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Agent Orange and America's Legacy in Vietnam

This is quite an interesting–yet also sad–documentary on America’s use of Agent Orange in Vietnam and the effect it continues to have…still...to this day. 61 more words

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On Staying Alive by Being Inept

By john harrison

It happened in 1968, the bloodiest year of a long, bloody war. Alpha Company had just been resupplied with ammunition after yet another firefight.   1,833 more words

Vietnam

A Lesson In Perspective

My long long wait at the consulate this morning ( more of which to come) was by anyone’s standards awful, sitting around for 2 and a half hours to hand in some papers and another hour and a bit to pay for the privilege made me a little grumpy. 903 more words

Travel

Vietnam: My orange pain

September 21, 2014

50 years after the US military intervention in the Vietnam War, the weapons it used continue to harm the local population. Unexploded mines still take lives and the consequences of “Agent Orange” claim new victims.

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I HAVE SEEN HORRORS, TOO

Carol said, and I tend to believe her (for Carol is it seems to me someone who tells the truth, though I admit I have not known her long) that Michael lives from spring to fall in the park near his mother’s house and that he served in Vietnam. 407 more words

Off we go...

I was thinking back to the first time I ever took off in an F4 fighter.

The F4 Phantom II was the primary Air Force fighter of the Vietnam War.   587 more words

American History

USS Enterprise

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CVAN-65, cruises in the clear blue water of the Gulf of Tonkin off the shores of Vietnam. May 28th, 1966 (U.S. Navy/National Archives)

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