Memorial Day memory: Vietnam the war that has most affected my life
Vietnam was one of those deadly, bloody wars. A war that change the lives of many a young american sent off to fight on a foreign soil. The reason, well it was not clear.
(13) Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
The political avenue theorists all spoke of the entire world, starting at Vietnam; where the Red communists would take over. Well, we fought em; pulled out, and they won! Yet they did not take over the whole world. No, now we are best friends.
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The fact is that during this war, many a young man sought shelter in Canada so they would not go to war. Draft dodgers, those who simply would not fight, and others protested the war in different ways.
Continue in post for more, including a short video on Vietnam by the History channel.