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Wife and I finished the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary last night. To say it's incredible would be an understatement.
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I watched it. You forget about the French being involved over there way before the US sent over troops. It seemed the war changed from 1965-1970 to 1970-1975. Liked how he discussed the war at home as well. The closing song was spot on for each episode in my opinion.
I don’t understand why they had to retake hills twice?
My father, who joined the USMC in 1974 said the presentation was slanted some towards a liberal point of view. He says that the politicians would not let them win.
Looking at it now the fear of communism spreading was overblown.
Mutually Assured Destruction was a big deterrent. Nobody would have won the day there. Guess I would have had to been alive then.
Different perspective compared to someone who entered the world in 1976.