Vietnam

The 27 Day War Between China and Vietnam.

by Daniel Russ on May 1, 2016

  In 1968 Vietnam invaded Cambodia to oust the murderous Kmer Rouge government. The Chinese, who backed the Kmer Rouge, were incensed. There were disputes that arose between both regional powers before the Vietnamese War and now that the Americans were gone, they could go ahead and return to their original political modality of mutual […]

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The Last Days Of Vietnam.

by Daniel Russ on November 28, 2015

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  .     Graham Martin was the United State Ambassador to South Vietnam when in 1973, Richard Nixon and South Vietnamese President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and North Vietnamese President Lê Duẩn signed a peace agreement during the Paris Peace Accords. He was assured that the sacrifices the huge American Army that had bled here […]

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Dien Bien Phu.

August 29, 2014
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  French Paratroopers Deploy to Dien Bien Phu During the Pacific Campaign in World War II, the Viet Minh were led by Ho Chi Minh into a deadly grinding guerrilla campaign against the Japanese occupiers. Vo Ngyuen Giap was a young man organizing rebel insurgents to harass the Japanese which bought him favor with Ho […]

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The New Vietnam War Memorial Website Leaves Out Some Important Features. Some Actual Events, For Example.

April 18, 2014

    Nick Turse explains a disappointingly inaccurate revision of history that is an official display and website commemorating the Vietnam War. Not only does it leave out pertinent information, it blatantly proffers events that simply did not happen. The Department of Defense United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration site is a horribly art […]

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Great Photos Of Animals At War

February 5, 2014

    Marine Cpl. Gunner Schmitt, 23, of Janesville, Wis., and a puppy the Marines named Willie, part of a large population of stray dogs. (AP Photo/North County Times/Hayne Palmour) .   A gas mask for horses or other pack animals from the L:onion based: “Our Dumb Friends League,”. 1940 (AP Photo)   .   Cambodian […]

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Great Old Photos From The National Archives.

November 26, 2013

      Marines Near An M-48 Tank In Vietnam . . . . . . . Source: National Archives. . . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Wall

September 28, 2013

  A little history most people will never know. Interesting Veterans Statistics off the Vietnam Memorial Wall There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those added in 2010. The names are arranged in the order in which they were taken from us by date and within each date the names […]

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The Antidote For Civilization.

September 14, 2013

    Ho Van Thanh fought for the Viet Cong for a short while during the Vietnam War. Afterwards he switched to fighting for the North Vietnamese. But at some point, he keft a wife and a son and took another son and egressed into the thick forests of Vietnam.   Apparently a party of […]

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Vietnam Soldiers Often Encountered A Large Bipedal Hominid In The Deep Forests.

August 2, 2013

  Apparently These were “Rock Apes”, and the stories in this video recall a Marine being thrown off a rock pile in Laos. This is another example of unknown hominids encountered pretty much in all parts of the world. There is an encounter described between a mine clearing contractor and the hominids. Related Posts:Stay Tunes […]

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Kill Anything That Moves.

February 28, 2013
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    Nick Turse’s new book Kill Anything That Moves is a disturbing window into the enormous numbers of Vietnamese civilians that died at the hands of the Americans. He cites the huge payload of ordinance dropped on that country, 60 billion pounds of ordinance, or roughly 640 of Hiroshima’s “Little Boy” Bombs. He gathers […]

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Photo Of Jimmy Hendrix, 101 Airborne, US Army Ranger.

August 11, 2012

  Jimmy Hendrix, 101st Airborne Division Source: 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Politics Of The Vietnam War.

March 11, 2012

    In 1954, North and South Vietnam received their official borders at a conference called the 1954 Geneva Accords. Ngo Dinh Diem pushed international powers to formally recognize the Republic of Vietnam. Like many power brokers before him in the treacherous intrigues that skeined through French Indo China in the aftermath of the defeat […]

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Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.

February 18, 2012

I used to work for Neil Leinwohl, a creative director/art director at Korey Kay in New York. In the ensuing years, I have discovered that he is far more than an advertising art director. He served in Vietnam with the 34th and 79th Engineers and was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg. […]

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Martin Luther King’s Speech Opposing The Vietnam War.

January 16, 2012

  Source: YouTube Related Posts:The Shame.Kill Anything That Moves.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.I Uncovered This Strange Story From Vietnam By Robert L. Pollock.

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Vietnam 1971 – 8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, SP4 Donald Gibler – (K.I.A. 18 Feb 1971)

June 28, 2011

You don’t see this type of journalism very much anymore in America. Mostly soldiers are cordoned away from reporters and forbidden to speak their minds. Then again we lived in a free country back then. Its amazing how many journalists have died covering wars in the lasted two decades but still our fact finding on […]

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Great Footage Of British News Reporting On An American Artillery Battalion During Vietnam

May 21, 2011

Notice the 175 mm guns, our largest. Each barrel had to be rotated off after 300 rounds and each barrel was $14,000. Related Posts:8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971Kill Anything That Moves.The French 370 mm Mortar.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.

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Fantastic Black And White 1960s Evening News Footage Of The Battle Of Ben Het

April 16, 2011

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Viet Cong Guerilla Thoughts On Vietnam’s Insurgency And The Late Response Of The Bao Dai Government.

November 14, 2010

Support for anti communist Diem and an attempt to reunify Vietnam was taken by a South Vietnamese government that was behind in military preparedness, and frankly thinking. The Viet Cong conducted an insurgency and the South Vietnamese forces that were not under the purview of western military advisors were not up to snuff. They could […]

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The View From The Other Side

November 1, 2010

Vietnamese Women Militia A militia woman strikes a heroic pose in defense of Binh Da hamlet, one of many Northern villages whose inhabitants readily took up arms during the war (1968). Photograph by Mai Nam © National Geographic Society, Viet Cong guerrillas plant American-made mines upon learning that ARVN troops are approaching the Mekong Delta […]

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8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971

October 31, 2010
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