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Name: _______________________________________ Period: _________ Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Chart: Complete this chart throughout the film when presented with this information. DATE U.S. TROOPS IN VIETNAM KILLED IN ACTION TO DATE WOUNDED IN ACTION TO DATE DEC 31, 1965 184,300 1,363 7,645 DEC 31, 1966 385,300 6,644 37,738 DEC 31, 1967 485,600 16,021 99,762 DEC 31, 1968 536,100 30,160 192,850 DEC 31, 1969 475,200 40,024 262,796 (END OF WAR) TOTAL NUMBER OF AMERICANS KILLED IN ‘NAM Directions: Once you have watched the film answer the following reflection questions. You may be able to answer some of these as you watch, but your focus should be the film!
1. List some of the daily hardships faced by soldiers in Vietnam. Be specific & thorough!
2. Describe the fears and concerns that were shared in the letters home & those that seemed to be intentionally omitted.

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