The Vietnam Veterans Against the War/Winter Soldier Organization,
California Nevada Regional Records, 1966-1978, consist of the office files from the
California Nevada division of the national organization.
Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Inc. (VVAW) was a national veterans'
organization that was founded in New York City in 1967, after six Vietnam vets marched
together in a peace demonstration. During the 1970s, the organization added Winter Soldier
Organization to its name, but has since removed it. The VVAW was organized to voice the
growing opposition among returning servicemen and women to the war in Indochina, and grew
rapidly to a membership of over 30,000 throughout the United States, as well as active duty
GIs stationed in Vietnam.
9 cartons, 2 oversize folders
(11.25 linear feet).
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