Today is Monday, June 24, 2019

Today in
Vietnam War History

1970 - The U.S. Senate passed the Foreign Military Sales Act. An amendment to the bill repealed the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.

1971 - A 1,000-man South Vietnamese reinforcement arrived near the Demilitarized Zone at Fire Base Fuller. The base was abandoned after 80 percent of the bunkers were destroyed by a North Vietnamese bombardment.

1973 - Graham Martin was sworn in as Ambassador to South Vietnam. He replaced Ellsworth Bunker.

Vietnam War Quote

There is a simple prescription for peace--leave your neighbors alone."
Secretary of State Dean Rusk, May 22, 1964

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