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The Women of the Vietnam War


November 8, 2018

Photo courtesy of Kim Tschudy

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This Veteran’s Day marks the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Women’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The words of retired Admiral William Crowe USN, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, still replay as vividly today and bring the same tears as they did on November 11, 1993, at the dedication of the Women’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Breaking down in tears, Crowe reflected on a night near Bien Theu, Vietnam, where the Viet Cong had just rocketed a small village.

“Our men were pulling people from their burning homes. We had eight little Vietnamese children who were bu...

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