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Still a hero 50 years later: 1st Lt. Robert S. Byrnes


U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert S. Byrnes was killed in action on Feb. 9, 1968, during the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War. One month prior, on January 24, 1968, Robert was married… Continue reading

These Were The First Two Americans Killed in the Vietnam Conflict


Widespread attention towards U.S. involvement in Vietnam may not have hit many televisions and media outlets before 1965, but U.S. advisors were arriving, almost silently, in Southeast Asia. The U.S. military advisory effort… Continue reading