This is so true.....The Viet Nam War lasted from1959-1975. More than 58,000 American lives were lost. The late 1960's became a time of youth rebellion, mass protests, and riots against the war. Returning military personnel were met with anger, ridicule, and violence.
A great Marine and one of the best snipers in history. Marine Sniper Carlos Hathcock had 93 confirmed kills during the Vietnam War and was a legend in the Corps because of it. A truly great man who defended American troops with exquisite precision. The best of the best. Read his story, specifically the man bicycling through the rice paddy tracking and kill.
09 May 1970, Washington, DC, USA. More than 100,000 students stand in and around the Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC, demonstrating against the recent violence used to breakup a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University. Four Kent State students were killed, and many others injured, when members of the National Guard fired tear gas and rifles into crowds of student demonstrators protesting the Nixon administration's expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia.