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Vietnam war soldiers on how they were treated upon returning

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By Julianne Alford The U.S. soldiers in Vietnam and how they were treated when home. Here's what we will learn in this prezi.
The public opinion on the U.S. participating in the Vietnam war.
Why the soldiers went over.
How the soldiers were treated when returning to the U.S.
Some personal quotes of U.S. soldiers in Vietnam. The Public disproved of the U.S. being apart of the Vietnam war.
Fighting a battle that was not ours to fight.
Even Washington had moved toward a limited war. Why the soldiers went over to Vietnam. How the soldiers were treated when returning to the U.S. Some personal quotes of U.S. soldiers in Vietnam Pictures of U.S. soldiers in Vietnam Blindfolded Vietnam soldier being retrained by U.S. soldiers. A war in which the weapons, the territory, or the objectives are restricted in some way; especially nuclear weapons. Communism Believed Drafted by government. The End The Public opinion on the U.S.'s participating in the Vietnam war. The soldiers are the only soldiers in U.S. history who returned home to be reviled, vilified and abused rather than be honored and appreciated. Reviled: Criticized in an abusive or angrily insulting manner. Vilified: Speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner. American soldiers wading through weeds in Vietnam. American soldiers exit a helicopter in the Vietnam war. If the war is to be won, then it must be done by the Vietnamese--nothing would be more foolhardy than the employment of U.S. troops in quantity. We could pour our entire Army into Vietnam-- and accomplish nothing worthwhile.
-John Paul Vann, U.S. Army This isn't a war for territory, its a war for the hearts and the minds of the people.
--John K. Walker, U.S. Army They could booby-trap . A cigarette package--anything--and leave it around. There was an unbelievable terror of everything booby-trapped...
--Tom Hagel, U.S. Army everything Atmosphere of fear Vietnam veterans memorial wall Soldiers fighting in Vietnam Vietnam war protest signs.
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