The clearest example came last week during a BP job-training session specifically designed for Vietnamese fishers.
In March 1969, American helicopters flying over a western part of South Vietnam spotted a group of Vietnamese cutting wood.
I've met them all, Crips, Bloods, The 18th Street Gang, The Vietnamese and so on.
In Vietnam, Lewis was advisor to a Vietnamese infantry unit, whose nickname for him was “Captain of Many Kilos.”
Americans failed to understand—or chose to ignore—that the Vietnamese communists also were Vietnamese nationalists.
It went up for auction on the website Williams & Williams and was snapped up by an anonymous Vietnamese bidder for $900,000.
He lambasted establishment leaders and showed sympathy to the Vietnamese communists.
There's a native restaurant there, run by a former Vietnamese.
The Vietnamese food was really good, and the family who ran the restaurant greeted Kurt like an old friend.
For 20 days now we and our Vietnamese allies have dropped no bombs in North Vietnam.