Because the GIs were sent massively to South Vietnam, maybe it’s a good idea to have a broadcast for them.
– Hanoi Hannah
Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won.
– Helen Thomas