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Friday, March 2, 2007

Were Vietnam vets really spit on as much as is commonly believed?

This came up in a recent conversation. I've tried to include articles from both sides of the argument.

Myth Making and Spitting Images from Vietnam

Vietnam déjà vu (Revisionists deny spitting on troops)

The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam

Spitting on Soldiers

The Myth of the Spat-Upon Veteran By Gabrielle Bernard, Winsted
(Article is no longer available, but google has it cached.)
Resolving The Spitting Debate

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