On January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army marched into Hue city in regular formation. There was no one to resist. They rounded up twelve hundred South Vietnamese government workers. 125 more words
We arrived in Vietnam after two very long flights! We originally planned on staying in Ho Chi Mihn City (HCMC) however after spending some time here we decided that it was more of a holiday place and not somewhere you want to live on account of how crazy it is!! 1,487 more words
Documentary on the CIA’s activities in Laos.
Tonight on PBS, Ken Burn’s new program about perpetuating the meaning of the Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address premieres. It holds personal meaning for me, because I was there, so to speak, as officer in charge of most of the 43 military funerals I participated in there from 1966 to 1968, in the new section of that National Cemetery dedicated to the Vietnam-era dead. 10,746 more words
Sammy Lewis is a family friend that agreed to do an over-the-phone interview with me about memories of the Vietnam War. He currently resides in Anderson, SC with his wife Kay. 626 more words