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The Conscientious Objection of Frank Capri

We were pleased to receive a comment recently (on our post regarding conscientious objector Benjamin Salmon) from professional photographer Frank Capri, himself a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War: 92 more words

Earth Day: the beginning of the modern environmental movement?

More than a billion people around the world will celebrate Earth Day today – the 44th anniversary of the annual day of action. Earth Day began in 1970, when 20 million people across the United States rallied for increased protection of the environment. 652 more words

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In Country: Marvel Comics' "The 'Nam" -- Episode 21

This time around, I take another break from regular coverage of The ‘Nam for an extra-sized episode where I talk to Wayne Vansant, who was the penciller on  129 more words

1980s

America's Top 3 Most Useless Wars

We love to go to War here in the USA and we’re fucking awesome at blowing shit up. Sometimes, like when the Brits fucked with us or the Japanese attacked, its pretty righteous. 800 more words

Rochester

Tomorrow night I have the honor of giving a public lecture on the commemoration of World War I at the University of Minnesota’s new Rochester campus, part of the… 285 more words

Statues

Ho Chi Minh City, the Cu Chi Tunnels and The Mekong Delta

I spent three whole days in Ho Chi Minh City in total and overall had a great time.  This included visits out to the Mekong Delta and the Cu Chi Tunnels, as well as seeing some of the great architecture in the centre of the city, such as the Reunification Palace. 1,145 more words

Travel

Sgt. Jack Freeman remembers Tet Offensive at Bien Hoa Air Force Base in 1968

Tet was the big battle former Air Force Sgt. Jack Freeman of Port Charlotte, Fla recalls most vividly during his year-long deployment to Vietnam.

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