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African Americans In The Vietnam War

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Published on Jul 30, 2012

This is a preview of a new 72 minute video that provides an overview of African American activities during the vietnam war. To purchase the entire video go to https://militaryvideo.com/
The video weaves excellent combat footage with interviews and comments made during the war. Includes footage of soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen in Vietnam and Thailand. The video also addresses racial issues African Americans faced while in-country.
Combat scenes of African Americans fighting at Fire Support Base Ripcord, Operation MacArthur, Con Thien, Dak To, Battle for Hue City, Operation Buffalo, Siege at Khe Sanh, TET 1968 (attack on Tan Son Nhut Air Base) and more. Includes on camera interviews shot in-country with African American soldiers, Marines and airmen. Video includes a "rap session," filmed at Long Binh in 1971, with white and black soldiers discussing racial problems on the base. There is a segment devoted to the lack of Soul Music on the bases in Vietnam. Video also includes remarks made by Air Force General Daniel "Chappie" James Jr.

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