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The US may have invaded Cambodia because of the movie ‘Patton’
On March 16, 1970, Nixon informed Kissinger he was going to order the bombing of North Vietnamese bases in Cambodia.
These letters home give a peek at life in Vietnam War
Letters are a very personal and specific method of communicating, filled with all the details about feelings and moments that would get left out of official reports and summaries. That’s why they’re so loved by historians.
A former Cambodian soldier has dedicated his life to clearing landmines
In the 20th century, Cambodia saw more than its fair share of war and conflict. In the United States, we…
At this firing range, you can shoot your dream firearm
In America, you can do a lot of things at a firing range — for the right price. Shoot a sten gun, a .50-cal, or an AK-47 — you can even
Authoritarian leaders are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to lock up dissenters and grab power, human rights experts warn
Country leaders, some of them from authoritarian regimes, are being accused of using the coronavirus pandemic to consolidate power and crack down on dissenters. In March, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a state of emergency …
What happened when the VC attacked a Special Forces base
It was a small airbase on the border with Cambodia. It bordered a town of 6,000 that survived on the proceeds of local rubber plantations. The airbase was guarded by a few hundred South Vietnamese regulars supported by 11 U.S. Army Special Forces so…
How this soldier escaped the killing fields to join the US Army
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord will celebrate the diversity and honor of its service members, including Sgt. Maj. El Sar, I Corps command chaplain sergeant major, a Cambodian-born American who liv…