Maps are a riveting presence on Internet tributes to those who have fought or fallen. While embedded bloggers cover Iraq, Vietnam vets and their families have mastered the medium to scan everything from hand-drawn battle plans to military outposts, thus offering armchair historians original sources, and others the chance to forge powerful connections. Kenneth Roy of Plano, Texas, created pop-ups of soldiers’ names and service dates on a 1968 map, shown here on this page from his site (royandboucher.com). His two brothers are listed, as are men he’s never met. “Vets stumble on the map online and e-mail to thank me for putting it up,” Roy says.
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