"On more than one occasion
, I like Martin Sheen in "Apocalypse Now," took my patrol boat into Cambodia.
In fact, I remember spending Christmas Eve of 1968 five miles across the Cambodian border being shot at by our South-Vietnamese allies who were drunk and celebrating Christmas. The absurdity of almost being killed by our own allies in a country in which President Nixon
claimed there were no American troops was very real."
What a target-rich paragraph! He went there more than once and refused to acknowledge Johnson's war. Did the SV really celebrate Christmas like that? Just curious.
posted on 08/12/2004 6:34:23 AM PDT
(When it came to Intelligence, Kerry was absent)
Sooo...were there ARVN infantry on the boat WITH him, or...?
posted on 08/12/2004 6:39:00 AM PDT
("Flee...into the peace and safety of a new dark age" Lovecraft)
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