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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2023 8:49 p.m. PST

…That Left Over 40 Americans Dead

"Just weeks after the Vietnam War was declared to be over, a new conflict erupted, threatening the peace many US and South Vietnamese soldiers had fought and died for. On May 12, 1975, the Khmer Rouge seized control of the US merchant vessel SS Mayaguez and held her crew hostage, signaling the start of an international incident. The following days were filled with chaos and confusion, before ultimately ending in the deaths of several American citizens and servicemen…"

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Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2023 4:25 p.m. PST

It would an interesting scenario to game out

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2023 3:28 p.m. PST

Happy for that…


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