The Vietnam War was a long and divisive conflict that was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union. More than 58,000 Americans were killed or declared missing during this time, and opposition to the war bitterly divided America. The later years of this horrific war saw increased psychological and physical deterioration among soldiers. When the war was declared over, there were no winners, only survivors. Whether you were personally involved with the Vietnam War and its aftermath, or have relatives that speak of those days, there are several events happening in Dubuque in the month of January that pay tribute to this infamous period in U.S. history.
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