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Tribute to Those Who Fought in the Vietnam War

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network of Sites Vietnam Veteran’s Day is March 29th. This book makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   A Tribute to Vietnam Veterans The war in Vietnam was one of longest lasting and most debatable wars fought by the U.S. armed forces. The conflict began in 1957 and ended in 1975. The aim was to help South Vietnam prevent the spread of communism coming from the North Vietnamese. The U.S. involvement was originally meant to be minimal, but carried on to send more troops as the war dragged...

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Tet Offensive Real Footage

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network   Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   The Tet offensive was a military operation planned by the government of North Vietnam and executed by the Army of North Vietnam and the Vietcong in 1968 against allied forces led by the United States, especially the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN, Army of South Vietnam), during the Vietnam War. The offensive was a failure of the communists but had a strong effect on the US government and shocked the American public, which their political and military...

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