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John Dodd

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

March

1965:  President Johnson Authorizes the use of Napalm.

1966: Anti war protest in New York, Washington, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, and San Francisco.

1968: During TET NVA and Viet cong troops storm the lightly defended city of Hue, then begin systematic executions of over 3,000 “enemies of the people”.

President Johnson decides not to seek re-election.

1971: Opinion Polls indicate President Nixon’s by Americans dropped to 50 percent, while approval of his Vietnam strategy has slipped to just 34 percent.

1972: The U.S. stages a boycott of the Paris Peace Talks as Nixon accuses the N Vietnamese of refusing to negotiate seriously.

1973: March 29th – The last remaining American Troops withdraw from South Vietnam as President Nixon declares “the day we have all worked and prayed for has finally come to an end”.

 

 

 

 

1 comment to ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • red523rd red523rd

    12 March 1971
    KIA. Robert Walter Thorne.
    AKA Horney Thorne Toad

    Driver Proud Amercian …destroyed 12 Mar 1971
    Driver Satans LiL Angel …destroyed 20 Feb 1971

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