Thursday, September 29, 2022
- At the University of California at Berkeley, the first large-scale antiwar demonstration in the U.S. took place.
- 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.
- The 900th U.S. aircraft was shot down over North Vietnam.
- The USS New Jersey
arrived in Vietnamese waters and began bombing the DMZ.
|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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