Thu. May 26th, 2022

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 200 items belonging to Vietnamese soldiers during the American War have been returned home as part of the Operation Wandering Souls project by New South Wales University in Sydney.

Australia, American War, fallen Vietnamese soldiers

Nearly 200 items belonging to Vietnamese soldiers during the American War have been returned home as part of the Operation Wandering Souls project by New South Wales University in Sydney.

Major General Tran Van Minh, director of the Policy Department under the Defence Ministry, received the items, which included more than 110 letters, 59 sketches and two photographs.

Minh said that the ministry would study the items to find who the original owners were. Letters with the addresses of martyrs’ families would be returned, he said.

Australia, American War, fallen Vietnamese soldiers

The Vietnamese military officer thanked Australia, adding that he hoped it would provide Viet Nam with modern devices to help find the remains of soldiers lost during the war.

Source: VNS

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