Dr. Chia Youyee Vang discusses her new book at Concordia University, St. Paul

Chia Youyee Vang has just published a new book, “Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War.” The book is written from the perspectives of the Hmong Pilots themselves, who reached out to Chia to help them tell these stories that have long been kept secret.

Chia was joined by some of the pilots, their children, and other military leaders in a recent Vietnam War Roundtable discussion at Concordia University. This roundtable allowed the participants to share their intensely personal perspectives on this often overlooked part of history.

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