Today is Friday, May 14, 2021

Today in
Vietnam War History

1969 - U.S. President Nixon responded to the 10-point "overall solution" that the National Libertation Front had offered at the Paris peace talks on May 8. Nixon's offer of a "simultaneous start on withdrawal" was diametrically opposite of the communist proposal.

1969 - The North Vietnamese 29th Regiment repulsed an initial American assault at Ap Bia Mountain and beat back another attempt by the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry.

1970 - It was announced that 863 South Vietnamese had been killed between May 3 and May 9.


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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