Monday, September 24, 2007

Vietnam war: a forgotten one

A diary looks at the Vietnam War from the other side
Baltimore Sun - Sep 23 12:51 AM

Echoes of Vietnam
Kokomo Perspective - Sep 22 3:55 AM"Where others called on us to settle on any terms, you had the courage to stand for the right kind of peace so that those who died and those who suffered would not have died and suffered in vain, and so that, where this generation knew war, the next generation would know peace," President Richard Nixon on Jan. 27, 1973, announcing the end of the Vietnam War two years before the war actually ...

Vietnam experience invades this account of the Korean War
Miami Herald - Sep 23 12:08 AMThe Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War. David Halberstam. Hyperion. 736 pages. $35. Despite its accuracy, there's a deadly irony in David Halberstam's new book when he scathingly observes that what little Americans think they know about the Korean War is mostly derived from the film and TV series M*A*S*H, both nominally set in Korea but actually thinly disguised parables of the Vietnam ...