Hòa Bình Việt Nam

Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace

October 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Former enemies find bond in My Lai

By CARTER VANDERHOOF / Reformer Staff

Posted: 10/04/2011 03:00:00 AM EDT



Tuesday October 4, 2011



BRATTLEBORO -- With very little help, two former enemies are building a bridge to peace.



Mike Boehm, a Vietnam veteran from Wisconsin, said though he didn’t see any combat during his tour in Vietnam, his life was changed when he went back in 1992.



Boehm said he was living in a shack in Wisconsin after his tour and kept thinking about the tragedy that took…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on October 9, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Children of Agent Orange

How a group of US veterans in Vietnam are trying to atone for the mistakes of the past.

 



Fifty years ago this month, in the early stages of the Vietnam War, the US military began spraying rural areas of the country with the herbicide, Agent Orange. The programme's goal was to defoliate forested land, depriving the enemy Viet Cong of cover and driving peasants to the…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on October 3, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

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