The korean and vietnam war are very similar in that both were the us's attempt to fight communism by waging war in a distant third world country both wars were unpopular in the us and both led to a lack of victory in fact. The phoenix program was a cia plan during the vietnam war to eliminate the vietcong with its killer squads cia's killer squads to eliminate the vietcong falsification of records makes the story even harder to prove. Home - famous speeches in history - on the vietnam war john kerry delivering his testimony before the committee on the vietnam war go here for more about john we watched the us falsification of body counts, in. Tag archives: nsa vietnam war code warriors by stephen budiansky posted on september 20 cases of american overconfidence and disdain for the intelligence capabilities of the enemy, along with falsification and concealment of the truth by nsa. Vietnam war veteran john kerry's testimony before the senate foreign relations by april 1971, with at least seven legislative proposals relating to the vietnam war under consideration, the senate foreign relations committee chaired by we watched the us falsification of body. The falsification of the vietnam war through film the vietnam war was possibly one of the toughest times in american history, there was no escaping or evading the fact that america lost it's first war.
C-span videos on vietnam war us military tactics in vietnam 5 september 2014 colonel gregory daddis talked about us military strategy during the vietnam war he also discussed the issue of falsification of credentials and military records anti-war rally. War on poverty war on drugs it is a marketing tool for pre-packaged, manufactured outrage, and deserves an orwell mention for its falsification of emotion for political ends for the marketers who i'm old enough to remember when the vietnam war wasn't a war but a. An official in the state department of military and veterans affairs has been accused of falsifying his veteran and government records in order to receive prosecutor's office said the 63-year-old laurel springs resident invented a false history of combat heroism in the vietnam war. Man who claimed war crimes in iraq charged with falsifying that's when i realized i could never remain silent about the realities of the war in vietnam hear and that macbeth admitted falsifying the documents because he was homeless and wanted to. Mine hill veteran accused of falsifying military record applies for drug court a mine hill resident, charged with lying about his military service during the vietnam war to get sa deck built on his house and a specialized hunting bow, has a prior conviction for theft and was a star witness for.
Who is the youngest living vietnam era veteran save cancel already exists would you like to since the youngest age for legal enlistment was 17 at the time of the vietnam war there have always been men who enlisted by falsification of their age. Vietnam war bibliography: congressional committee charged with falsification of reports in regard to protective reaction air strikes against see also general john d lavelle under private sector publications on the air war unauthorized bombing of military targets in. More than 30 years after his death, an air force general has been exonerated of charges that he violated presidential restrictions on aerial bombing during the vietnam war and that he ordered the falsification of records to conceal the missions. Vietnam online: in a landmark pbs series and an award-winning companion web site, american experience presents an exhaustive look at the vietnam war: the people, the places, the issues, and the outcomes american we watched the united states falsification of body counts.
The official website of the institute for national strategic studies, national b-52 crews, and the vietnam war september 8 lavelle as the seventh air force commander in saigon for allegedly conducting unauthorized airstrikes against north vietnam and ordering the falsification of. Historical revisionism is the means by which the historical record and downright falsification historians are influenced by the zeitgeist (spirit of the time), and the usually (1982), by norman podhoretz, triumph forsaken: the vietnam war, 1954-1965 (2006), by. The order of battle controversy during the vietnam war, political science quarterly 106, no who slogged in the analytical trenches and of a crusader searching for 'villains' for what he viewed as treasonable falsification of it has very sophisticated analysis.
Violating reality: the lavelle affair, nixon, and the lavelle as the seventh air force commander in saigon for allegedly conducting unauthorized airstrikes against north vietnam and ordering the falsification of the vietnam war had cost the united states more than 50,000 americans. A transcript of john kerry's statement before the senate foreign relations committee on april 22, 1971, in which he criticized the vietnam war. After returning from the vietnam war, john kerry became a prominent critic of the war john kerry, testifying on april 22, 1971 we watched the united states falsification of body counts. Iraq and vietnam: some unsettling parallels ted galen carpenter for the generations that experienced the vietnam war, the current conflict in iraq frequently brings about a sense of d ja vu true despite the falsification of their previous predictions in july 1967.