  4. Check out the To-Do list below to find something to help us work on, and add yourself (or ask one of us to) to that task
  5. Add Category: Military and War Project Member to your profile page.

Members:

This is the Main Category: Vietnam War

Requested Subprojects

Related Projects

The following projects and groups are likely to have some overlap with this one, so members of this project may be interested in them as well:

Template

Images added so far:

  • United States
  • Australia
  • South Vietnamese
  • South Korean
  • North Vietnamese
  • Viet Cong


Sample usage:

{{Vietnam War|United States Army}}

Result:


wounded soldier, Vietnam
... ... ... participated in the Vietnam War.
Join: Vietnam War Project
Discuss: vietnam_war

{{Vietnam War|Viet Cong}}

Result:


wounded soldier, Vietnam
... ... ... participated in the Vietnam War.
Join: Vietnam War Project
Discuss: vietnam_war

Pages on Wikitree

Goals

  • For each person:
    • Merge or suggest merging of duplicates into the final lowest profile ID number.
    • Final ID locked, marking the profile as project protected (must be done by one of the Leaders), if the profile meets those requirements
    • Applicable template included on the page (See Template below)
    • All relevant categories are added, after receiving category structure.
    • Ancestor is entered into the appropriate Vietnam War Category and protected with the appropriate Vietnam War Template.

Task List

These are tasks that volunteers can do to help us! Check out the G2G post referring to the task, and ask questions or comment on what you're working on there.

This is a brand new project! Please help us put it up!

  1. Add resources for Vietnam War records
  2. Make a project space page
  3. Check the maintenance category to identify profiles that need military sources. (Being created now)
  4. Consider the best way to honor these veterans.
  5. Address privacy concerns.

Please post ideas in the Google Group

Resources

Will you join us? Please post a comment here on this page, in send a private message.



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