One aspect the bitter ones always forget: Without the peace movement tens of thousands more GIs would have died, with the same result in the end. If these bitter soldiers were in Viet Nam the chances are they'd be listed among the dead too. It was the peace marchers that brought them home alive. Not McNamara or Nixon.
Chuck Lewis wrote:
You are wrong, wrong, wrong Booth. I know MANY Vietnam vets and they said that happened to them. You forget the pictures in the news ? No, not all antiwar folks did that. But to say no one did, just because you don't know anyone who did, is wrong. Chuck -----Original Message----- From: cpf0000-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cpf0000-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Booth Martin Sent: Monday, November 06, 2006 5:37 PM To: Open discussion among iSeries Users Subject: Re: [CPF0000] ** Private apology, Chuck & Paul's eyes only **You say that. Again, I know of no one that did that, Rick. That is a myth passed on by the hawksWere there welcoming parades? no. The individuals were welcomed back. But disdain? Not at all.
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