Vietnam

How Vietnam beat the US - and then lost out to capitalism

The Guardian, April 22 2015

Early one morning in February 1968, when the fighting in central Vietnam had reached levels of insanity, a group of South Korean soldiers swept into a village called Ha My, a straggled-out collection of bamboo huts and paddy fields about an hour outside the city of Danang. They were from a unit called Blue Dragon which was fighting alongside the Americans, attempting to suppress the communist...

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