On-Demand: American War Stories: Vietnam Part 1-3

On-Demand: American War Stories: Vietnam Part 1-3

This is the first in three-part chronicle of the Vietnam War, which features first-hand accounts of men and women who were there, begins with U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia during the mid-1950s and early '60s. The gradual escalation culminates in 1965 with the arrival of combat Marines and launch of the Rolling Thunder bombing campaign. American War Stories: Vietnam Part 1 "Escalation"

Watch Full Episode of American War Stories: Vietnam Part 1: Escalation: American involvement grows in Southeast Asia through the 1950s and 1960s through troop arrival in 1965

Watch Full Episode of American War Stories: Vietnam Part 2 "Turning Point" U.S. support for the war wavers in 1968 as the Tet Offensive is launched. "Part Two: Turning Point" shows how U.S. troop level reaches 500,000 in 1968, and the nation is stunned by the Tet Offensive and Khe Sanh siege. Support for the war begins to waver.

Watch Full Episode: American War Stories: Vietnam Part 3 "Draw Down" The war is turned over to South Vietnam and soldiers return to an ungrateful U.S. "Part Three: Draw Down" shows how the U.S. turns the war over to So.Vietnam and begins returning soldiers, often to a disparaging public. The U.S. leaves by 1973, but the country falls to the Communists in 1975.

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