Vietnam: Lingering echoes of a distant war
Weary after a third night of fighting against North Vietnamese troops, U.S. Marines crawl from foxholes south of the Demilitarized Zone in 1966. The helicopter at left was shot down when it came in to resupply the unit.
Posted: Monday, May 27, 2013 12:00 am
Decades after its end, ragged scars from the Vietnam War still run through American society.
This Memorial Day comes as the country has been commemorating the 50th anniversary of a conflict that threatened to rip the country apart and undermined the notion of all-powerful U.S. military might.
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Monday, May 27, 2013 12:00 am.