The Apponaug Branch is closed today, Monday 10/21.

The Vietnam War: A Lecture Series

See the Vietnam War through the eyes of a military expert.

 

Join Dr. Stanley Carpenter, Professor of Strategy and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College, for a lecture series on the Vietnam War—from the First Indochina War through the Fall of Saigon—on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

 

On October 8, Cold War, Containment, and Southeast AsiaSeptember 1945 to March 1965.

 

On October 15, "Land the Landing Force." The U.S. Marines ArriveMarch 1965 to January 1968.

 

On October 22, The Deer Hunter (1978)—Dr. Carpenter’s Vietnam War movie selection—starring Robert DeNiro and Christopher Walken. The lives of Pennsylvania steelworkers Mike, Nick, Stan and their families are changed forever by the Vietnam War.

 

On October 29, An Intractable ProblemJanuary 1968 to January 1972.

 

On November 5, "Peace with Honor."—January 1972 to May 1975.

 

Dr. Stanley Carpenter is a retired United States Naval Officer and an expert on British Military and Naval History.

 

This event is free and open to all. Drop in for an exceptional series.

U.S. Soldiers in the Vietnam War