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Hello Dollies!

Why 627 young Red Cross workers logged more than 2 million miles to bring hardened combat troops a touch of home in Vietnam
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Learning the Ropes of Combat Coverage

On a slow boat to Saigon in 1965, an aspiring war reporter learns valuable lessons that would serve him well in his tumultuous first weeks as a stringer in Vietnam, when he assigns himself each morning to be where the action is, chasing rumors of war
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The Hard Truth About Fragging

Unprecedented declines in morale and discipline among troops in Vietnam spawned fragging a phenomenon forever tied to the Vietnam War in which the M26, M61 or M67 fragmentation grenade was used to kill a superior officer often ending in court-martial
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Farewell to General Frederick C. Weyand

With the death of Frederick C. Weyand, the last commander of Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), on February 10, 2010, the United States lost one of its best generals of the Vietnam War. Was military adviser to U.S. during Paris Peace Talks
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Final Fiasco – The Fall of Saigon

Newly declassified documents and fresh insight from Frank Snepp, the CIA's chief analyst in Vietnam during 1975, present a revealing new picture of the chaotic final days of U.S. involvement in Vietnam, before enemy forces captured Saigon on April 30
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Ed Lansdale’s Black Warfare in 1950s Vietnam

Edward Lansdale, working undercover as an assistant air attache at Saigon's U.S. Embassy in the mid-1950s, led the CIA's Saigon Military Mission to apply psychological warfare campaigns, such as rumors and black leaflets, against Viet MInh Communists
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Live from Washington, It’s Lottery Night 1969!

Forty years ago, on December 1, 1969, the first Vietnam draft lottery was held, which used birthdays to determine the random order in which young men would be chosen for military service in 1970. Birthdays were drawn from 366 blue plastic capsules.
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Ho Chi Minh and the OSS

Ho Chi Minh’s Viet Minh guerrilla fighters, led by future NVA General Vo Nguyen Giap, were allies of the Americans and given training by the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA, in an effort to defeat the Japanese during the waning days of World War II