Blog Posts - Vietnam War



Things Remembered

Freedom. Independence Day is our celebration of liberty. Yesterday I happened to find myself at Bethel Woods, the out-of-the-way location in New York where Woodstock was held. Probably no one in 1969 realized just how formative Woodstock and its mess...

33 Australian Soldiers Who Died in the Vietnam War Return Home

The coffins were flown back to Australia on two military planesFrom Mail OnlineIn May last year, former Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the government would pay for the repatriation of 36 Australian servicemen and dependents from Malaysia...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Speech and JFK

I thought, as I was watching Hillary Clinton's superb speech about foreign policy in San Diego on television today, that she reminded me of JFK, his optimism for America and its engagement with the world. Later on MSNBC, Chris Matthews also said he s...

WATERSHED MOMENT OF STUDENT ACTIVISM

JFK+50:  Volume 5, No. 1941COLLEGE STUDENTS STRIKE AGAINST WAR IN VIETNAMEvanston, Illinois (JFK+50) Forty-six years ago today, May 6, 1970, thousands of students across the United States joined in protest against the war in Vietnam followi...
by JFK+50 on May 6, 2016

Vietnam War Coloring Pages

Gallery of Vietnam War Coloring Pages : Free coloring pages of dwight eisenhow Resolution image size: 618 × 792 . 115.46 KB vintage everyday: Pictures of the Brutalit Resolution image size: 640 × 426 . 237.5 KB Free coloring pages o...

Things Being Equal

Gun violence is out of control. While experts dither and bicker about whether this or that act was done by “terrorists” they choose to ignore that gun violence is terror, no matter who’s pulling the trigger. The world in which … Continue...

A MAJOR TURNING POINT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

LBJ ORDERS 50,000 TROOPS TO SOUTH VIETNAMWashington, D.C. (JFK+50) Fifty years ago today, July 28, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that he was ordering an additional 50,000 American military troops to South Vietnam.The number of Unit...
by JFK+50 on Jul 28, 2015

Draft dodging Donald Trump attacks John McCain’s war record

 Donald Trump and John McCain have been having a little spat as of late but today he crossed the line by mocking the Senator from Arizona for being captured in Vietnam. Here is what he had to say about John McCain’s war record. “He’s not a...
by America's Watchtower on Jul 18, 2015

Shepherds and Sheep

The murders in Charleston this week are part of an epidemic. The members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church join, unfortunately, a growing list of victims of hate. Not only hate, but that subspecies of hatred that calls the unstable …...

Vietnam War and the return of the steel trunk

  When I was 15 I decided that with my part time job I would buy stuff to one day move out. I had an older brother with many items in his house that used to be in our family home and thought Mum would run out of things to … Continue reading Th...
by The Family Ancestry Detective on Apr 21, 2015

Interview With Robert Romaniello, Author of “Marble Mountain Memoirs”

What is your book about? Marble Mountain Memoirs is about the question of mastering yourself. This holds true whether for individuals or countries. The book takes place in Vietnam during the War, which ironically, the Vietnamese call “The American...
by Pat Bertram Introduces . . . on Mar 17, 2015

The Sapphires Might Just be the Most Joyous Vietnam Movie Ever

I really couldn’t have been more in the mood for The Sapphires. It’s a combination of two of my very favorite genres. Heartwarming, socially conscious comedies, and movies where unlikely people find happiness through the power of soul musi...
by Strong Female Lead on Mar 14, 2015

The Sapphires Might Just be the Most Joyous Vietnam Movie Ever

I really couldn’t have been more in the mood for The Sapphires. It’s a combination of two of my very favorite genres. Heartwarming, socially conscious comedies, and movies where unlikely people find happiness through the power of soul musi...
by Strong Female Lead on Mar 14, 2015

The Sapphires Might Just be the Most Joyous Vietnam Movie Ever

I really couldn’t have been more in the mood for The Sapphires. It’s a combination of two of my very favorite genres. Heartwarming, socially conscious comedies, and movies where unlikely people find happiness through the power of soul musi...
by Strong Female Lead on Mar 14, 2015

PTSD

In a recent post on BBC Health, James Gallagher discusses ancient Assyria. What can ancient Assyria have to say about modern health, beyond the occasional liver model used in haruspicy? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, of course. As Gallagher notes in...

Humans #3

This week I am going to talk about another Image book. I know I am sounding like a broken record with Image, but after the announcement made my Marvel this week, looks like Image may just become the major player in my pull list, more so then usual. T...
by Black Ship Books on Jan 22, 2015

Humans #3 Review

This week I am going to talk about another Image book. I know I am sounding like a broken record with Image, but after the announcement made my Marvel this week, looks like Image may just become the major player in my pull list, more so then usual. T...
by Black Ship Books on Jan 22, 2015

Miss Saigon - Review

Last Tuesday my parents surprised my siblings and I with a trip to the West End to see the musical Miss Saigon. Only my Mum had seen it before so it was completely new to it all. By the time the safety curtain was lifted for the show to begin the onl...
by A World of Pure Imagination on Dec 29, 2014

pk first day friday box office collection, income

pk first day friday box office collection, income pk first day box office collection is Rs.0.00 crore (Rs. 50 crore estimation). pk second day box office collection is Rs.0.00 crore (Rs. 45 crore estimation). pk first week box office collection is Rs...
by Today Trending News on Dec 18, 2014

CAPTAIN ROGER DONLAN

FIRST MEDAL OF HONOR OF VIETNAM WAR 50 YEARS AGO TODAY  Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) Fifty years ago today, December 5, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson awarded the first Medal of Honor of the Vietnam War to Captain Roger Donlan* at the White Hous...
by JFK+50 on Dec 5, 2014


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