How 7 minutes changed the direction of the war in Vietnam

How 7 minutes changed the direction of the war in Vietnam

  In this excerpt from "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young," coauthors Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway describe the first moments of the battle of Ia Drang in 1965, which se...

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Vietnam still haunts America

Vietnam still haunts America

BY DOMINIC SANDBROOK * In the course of his troubled presidency, Richard Nixon spoke 14 times to the American people about the war in Vietnam. It was in one of those speeches that he coined the phrase “the silent majority”, while others provoked h...

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The battle of the Route Coloniale 4

The battle of the Route Coloniale 4

The Battle of Route Coloniale 4 (RC4), a major defeat for the French Expeditionary Force in Indochina along with Dien Bien Phu. Secret Indochina has been developing programs in the area of the f...

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Charles Rigault de Genouilly

Charles Rigault de Genouilly

Admiral Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl ʁiɡo də ʒənuji], 12 April 1807 – 4 May 1873) was a French naval officer. He fought with distinction in the Crimean War and the Second Opium War, but is chiefly remember...

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How 7 minutes changed the direction of the war in Vietnam

How 7 minutes changed the direction of the war in Vietnam

  In this excerpt from "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young," coauthors Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway describe the first moments of the battle of Ia Drang in 1965, which set the tone of the war in Vietnam and even changed ...

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How 7 minutes changed the direction of the war in Vietnam

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