TITLE

From Nam Dong came the Vietnam War's first Medal of Honor and a vow of reconciliation

AUTHOR(S)
Bageant, Joe
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Vietnam War's first medal of honor and a vow of reconciliation. Background on the battle at Nam Dong, Vietnam on July 5, 1964; Efforts done by Captain Roger Donlon, the first American in the Vietnam War to earn the Medal of Honor, to win the battle; Other incidents during that battle that was revealed only after 39 years; Discussion on his belief on the need for reconciliation.
ACCESSION #
11073549

 

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