Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tomorrow in
Vietnam History

1964 - At the University of California at Berkeley, the first large-scale antiwar demonstration in the U.S. took place.

1968 - Democratic presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey announced that if he were elected he would halt the bombing of North Vietnam if the communists showed any willingness to restore the DMZ.

1968 - The 900th U.S. aircraft was shot down over North Vietnam.

1968 - The USS New Jersey arrived in Vietnamese waters and began bombing the DMZ.

Vietnam Quotes

Our resistance will be long and painful, but whatever the sacrifices, however long the struggle, we shall fight to the end, until Vietnam is fully independent and reunified.
- Ho Chi Minh, statement, December 19, 1946

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