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Ball point pen on todays newsprint Retired Gen. Frederick C. Weyand passed away on February 10th. Weyand served as the final commander of American forces in South Vietnam and as Army chief of staff in the waning days of the Vietnam War, even though he was convinced victory in Vietnam was beyond reach. Read the interesting obit in todays NYT. He was 93. ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint The eighth and perhaps the most influential Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara has passed away. McNamara served as Defense Secretary for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson from 1961 to 1968. He was the architect of the Vietnam War, instituted policy analysis, expanded the influence of the Defense Department, and played a large role in the Kennedy Administration's handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was 93. ...

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