Monday, June 17, 2024

Today in
Vietnam War History

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

1969 - It was reported by U.S. intelligence that about 1,000 North Vietnamese troops had reoccupied Ap Bia Mountain (Hill 937).

1970 - Cambodia's last working railway line was severed by communist troops at a station at Krang Lovea. A freight train was also seized that contained 200 tons of rice and other food supplies.

Random Vietnam War Quote

The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles.
- Henry Kissinger, Wall Street Journal, March 11, 1985

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