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Today in
Vietnam War History

1965 - Operation Tiger Hound was launched. The purpose of the operation was to reduce North Vietnamese infiltration down the Ho Chi Minh Trail. In 1968, the missions became part of Operation Commando Hunt.

1966 - The Internation Read Cross announced that North Vietnam had rejected a prison treatment and exchange proposal from U.S. President Johnson.

1969 - U.S. President Nixon declared that the Vietnam War was coming to a "conclusion as a result of the plan that we have instituted." In April of 1970, Nixon expanded the war with attacks in Cambodia.

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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