Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Lost Battles of the Vietnam War 

The popular myth that the US “never lost a battle during the Vietnam War” should finally be put to rest.
“One theme presented by supporters of the American empire is the U.S. military is invincible and can never lose unless stabbed in the back by impatient politicians. They claim the U.S. military never lost a battle during the entire Vietnam war. 

On August 30, 2011, President Barack Obama proclaimed to a gathering of veterans: "But let it be remembered that you won every major battle of that war. Every single one."

…This myth was disputed by America's most decorated officer of that war, Col. David Hackworth, in his book "About Face." The U.S. military had every advantage, yet mistakes were made and battles lost.

...98 lost battles of the Vietnam war:…” 

READ the complete story here:

Soldiers of the southern National Liberation Front  ('Viet Cong') advance in 1968. Three Lions, Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Learn more about the ‘Vietnam War’ from these video interviews with Col. David Hackworth (Ret.)

My Lai Massacre (Video 27:04), and Why the Vietnam War Was Lost: A Stunning Indictment of the Pentagon from an American Soldier (1989) (Video 59:09):

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