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I was in the service, but as an Army Reserve. I was, a war protester and
campus activist in the late sixties. I am not sorry for my actions nor do I
feel that I did anything wrong to protest a war a I felt in my heart was
wrong. I also have strong personal convictions about the war, but don't feel
that this is the appropriate place to discuss this matter. I admire anyone
who fights strongly for their belief whether it took them to Viet Nam or
whether they stayed to protest. There will never be a resolution to this
matter as long as good people lost their lives in the war. So please, let's
take it off the list and bring it to a newsgroup where it is more
appropriate in the respect of differing opinons.

Dennis Wish PE

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1998 3:29 PM
Subject: This is totally inapprop


>Bill Allen was on the USS ENTERPRISE at the end of the Vietnam conflict.  I
>was on the USS BEGOR (APD-127) at the very beginning of the Vietnam
conflict,
>arriving in Haiphong (Yes, Haiphong, N. Vietnam) 7 days after the Geneva
>agreement was signed ending the French-Indo China war and beginning the
>Passage to Freedom operations where civilians were supposed to be free to
>leave North Vietnam for 6 months.  Dr. Thomas A. Dooley and his corpsmen
were
>quartered on the ship and related to us the atrocities on the supposedly
>*free to leave* civilians that they witnessed.  Some, but not the most
>horrific, atrocities are described in Dr. Dooley's first book, "The Night
>They Burned the Mountain."
>
>I, too, am embarrassed about the spectacle that draft dodger number 1 is
>causing.
>
>A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
>Tucson, Arizona
>
>
>
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