The more I read this, the more I think "PUEBLO" would make a damn good movie; showing the lack of decisive action and the poor guys held by the DPRK under such conditions.
During the Korean war we sat on Guam, ready to go with minutes notice, with presents for either Russia or China, whichever or both. They both had been told that we would never allow our men to be pushed into the ocean, this they understood.
Johnson, Clifford and Macnamara were weak men in over their head, unlike Truman and Ike.
posted on 01/31/2002 8:24:07 AM PST
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