War, Remembrance and Rebuilding in Vietnam The last U.S. troops left Vietnam three decades ago, marking the end of the Vietnam War. A weeklong series examines the conflict's legacy on the Southeast Asian nation -- the progress since 1975 and the scars left behind.
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War, Remembrance and Rebuilding in Vietnam

The last U.S. troops left Vietnam three decades ago, marking the end of the Vietnam War.

Americans in Hanoi, 30 Years after War's End

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Jan Scruggs gazes up at the names of fellow military service members inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

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