Today is Thursday, March 23, 2017

Today in
Vietnam War History

1961 - A U.S. intelligence-gathering plane en route from Laos to Saigon was shot down over the Plain of Jars in central Laos. It was one of the first American casualties in Southeast Asia.

1970 - Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia issued a public call for arms to be used against the Lon Nol government in Phnom Penh.


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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