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BRING PEACE TO VIETNAM, SUPPORT THE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT

Object Number: 
2011.40.5
Date: 
1960-1975
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Description: 
Blue on white, text: "BRING PEACE TO VIETNAM" on top. In center, red on white: "SUPPORT / THE / NATIONAL / LIBERATION / FRONT" with National Liberation Front flag with single red stripe over single blue stripe, white five-pointed star in middle.
Gallery Label: 
The National Liberation Front was the political arm of the Vietcong, the South Vietnamese insurgent group which fought against the government of South Vietnam and the United States during the Vietnam War. The pictured flag was adopted by the NLF in 1960. Buttons similar to this were worn by Americans opposed to that War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ted and Eileen Rowland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group