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