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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

September 1 In a speech in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, President de Gaulle of France denounces U.S. policy and urges the U.S. government to pull its troops out of South East Asia.

September 12 The heaviest air raid of the war to date occurs as 500 U.S. jets attack NVA (DRV) supply lines and coastal targets.

September 14 The Philippine Army deployed to Vietnam.

September 14-November 24 Operation Attleboro occurs involving 20,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese soldiers in a search-and-destroy mission 50 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border. During the fighting, an enormous weapons cache is uncovered in a hidden base camp in the jungle, but there is little head-to-head fighting.

September 23 The U.S. reveals jungles near the Demilitarized Zone are being defoliated by sprayed chemicals.

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