The deadly remains of the Vietnam war

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Over the course of the Vietnam war the U.S. dropped more explosives than were deployed during the entire Second World War. Of those explosives, about 10 percent failed to detonate. Much of the explosive devices remain buried in Vietnam’s countryside. CCTV’s Tony Cheng traveled to the central region of Vietnam where people are trying to defuse these deadly leftovers of a war that happened decades ago.

The deadly remains of the Vietnam war

The deadly remains of the Vietnam war

Over the course of the Vietnam war the U.S. dropped more explosives than were deployed during the entire Second World War. Of those explosives, about 10 percent failed to detonate. Much of the explosive devices remain buried in Vietnam's countryside.CCTV's Tony Cheng traveled to the central region of Vietnam where people are trying to defuse these deadly leftovers of a war that happened decades ago.


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US soldiers returning from combat experience PTSD

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The lasting effects aren't just physical, but psychological. Some U.S. veterans thought they had left the worst of the war behind. Only to discover the war came home with them. CCTV's Jim Spellman has more.


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Vietnam veteran Dr. Thomas Berger on how he overcomes the wounds of war

Vietnam veteran Dr. Thomas Berger on how he overcomes the wounds of war

For how do veterans and Vietnamese overcome the wounds of war, CCTV America interviewed Dr. Thomas Berger. He is a Vietnam veteran and currently serves with the Vietnam Veterans of America.

Nearly half of homeless veterans served during the Vietnam era. Sources: U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.