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

November 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Photo Essay: Agent Orange, by Lam Yik Fei

Agent Orange

Pushing the prison-like iron gate, a boy came out of the ward. He showed me his disfigured arms while placing his head on my tummy. He seemed to be contented. During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed herbicides in order to defoliate forested land and deprive guerrillas of cover. The code name Agent Orange was given from the color of the orange-stripped barrels. The dioxin compound contained in Agent Orange is extremely toxic. The Vietnam War ended in 1975.…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on November 19, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Veterans Day 2011

To my brothers and sisters around the globe - Happy Veterans Day. To those of us who have perished, you are missed, but never forgotten.

Semper peace!
Chuck Palazzo

Added by Chuck Palazzo on November 11, 2011 at 6:06pm — No Comments

11 Bells Ring Out Joy for End of Violent Conflict

Once again, Veterans for Peace Chapter 27 is asking churches and other groups to join with us and ring the bells on or around Armistice Day, November 11, 2011. The Armistice of 1918 ended the terrible slaughter of World War I. The U.S.had experienced the death of over 116,000 men, plus many who were physically and mentally disabled, severely needing ongoing care. For one moment at the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month, 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918 , the World agreed that World War…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on November 3, 2011 at 7:02pm — No Comments

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