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The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam -- which is now approaching a series of 50th anniversary events. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon's current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

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This Week in History: 1966

July 15-August 3 Operation Hastings: U.S. Marines and South Vietnamese troops attack 10,000 NVA in Quang Tri (Quảng Trị) Province. This is the largest combined military operation to date in the war. Operation Hastings was attempt to by the Americans to engage enemy troops in the Cam Lo (Cam Lộ) area, on July 7, 1966, United States Marine Corps General Lew Walt led a joint U.S. Marine and ARVN force of 8,500 and 3,000 troops in a strike through the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Plans to maintain U.S. occupation of the Cam Lo area in Quang Tri (Quảng Trị) province became known as Operation Hastings.

July 30 For the first time, the U.S. bombs NVA (DRV) troops in the Demilitarized Zone, the buffer area separating North and South Vietnam.

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