CIA op Dick Holm in Laos with Hmong fighter
(click on book covers)
Vietnam Zippos: American Soldiers' Engravings and Stories 1965-1973
- by Bradford Edwards
Perhaps it can all be summed up by a statement made by a former POW:
"I was prepared to fight, to be wounded, to be captured and even prepared to die, but I was not prepared to be abandoned."
CIA Director William Colby
President Kennedy March 23, 1961
Surrogate warfare in Laos, recently declassified
Helen Murphy © 2009-2018 All Rights Reserved
1981 Vint Lawrence describing Long Tieng
The following videos and links are provided to help understand the political climate that led to the covert war, the casualties, consequences and impact on Laos and it's people.
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NBC Reporter Ted Yates documentary
Trailer for PBS documentary. May 1975 during the fall of Long Tieng, General Vang Pao, his family and top officials were safely airlifted out.
To this day the Hmong are still persecuted and hunted down
The National Archives presents the Pentagon Papers, a 7000 page official government report, into 48 manageable PDF files for easy reference.
1971 Sen. Mike Gravel releases first collection
of the Pentagon Papers to the public.
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"The big secret that American military people were in Laos was not a secret from the Soviets, the Chinese, nor the North Vietnamese - it was a secret from the American public" - Raven Craig Morrison
WARNING: VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED
VIDEO'S MAY CONTAIN DISTURBING IMAGES OF WAR
April 24, 1963 JFK News Conference on Laos
March 23, 1961 JFK Speech on Laos