From Ohio History Central
Text replacement - "Ohio Historical Society" to "Ohio History Connection"
| image = [[File:Ohio Flag in Vietnam.jpg]]
| caption = Soldier Jim Lundgard diplaying the Ohio flag that he requested from Governor James Rhodes while serving in Vietnam, 1969. The flag is part of the Ohio
Historical Society museum collections, catalog number H 82022.
<p>Although the United States of America's military involvement in Vietnam escalated dramatically beginning in 1964, it actually began in the late 1950s and continued until 1973. During this nearly fifteen year period, approximately 57,000 Americans died in the Vietnam War.</p>