The Transition from War in Vietnam to Home in America
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New January 2023! A Vietnam veteran describes the experience of returning home from the war and transition back into American daily life.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Miitary-88**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have your students find videos of the kind of welcome active military receive now when returning home. Use this as a think pair share activity.

To learn more about Vietnam, check out the full program this segment is edited from: History in the First Person: Veterans Day 2015 – Vietnam. (Unique ID: Military-11)

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.