This article originally published at univeristyworldnews.com “One simply cannot engage in barbarous action without becoming a
This article originally appeared the NYTimes.com By Dave Philipps The suicide rate among veterans has surged 35 percent since 2001,
This article originally published at landmines.org/vn Trieu Phong, Quang Tri (1 July 2016) – It has become a weekly routine. On
This article originally appeared on the NYTimes.com By Roy Scranton FOR a long time after I came home from the war, fireworks made me
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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.