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Vietnam War Posts

Remembering the Vietnam War

WDSE-TV, working in collaboration with veteran’s organizations, community partners and the statewide Minnesota Public Television Association, produced this two-part documentary featuring Duluth-area veterans telling their stories of the Vietnam War.

Almanac North: The Wall that Heals

The traveling “Wall that Heals” was set up on Barkers Island in Superior July 20-23. It features a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., together with a mobile education center. WDSE-TV cameras captured the arrival of the wall, the opening ceremony and local reaction.

Summer of ’65: First Duluthian killed in Vietnam action

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Fifty years ago — Aug. 22, 1965 — the DNT reports Marine Cpl. James Leo Dieryck, 26, was killed in action on Aug. 18 in the Chu Lai sector of Vietnam. He was the first Duluthian and the second man from the region to die during the war.