Vietnam

Kill Anything That Moves.

by Daniel Russ on 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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Politics Of The Vietnam War.

by Daniel Russ on 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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I Uncovered This Strange Story From Vietnam By Robert L. Pollock.

July 31, 2011
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I can’t help but be fascinated by accounts coming from credible witnesses about unusual phenomena. This page was no exception. Enjoy. It’s weird. “In early 1968, during the TET Offensive I was a Loadmaster on a C-130 cargo aircraft attached to the 834th Air division. My crew and I had departed Da Nang enroute to […]

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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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Excogitations on Vietnam, Afghanistan and Policy.

December 4, 2010

  UH-60 Blackhawk     John Fitzgerald Kennedy was so successful using negotiation and saber rattling to convince the Soviet Union to remove its offensive missiles that it convinced his cabinet to deal with the Viet Cong the same way. It wouldn’t be the right policy to succeed. . .One of the reasons why South Vietnam […]

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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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8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971

October 31, 2010
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Rare Footage Of Direct Artillery Fire. Haunting, Silent Color Film From Vietnam

October 26, 2010

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How Many Times Do We Have To Repeat This Same Scenario?

July 18, 2010

WASHINGTON — In an echo of the debates over the discredited intelligence that helped make the case for the war in Iraq, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday released more than 1,100 pages of previously classified Vietnam-era transcripts that show senators of the time sharply questioning whether they had been deceived by the White […]

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War Art

March 8, 2010

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Dave Rabbit, Controversial Vietnam Radio Broadcaster, Thorn In Side Of Army

January 4, 2010

Sort of a Good Morning Vietnam on Steroids Related Posts:Kill Anything That Moves.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.Martin Luther King’s Speech Opposing The Vietnam War.I Uncovered This Strange Story From Vietnam By Robert L. Pollock.

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Army Colonel Eats Cake From Vietnam Era Ration Can

July 28, 2009

Army Colonel Tries Old Pound Cake July 25, 2009 Associated Press Forty years later, Henry A. Moak, Jr., still loves his pound cake. The Army colonel popped open a military C-ration can of pound cake from 1969 at his retirement ceremony, and dug in. Moak got the drab olive can as a Marine helicopter pilot […]

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Military Anecdote of the Day

June 13, 2009

“Sir,” a press aide mentioned, “that’s not your helicopter.” The aide pointed in another direction, “That’s your helicopter.”

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