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Here is an interesting documentary/propaganda piece.
I found it very interesting when viewed from our current perspective.
Particularly so for those of the younger generation that views Vietnam as some distant historic footnote.
It is currently available free for Amazon Prime members, though I am sure it could be found elsewhere.
At the pinnacle of the Vietnam War, John Wayne hosted & narrated this anti-communism propaganda classic to rally & unite his fellow Americans in the war effort. Also featuring true American heroes including Gen. William C. Westmoreland, Lowell Thomas., General Mark Clark, Admiral U.S. Grant Sharp, General Al Wedemeyer, General Paul Harkins, Sergeant Barry Sadler, Martha Raye, & America’s troops.
Note: For those unfamiliar with comedian Martha Raye and why she is in uniform during this and other programs. Nicknamed “COLONEL MAGGIE,” she was an honorary member of the Special Forces. She received her cherished Green Beret and title of Lieutenant Colonel from President Lyndon Johnson.
While in Vietnam for USO shows it was common for her to assist those in combat hospitals instead of performing because she was also a LPN .
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