october 12 1965 more than 58000 americans were killed over a span of two decades in the vietnam war some as yo
OCTOBER 12, 1965: More than 58,000 Americans were killed over a span of two decades in the Vietnam War, some as young as 17 years old; CBS News' Morley Safer was traveling with a group of soldiers in Operation "Shiny Bayonet" when their helicopter was shot down by enemy fire.
despite the risks and pentagon safety worries bob hope began traveling with his show to vietnam at the age of
Despite the risks and Pentagon safety worries Bob Hope began traveling with his show to Vietnam at the age of 61. If he was ever afraid, he never let the media or the troops know it. He knew the risks but quietly kept arranging to go back again and again.