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MPR documentary: The Vietnam Tapes: Letters from a Willmar Soldier

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Dan Kleven and helicopter in Vietnam War.
Photo courtesy of Dan Kleven

On April 30,1975 Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese. A half million Americans served in combat in the Vietnam War and Dan Kleven of Willmar, Minnesota was one of them. An MPR documentary based on the cassette tapes he and his family sent back and forth during the war: "The Vietnam Tapes: Letters from a Willmar Soldier."