Category: VIETNAM WAR

On November 4, 1965, some Vietnamese came across a very strange object that looked as if it had been dropped from the sky. Was it…

Many people believe that Henry Kissinger supported the war in Vietnam throughout the 1960’s, and that was the reason Richard Nixon made him National Security…

Captain Humbert Roque Versace (July 2, 1937 – September 26, 1965), affectionately called “Rocky,” was an officer of the United States Army. He went on…

Learn how very convincing Vietnam War POW Doug Hegdahl was at acting his “stupidly stupid” character while at the hands of his Vietnamese captors leading…

The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975, officially between North Vietnam (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam (South Vietnam). In reality, it…

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest helicopter evacuation on record, begins removing the last Americans from Saigon. The North Vietnamese had launched their final offensive in…

Fifty years after being shot down during the Vietnam War US pilot’s remains have finally been returned home to the town of Rangeley in the United…

Nguyen Ngoc Loan (December 11th, 1930 – July 14th, 1998) was the chief of National Police in South Vietnam. Loan attracted worldwide attention following his…

Carlos Hathcock was a genuine Vietnam War hero and an undisputed legend in the U.S. Marine Corps for his exploits in southeast Asia. With a…

He was a POW for years, and instead of beating up his captors, chose to beat himself up, instead. His reward? To be laughed at…

The Huey helicopter, formally known as the Bell UH-1 Iroquois, was a famous Vietnam Era helicopter. It was originally developed by Bell Helicopters as a…

In the middle of the Vietnam War, the US was considering using atomic bombs in order to end the frustration with being unable to control…