Reflections on Defeat

Burnham, James
May 1975
National Review;5/23/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p549
The article reflects on the defeat of United States in the second Indochina war. According to the author, part of the reason why majority of Americans are so upset on the defeat is the country's lack of acquaintance with it. Americans always expect their country to win when it gets into a contest. However, most nations, even the greatest one have experienced defeats as well as victories whether in war or in human pursuits.


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