41 Years Ago Today — Mitch Teemley [Vietnam]

Leaving Vietnam with this significant post by Mitch Teemly.

“In honor of those who gave their lives.

And those whose lives were changed forever.”

By the time the war ended, 58,220 American soldiers had died in Vietnam. And, in a strange irony, 50,000 of the people they’d gone to save had been evacuated to the United States. It was the largest airlift in U.S. history. I remember when the refugees arrived at the Marine Corps Air Station in Orange […]

via 41 Years Ago Today — Mitch Teemley

Feature Image: Sunrise on Eastern Sea, Vietnam by Loi Nguyen Duc.

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2 thoughts on “41 Years Ago Today — Mitch Teemley [Vietnam]

    1. Learning about the history of Vietnam has left us in a piercing agony that simply freezes all thought and action. Unable to write another post, we thought your post did the country’s history justice. So, thank you very much!

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