How US combat troops turned against the Vietnam War

Vol. 84/No. 48 - December 7, 2020
Over 500 active-duty GIs joined San Francisco protest against Washington’s war in Vietnam, Oct. 12, 1968. GI opposition to the war, disintegrating morale was a key factor in U.S. defeat.

Out Now by Fred Halstead is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for November. Halstead, an active participant in and leader of the international movement against the U.S. war in Vietnam, visited and talked with GIs at a U.S.…


How fight to end Vietnam War transformed politics in US

Vol. 82/No. 42 - November 12, 2018
Vietnam War veterans march from Morristown, New Jersey, to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Sept. 4-7, 1970, to oppose Washington’s Indochina War, demand all GIs be brought home now.

Below is an excerpt from Out Now! A Participant’s Account of the Movement in the U.S. Against the Vietnam War by Fred Halstead. It is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for November. The book describes how this growing…