Almost exactly ten years after the arrival of those first marines, North Vietnamese soldiers overran the US embassy in Saigon.
Vietnam: A New History. B bombers target suspected communist base camps and supply zones in Cambodia.
Like right now sitting around here, we are getting loaded. For starters, we would have to imagine that in a global superpower — say Britain — had strongly promoted Southern secession, provided virtually all of the funding for the ensuing war and dedicated its vast military to the battle.
Walt had immediately commenced pacification efforts in his area of responsibility, but Westmoreland was unhappy, believing that the Marines were being underutilized and fighting the wrong enemy.
Possible methods included Internal Revenue Service audits, Justice Department antitrust lawsuits against major television networks and newspapers that could be accused of monopolistic business practices, and the monitoring incidents of "unfairness" by television broadcasters that would be turned over to the Federal Communications Commission for possible legal action.
Vietnamization of the war, however, created a dilemma for U.