Daily Archives: July 12, 2019

The Vietnam War Was Already Lost, but I Had to Go Anyway

Incoming troops at the Bien Hoa Air Base near Saigon. June 1969 “In the summer of 1969, the first American troops were withdrawn from Vietnam. Their war was over, but mine was just beginning. The previous November, Richard M. Nixon … Continue reading

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