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David DeChant served two tours in Vietnam, the first from 1966-67 as a U. S. Marine Combat Intelligence NCO assigned to battalion scouts, and the second from 1968-70 as an Embassy Courier flying throughout Vietnam on Air America flights. 407 more words
So, it’s a bloody long drive from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay. Around 3 – 4 hours, traffic dependent. With both my sister and I having a history of car sickness, we weren’t particularly looking forward to spending upwards of 6 hours in a mini-van, but kept telling ourselves… 457 more words
In the post-Vietnam era, America was experiencing an ambivalence about how they should conduct themselves on the global stage.
They had emerged from the Second World War with this sense of omnipotence; this confidence that America could achieve anything it set its mind to. 915 more words
In response to the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of August 1969, folk singer Joni Mitchell penned a lyrical ballad “Woodstock,” which became a major hit for Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. 7,662 more words