Today is Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Today in
Vietnam War History

1964 - General William Westmoreland became head of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) when he replaced General Paul Harkins.

1965 - U.S. Navy jets shot down three MiGs.(Operation Rolling Thunder)

1972 - U.S. President Richard Nixon appointed General Creighton W. Abrams to be U.S. Army Chief of Staff.


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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