Vietnam – Popular Culture Versus Reality

Vietnam – the last moments of a painful evacuation The war in Vietnam has been termed a travesty in the otherwise glorified military success of the United States.  There have been multitudes of books and movies created about the events in Vietnam with varying degrees of truth and inaccuracies. It is these half truths and outright…

40th Anniversary of Saigon, Vietnam Falling

We have just passed the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon to North Vietnamese troops.  While many, many books have been written about the American experience in Vietnam from a variety of perspectives, the day passed without any fanfare here in the United States.  To be sure there were celebrations and parades in Vietnam…