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40 Year Anniversary of the Formal Treaty Ending Vietnam

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    It's hard to believe that it's been Forty Years(!!) since the treaty was signed ending US action in Vietnam......Lordy, Time does fly....No wonder I feel so decrepit...lol

    U.S. formally ends participation in Vietnam War, Jan. 27, 1973 - Andrew Glass - POLITICO.com
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    We were back late April 1975 to evacuate the embassy and friendly's lucky enough to get a ride out.

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    I was just a young teen way back then and read about the war
    in the weekly newspapers. Indeed - time does fly.........!
    Last edited by Walkwolf; 01-28-2013 at 11:57 PM. Reason: Corrections.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Jane Fonda, and a fantasy scenario common amongst many red blooded American servicemen at the time.....
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    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    I was 13!....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    I was 17 and fairly worried I would end up over there.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    My Dad was a Company Commander with the 25th Infantry Division...Two confirmed kills. One VC and one NVA Officer...He still has the NVA Officer's pistol...
    cheers, Glenn

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    I was not aware at all of the whole Fonda affair, I just googled it. Stupid girl, she didn't really think that through I think...

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