Category Archives: Vietnam War

The Midnight Ride of the South China Sea Surfing Association

“North Vietnam cannot defeat the United States. Only Americans can do that.” — Richard Nixon **The following took place during my long-ago sojourn in the Vietnam War.  The names of my colleagues have been changed, not to protect the innocent … Continue reading

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Walter Cronkite And The Way It Wasn’t

“Who won and who lost in the great Tet offensive against the cities? I’m not sure. The Vietcong did not win by a knockout, but neither did we. The referees of history may make it a draw.” — Walter Cronkite, … Continue reading

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