My poem, "Vietnam War Veterans", and its illustrative video are in tribute to those of my generation who valiantly served in Vietnam.
And while I was still in college when the troops started to come home . . . they have always had my deepest respect and appreciation for their noble, brave service to our beloved America . . . with heartfelt remembrance of their fallen comrades.
David G. Bancroft USA Patriotism! founder
Vietnam War Veterans
They took the oath to protect and defend their cherished USA knowing that they could be among the ones sent to a far away land with a dense unforgiving jungle filled with deadly animals and even worse, the Vietcong.
Proudly, these brave Americans fought for country's sake, limited to not crossing a line where true victory waited for the political will that never came, causing so many more to join the fallen, on their black memorial wall, and the wounded warriors paying the price for the rest of their lives.
These valiant troops deserved only thanks and praise from all their fellow citizens for what they did as ordered with the blame and disrespect going to the political leaders who sent them to Vietnam unwilling to do what FDR and Truman did in World War II.
Let there be no more American wars without victory and the troops coming first!
By David G. Bancroft Founder USA Patriotism! Copyright 2011 All Rights Reserved Listed June 30, 2011