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REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
YES, SOME WENT ANYWAY
Warwoer
, 1 a (1) a state of open and declared hostile conflict between states or nations Webster’s 9th Collegiate Diction...
THERE HAS NOT BEEN  ONE DAY  SINCE DECEMBER 1968  THAT I  HAVE NOT THOUGHT ABOUT  MY TIME  IN  VIETNAM N O T  O N E A NOTE...
The Cold War IDEOLOGY
The Cold  War – Pre Vietnam <ul><li>-  Communist Russia attempts to starve 2.5 million in Berlin Germany </li></ul>1948 - ...
WHY?? BAY OF PIGS SPUTNIK SOVIET UNION - RUSSIA CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
WHO IS THIS MAN? NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV PREMIER OF THE SOVIET UNION &quot;WE  WILL BURY  YOU!&quot; November 18, 1956
SPUTNIK THE SOVIET UNION IN SPACE O C T O B E R 4 1 9 5 7
AS CHILDREN, WE  PERFORMED AIR RAID DRILLS DRAWING THE BLINDS IN OUR CLASSROOMS HIDING UNDER OUR  DESKS FOR PROTECTION FRO...
FEAR NUCLEAR
DO YOU KNOW  THIS   MAN? FIDEL CASTRO CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY
FIDEL CASTRO SHOWN HERE WITH FELLOW  REVOLUTIONARY  CHE’ GUEVARRA OVERTHROWS THE SMALL ISLAND NATION OF CUBA. A MERE 90 MI...
U.S. CIA leads exiled Cubans in an attempt to overthrow the new Castro regime.  The plot fails and The U. S. and its Presi...
REMEMBER THIS GUY? KHRUSHCHEV OF  THE SOVIET UNION REMEMBER THIS GUY? CASTRO OF CUBA
WELL GUESS WHO'S BUDDY  BUDDY N O W
1962
1 2 3 1.  High altitude surveillance  shows missile sites on the island of  CUBA 2.   Airplanes photograph missiles on Rus...
WHERE COULD THOSE MISSILES GO? THE  COLD WAR COULD GET HOT “ Nuclear catastrophe  was hanging by a thread..and we weren’t ...
AND THAT HAS  WHAT  TO DO WITH Vietnam ? NORTH  VIETNAM WAS COMMUNIST AND SUPPORTED BY RUSSIA  AND CHINA BOTH COMMUNIST CO...
SO WHY WOULD A YOUNG GUY LIKE ME 19 YEARS OLD ENLIST IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS ?
WAR IS AN UGLY THING, BUT  NOT THE UGLIEST OF THINGS .  THE DECAYED AND DEGRADED STATE OF MORAL AND PATRIOTIC FEELING WHIC...
BUT MOSTLY FOR THESE REASONS
FEBRUARY 4,  2002 SOME THINGS JUST NEVER NEVER NEVER CHANGE I N T E R E S T I N G
MY TOUR OF DUTY VIETNAM NOVEMBER 1967  -  DECEMBER 1968 12 MONTHS  20 DAYS  2 MINUTES  9 SECONDS
THE MEN OF 1ST ENGINEER BATTALION RELAXING AT “CHINA BEACH”
THE GUYS OF 1ST MARINE DIVISION LANDMINE WARFARE SCHOOL
TEACH OTHER MARINES  HOW TO STAY ALIVE
REMEMBER THIS  SHAPE WE’LL SEE IT AGAIN VIET CONG WEAPONS CHI COM GRENADES CHINESE COMMUNIST
AND THESE SHAPES VIET CONG WEAPONS
COMBINED ACTION PROGRAM REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2ND MARINE BRIGADE TEACHING MARINES TO HELP LOCAL VILLAGERS
TEACHING WAS REWARDING ABOARD USS PRINCETON B ATTALION  L ANDING  T EAM 2/26 IN PREPARATION FOR OPERATION “MEADE RIVER”
B ATTALION  L ANDING  T EAM 2/26 BUT THE 26TH HAD LOST MEN AND PAUSED TO REMEMBER
B ATTALION  L ANDING  T EAM 2/26 AND REMEMBER
B ATTALION  L ANDING  T EAM 2/26 __ _ _ BUT THEY NEVER FORGOT THEIR JOB!
THE DEATH ACE DEATH AWAITS VIET CONG CADRE RETURN RATHER THAN BEING KILLED
YOU ARE  NOW ABOUT TO ENJOY A TYPICAL WEEK IN  THE LIFE OF A  COMBAT ENGINEER IN Vietnam GooooOD LUCK!!
DEPART THE REAR AREA OF DANANG AND TRAVEL NORTHWEST TO……
…  AN AIR STRIP AT PHU BAI  SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF HUE CITY  AND THEN TRAVEL BY CHOPPER NORTHWEST TO….
Hill – 146, OVERLOOKING A BEAUTIFUL VALLEY
FIND A PLACE TO LIVE……… THIS COMFORTABLY ACCOMODATES 3…..
MEET YOUR NEW ROOMATES AND GRAB SOME DELICIOUS CHOW
AND GET DRESSED AND READY TO GO TO WORK
MEET MY GIRLFRIEND F A E
F UEL  A IR  E XPLOSIVE
ME AND FAE
FAE IS UP THERE IN THE JUNGLE
AND FAE CAN BE DANGEROUS IN THE JUNGLE
A SHORT BREAK IN THE ACTION
AND GUESS WHAT WE FOUND
R E M E M B E R  THESE?? WELL THIS IS THE REAL THING
T H E R E S U L T S
BACK TO THE HILL TAKE A WELL DESERVED BREAK
GRAB  A BOX OF CHOW SOMETHING WITH  WHICH TO COOK AND EAT
B-1 Units Meat Choices (in small cans):      Beef Steak      Ham and Eggs, Chopped      Ham Slices      Turkey Loaf   Frui...
HILL 146 WAS VERY REMOTE AND SUPPLIES HAD TO BE CHOPPERED IN
REINFORCED BUNKERS PROVIDED PROTECTION SNIPERS WOULD FIRE ON ENEMY TROOPS
WORK DONE, IT IS TIME TO LEAVE HILL 146
R + R I N HAWA  I  I I GOT TO MEET 2 HIPPIE CHICKS!! THEY SOLD ME  A POSTER
MUCH HAS BEEN SAID ABOUT THE HIPPIES OR YIPPIES IN THE 60S FREE LOVE FREE SPIRITS TURNED ON TUNED OUT F L O W E R   P O W ...
THEY TRAVELLED TO PLACES LIKE WOODSTOCK IN GAILY DECORATED BUSES
WHILE OTHERS TRAVELLED FROM PLACES LIKE  HUE CITY
SO, WHO WAS COMMITTED? ?
the real facts Colonel Bui Tin, formerly of the North Vietnamese General Staff Was interviewed by Stephen Young for an art...
Hanoi Jane Fonda 1972 Walter Cronkite 1968 Ho Chi Min General Vo Nguyen Giap Colonel Bui Tin NOW LIVES IN PARIS ASHAMED UN...
FACT:  Following Tet '68 TV Journalist Walter Cronkite declared the war &quot;unwinnable&quot; FACT:  By January '68 there...
BUT ALAS ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END
GOT MY ORDERS GOT MY FREEDOM BIRD GOT MY TICKET FROM  LA   TO  PHI LA
BUT NOT  EVERYONE  WAS AS FORTUNATE AS I WAS
58,260 … only the dead know the end of war… Plato Forever Twenty Three
RICH SCOTT Photo by Evan Scott I HAVE WORN YOUR BRACLET FOR MORE THAN   30 YEARS IN THE HOPE THAT YOU WOULD RETURN IT WAS ...
LOST  3 JUNE,  1967 REMAINS RETURNED 8 September,  2000 K ILLED  I N  A CTION  --  B ODY  N OT  R ECOVERED
SGT TIMOTHY R. BODDEN PANEL 21 EAST LINE 42
 
1150 NAMES APPEAR WITH A  + THEY  WERE  MIA  OR  PRISONERS AT  WAR’S  END THOSE LATER FOUND  TO BE  DEAD  WILL APPEAR   +
P RISONER  O F  W AR M ISSING  I N  A CTION
THE MYTHS OF VIETNAM TOOK OUR YOUTH OLDEST KIA = 62  22  52 YEAR OLDS  11% kia = 32 + YEARS  AVG AGE KIA  =  23  ONLY  101...
YES MS. BAEZ, PERHAPS YOU COULD HAVE BETTER CONTRIBUTED INSTEAD YOU AND YOUR KIND DETRACTED, DISGRACED, DEMEANED AND VILLI...
REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
Warwoer
, 1 a (1) a state of open and declared hostile conflict between states or nations Webster’s 9th Collegiate Diction...
VIETNAM WAS THE 60s
WAR IS AN UGLY THING, BUT  NOT THE UGLIEST OF THINGS .  THE DECAYED AND DEGRADED STATE OF MORAL AND PATRIOTIC FEELING WHIC...
BUT NOT  EVERYONE  WAS AS  FORTUNATE  AS I WAS
58,260 … only the dead know the end of war… Plato Forever Twenty Three
LOST 3 JUNE,  1967 REMAINS RETURNED 8 SEPTEMBER,  2000 K ILLED  I N  A CTION –  B ODY  N OT  R ECOVERED
SGT TIMOTHY R. BODDEN PANEL 21 EAST LINE 42
1150 NAMES APPEAR WITH A  + THEY  WERE  MIA  OR  PRISONERS AT  WAR’S  END THOSE LATER FOUND  TO BE  DEAD  WILL APPEAR   +
P RISONER  O F  W AR M ISSING  I N  A CTION
REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
VIETNAM WAS THE 60s
YES, SOME WENT ANYWAY
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This presentation presents the facts of the Vietnam war from the standpoint of one who was there. It attempts to accurately and factually present the efforts and hardships of those who served. It is done in the overall context of the 1960s showing the reasons for US participation as well as the orientation and motivation of those who participated. It further examines the impact and consequences of the media and the hippie/yippie culture on the war's outcome.

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  1. 1. REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
  2. 2. YES, SOME WENT ANYWAY
  3. 3. Warwoer , 1 a (1) a state of open and declared hostile conflict between states or nations Webster’s 9th Collegiate Dictionary IN WHICH MEN AND WOMEN GET KILLED OR WOUNDED VIETNAM
  4. 4. THERE HAS NOT BEEN ONE DAY SINCE DECEMBER 1968 THAT I HAVE NOT THOUGHT ABOUT MY TIME IN VIETNAM N O T O N E A NOTE FROM A DEAR FRIEND N O T O N E
  5. 5. The Cold War IDEOLOGY
  6. 6. The Cold War – Pre Vietnam <ul><li>- Communist Russia attempts to starve 2.5 million in Berlin Germany </li></ul>1948 - US and Great Britain respond with Berlin Airlift 1949 - USSR detonates ATOMIC DEVICE US & USSR NUCLEAR EQUALS 1949 - China falls to Mao Tse-Tung/communists & recognized by USSR 1950 - North Korea, supported by Communist China invades South Korea US leads United Nations’ forces in response STALEMATE 1956 - Russian installed government is ousted in Hungarian rebellion The Soviets respond and CRUSH the rebellion in response 1957 - SPUTINK launched by The SovietS THE HIGH GROUND OF SPACE 1959 - Castro overthrows Cuba - Communism now 90 miles from US 1961 - East Germany, puppet government of USSR erects The Berlin Wall 1961 - Bay of Pigs = Covert US led overthrow of Castro FAILURE 1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis SUPER POWER CONFRONTATION OF GREATEST MAGNATUDE WHAT A WAY TO GROW UP
  7. 7. WHY?? BAY OF PIGS SPUTNIK SOVIET UNION - RUSSIA CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
  8. 8. WHO IS THIS MAN? NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV PREMIER OF THE SOVIET UNION &quot;WE WILL BURY YOU!&quot; November 18, 1956
  9. 9. SPUTNIK THE SOVIET UNION IN SPACE O C T O B E R 4 1 9 5 7
  10. 10. AS CHILDREN, WE PERFORMED AIR RAID DRILLS DRAWING THE BLINDS IN OUR CLASSROOMS HIDING UNDER OUR DESKS FOR PROTECTION FROM RUSSIAN NUCLEAR ATTACK
  11. 11. FEAR NUCLEAR
  12. 12. DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN? FIDEL CASTRO CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY
  13. 13. FIDEL CASTRO SHOWN HERE WITH FELLOW REVOLUTIONARY CHE’ GUEVARRA OVERTHROWS THE SMALL ISLAND NATION OF CUBA. A MERE 90 MILES FROM??? 1959 THE U S A
  14. 14. U.S. CIA leads exiled Cubans in an attempt to overthrow the new Castro regime. The plot fails and The U. S. and its President, John F. Kennedy are severely embarrassed. Cuba, 90 miles from the United States, is now ripe for Communist cultivation . THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION 1961
  15. 15. REMEMBER THIS GUY? KHRUSHCHEV OF THE SOVIET UNION REMEMBER THIS GUY? CASTRO OF CUBA
  16. 16. WELL GUESS WHO'S BUDDY BUDDY N O W
  17. 17. 1962
  18. 18. 1 2 3 1. High altitude surveillance shows missile sites on the island of CUBA 2. Airplanes photograph missiles on Russian ships bound for CUBA 3. US Naval vessel observes Russian ship carrying missiles to CUBA
  19. 19. WHERE COULD THOSE MISSILES GO? THE COLD WAR COULD GET HOT “ Nuclear catastrophe was hanging by a thread..and we weren’t counting days or hours, but MINUTES.” Soviet General Anatoly Gribkov Army Chief of Operations PRINCETON NEW JERSEY
  20. 20. AND THAT HAS WHAT TO DO WITH Vietnam ? NORTH VIETNAM WAS COMMUNIST AND SUPPORTED BY RUSSIA AND CHINA BOTH COMMUNIST COUNTRIES D e M ilitarized Z one THE 17TH PARALLEL THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM (SOUTH VIETNAM) SOUGHT TO BE A FREE AND DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY Geneva agreements of July 20, 1954
  21. 21. SO WHY WOULD A YOUNG GUY LIKE ME 19 YEARS OLD ENLIST IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS ?
  22. 22. WAR IS AN UGLY THING, BUT NOT THE UGLIEST OF THINGS . THE DECAYED AND DEGRADED STATE OF MORAL AND PATRIOTIC FEELING WHICH THINKS THAT NOTHING IS WORTH WAR IS MUCH WORSE . (regarding the U.S. Civil War) John Stuart Mill “ THE ONLY THING NECESSARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL, IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING .” (regarding the American Revolution attributed to) Edmund Burke “ WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF EVIDENT, THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL, THAT THEY ARE ENDOWED BY THEIR CREATOR WITH CERTAIN UNALIENABLE RIGHTS, THAT AMONG THESE ARE LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS …. T H E D E C L A R A T I O N O F I N D E P E N D E N CE THAT WHENEVER ANY GOVERNMENT BECOMES DESTRUCTIVE TO THESE ENDS, IT IS THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO ALTER OR ABOLISH IT.”
  23. 23. BUT MOSTLY FOR THESE REASONS
  24. 24. FEBRUARY 4, 2002 SOME THINGS JUST NEVER NEVER NEVER CHANGE I N T E R E S T I N G
  25. 25. MY TOUR OF DUTY VIETNAM NOVEMBER 1967 - DECEMBER 1968 12 MONTHS 20 DAYS 2 MINUTES 9 SECONDS
  26. 26. THE MEN OF 1ST ENGINEER BATTALION RELAXING AT “CHINA BEACH”
  27. 27. THE GUYS OF 1ST MARINE DIVISION LANDMINE WARFARE SCHOOL
  28. 28. TEACH OTHER MARINES HOW TO STAY ALIVE
  29. 29. REMEMBER THIS SHAPE WE’LL SEE IT AGAIN VIET CONG WEAPONS CHI COM GRENADES CHINESE COMMUNIST
  30. 30. AND THESE SHAPES VIET CONG WEAPONS
  31. 31. COMBINED ACTION PROGRAM REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2ND MARINE BRIGADE TEACHING MARINES TO HELP LOCAL VILLAGERS
  32. 32. TEACHING WAS REWARDING ABOARD USS PRINCETON B ATTALION L ANDING T EAM 2/26 IN PREPARATION FOR OPERATION “MEADE RIVER”
  33. 33. B ATTALION L ANDING T EAM 2/26 BUT THE 26TH HAD LOST MEN AND PAUSED TO REMEMBER
  34. 34. B ATTALION L ANDING T EAM 2/26 AND REMEMBER
  35. 35. B ATTALION L ANDING T EAM 2/26 __ _ _ BUT THEY NEVER FORGOT THEIR JOB!
  36. 36. THE DEATH ACE DEATH AWAITS VIET CONG CADRE RETURN RATHER THAN BEING KILLED
  37. 37. YOU ARE NOW ABOUT TO ENJOY A TYPICAL WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A COMBAT ENGINEER IN Vietnam GooooOD LUCK!!
  38. 38. DEPART THE REAR AREA OF DANANG AND TRAVEL NORTHWEST TO……
  39. 39. … AN AIR STRIP AT PHU BAI SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF HUE CITY AND THEN TRAVEL BY CHOPPER NORTHWEST TO….
  40. 40. Hill – 146, OVERLOOKING A BEAUTIFUL VALLEY
  41. 41. FIND A PLACE TO LIVE……… THIS COMFORTABLY ACCOMODATES 3…..
  42. 42. MEET YOUR NEW ROOMATES AND GRAB SOME DELICIOUS CHOW
  43. 43. AND GET DRESSED AND READY TO GO TO WORK
  44. 44. MEET MY GIRLFRIEND F A E
  45. 45. F UEL A IR E XPLOSIVE
  46. 46. ME AND FAE
  47. 47. FAE IS UP THERE IN THE JUNGLE
  48. 48. AND FAE CAN BE DANGEROUS IN THE JUNGLE
  49. 49. A SHORT BREAK IN THE ACTION
  50. 50. AND GUESS WHAT WE FOUND
  51. 51. R E M E M B E R THESE?? WELL THIS IS THE REAL THING
  52. 52. T H E R E S U L T S
  53. 53. BACK TO THE HILL TAKE A WELL DESERVED BREAK
  54. 54. GRAB A BOX OF CHOW SOMETHING WITH WHICH TO COOK AND EAT
  55. 55. B-1 Units Meat Choices (in small cans):    Beef Steak    Ham and Eggs, Chopped    Ham Slices    Turkey Loaf Fruit:     Applesauce     Fruit Cocktail     Peaches     Pears Crackers (7) Peanut Butter Candy Disc, Chocolate     Solid Chocolate     Cream     Coconut Accessory Pack*   B-2 Units Meat Choices (in larger cans):     Beans and Wieners     Spaghetti and Meatballs     Beefsteak, Potatoes and Gravy     Ham and Lima Beans     Meatballs and Beans Crackers (4) Cheese Spread, Processed     Caraway     Pimento Fruit Cake Pecan Roll Pound Cake Accessory Pack* B-3 Units Meat Choices (in small cans):     Boned Chicken    Chicken and Noodles     Meat Loaf     Spiced Beef Bread, White Cookies (4) Cocoa Beverage Powder Jam     Apple     Berry     Grape     Mixed Fruit     Strawberry Accessory Pack*
  56. 56. HILL 146 WAS VERY REMOTE AND SUPPLIES HAD TO BE CHOPPERED IN
  57. 57. REINFORCED BUNKERS PROVIDED PROTECTION SNIPERS WOULD FIRE ON ENEMY TROOPS
  58. 58. WORK DONE, IT IS TIME TO LEAVE HILL 146
  59. 59. R + R I N HAWA I I I GOT TO MEET 2 HIPPIE CHICKS!! THEY SOLD ME A POSTER
  60. 60. MUCH HAS BEEN SAID ABOUT THE HIPPIES OR YIPPIES IN THE 60S FREE LOVE FREE SPIRITS TURNED ON TUNED OUT F L O W E R P O W E R SEX DRUGS ROCK & ROLL THEY WERE COMMITTED TO
  61. 61. THEY TRAVELLED TO PLACES LIKE WOODSTOCK IN GAILY DECORATED BUSES
  62. 62. WHILE OTHERS TRAVELLED FROM PLACES LIKE HUE CITY
  63. 63. SO, WHO WAS COMMITTED? ?
  64. 64. the real facts Colonel Bui Tin, formerly of the North Vietnamese General Staff Was interviewed by Stephen Young for an article to appear in the August 3 rd 1995 Wall Street Journal. Q. What about the results (of the 1968 Tet Offensive)? A: Our losses were staggering and a complete surprise . (General) Giap (North Vietnam’s leading General and war strategist) later told me that Tet had been a military defeat , though we had gained the planned political advantages when Johnson agreed to negotiate and did not run for re-election. Q. Was the American antiwar movement important to Hanoi's victory? A. It was essential to our strategy. Every day our leadership would listen to world news over the radio at 9 a.m. to follow the growth of the American antiwar movement. Visits to Hanoi by people like Jane Fonda, and former Attorney General Ramsey Clark … gave us confidence that we should hold on in the face of battlefield reverses. We were elated when Jane Fonda, … said at a press conference that she was ashamed of American actions in the war and that she would struggle along with us.
  65. 65. Hanoi Jane Fonda 1972 Walter Cronkite 1968 Ho Chi Min General Vo Nguyen Giap Colonel Bui Tin NOW LIVES IN PARIS ASHAMED UNWINNABLE ELATED STAGGERING LOSSES
  66. 66. FACT: Following Tet '68 TV Journalist Walter Cronkite declared the war &quot;unwinnable&quot; FACT: By January '68 there were approximately 12,896 Americans K I A FACT: At war's end there were 58,260 Americans K I A CONCLUSION The anti-war movement and media prolonged the war FACT: The difference is 45,364 +/- THE REAL FACTS
  67. 67. BUT ALAS ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END
  68. 68. GOT MY ORDERS GOT MY FREEDOM BIRD GOT MY TICKET FROM LA TO PHI LA
  69. 69. BUT NOT EVERYONE WAS AS FORTUNATE AS I WAS
  70. 70. 58,260 … only the dead know the end of war… Plato Forever Twenty Three
  71. 71. RICH SCOTT Photo by Evan Scott I HAVE WORN YOUR BRACLET FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS IN THE HOPE THAT YOU WOULD RETURN IT WAS NOT TO BE THE YOUNGSTERS WHO HAVE SIGNED THIS KNOW WHO YOU WERE, WHAT YOU DID AND HOW COURAGEOUS YOU WERE THANK YOU
  72. 72. LOST 3 JUNE, 1967 REMAINS RETURNED 8 September, 2000 K ILLED I N A CTION -- B ODY N OT R ECOVERED
  73. 73. SGT TIMOTHY R. BODDEN PANEL 21 EAST LINE 42
  74. 75. 1150 NAMES APPEAR WITH A + THEY WERE MIA OR PRISONERS AT WAR’S END THOSE LATER FOUND TO BE DEAD WILL APPEAR +
  75. 76. P RISONER O F W AR M ISSING I N A CTION
  76. 77. THE MYTHS OF VIETNAM TOOK OUR YOUTH OLDEST KIA = 62 22 52 YEAR OLDS 11% kia = 32 + YEARS AVG AGE KIA = 23 ONLY 101 18 YEAR OLDS = KIA TOOK OUR UNEDUCATED MEDIAN SCHOOLING = 13 YRS 80% HS GRADS VS 45% WW II ONLY 60% IN USA IN TOTAL 3 X THE NUMBER OF COLLEGE GRADS IN WWII THE DRAFT 33% VS 67% IN WW11 77% KIA = VOLUNTEER PREYED ON MINORITIES 5% KIA = HISPANIC < % DRAFT AGE POP 12.5% Kia = black < % DRAFT AGE POP
  77. 78. YES MS. BAEZ, PERHAPS YOU COULD HAVE BETTER CONTRIBUTED INSTEAD YOU AND YOUR KIND DETRACTED, DISGRACED, DEMEANED AND VILLIFIED THOSE WITH THE COURAGE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
  78. 79. REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
  79. 80. Warwoer , 1 a (1) a state of open and declared hostile conflict between states or nations Webster’s 9th Collegiate Dictionary IN WHICH MEN AND WOMEN GET WOUNDED AND KILLED PRACTICAL APPLICATION VIETNAM
  80. 81. VIETNAM WAS THE 60s
  81. 82. WAR IS AN UGLY THING, BUT NOT THE UGLIEST OF THINGS . THE DECAYED AND DEGRADED STATE OF MORAL AND PATRIOTIC FEELING WHICH THINKS THAT NOTHING IS WORTH WAR IS MUCH WORSE . John Stuart Mill “ THE ONLY THING NECESSARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL, IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING .” Edmund Burke “ WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF EVIDENT, THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL, THAT THEY ARE ENDOWED BY THEIR CREATOR WITH CERTAIN UNALIENABLE RIGHTS, THAT AMONG THESE ARE LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS ….THAT WHENEVER ANY GOVERNMENT BECOMES DESTRUCTIVE TO THESE ENDS, IT IS THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO ALTER OR ABOLISH IT.” T H E D E C L A R A T I O N O F I N D E P E N D E N CE
  82. 83. BUT NOT EVERYONE WAS AS FORTUNATE AS I WAS
  83. 84. 58,260 … only the dead know the end of war… Plato Forever Twenty Three
  84. 85. LOST 3 JUNE, 1967 REMAINS RETURNED 8 SEPTEMBER, 2000 K ILLED I N A CTION – B ODY N OT R ECOVERED
  85. 86. SGT TIMOTHY R. BODDEN PANEL 21 EAST LINE 42
  86. 87. 1150 NAMES APPEAR WITH A + THEY WERE MIA OR PRISONERS AT WAR’S END THOSE LATER FOUND TO BE DEAD WILL APPEAR +
  87. 88. P RISONER O F W AR M ISSING I N A CTION
  88. 89. REMEMBER THESE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN THE GREAT DEFENDERS
  89. 90. VIETNAM WAS THE 60s
  90. 91. YES, SOME WENT ANYWAY
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