5 Facts about The Vietnam War & West Virginia
Here's 5 facts about West Virginia's role in one of America's most controversial wars:
- More West Virginians served in the Vietnam War than any other state per capita.
- West Virginia also had the highest casualty rate per capita.
- The majority of West Virginians who served in the Vietnam War enlisted.
- The youngest men to enlist were 17 years old
- Nine West Virginians were awarded the Medal of Honor
Watch Vietnam: West Virginians Remember on Thursday, September 14th at 8 P.M. on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.