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1969 marked the beginning of the end of American involvement in Vietnam. President Richard Nixon announced he would begin withdrawing troops from South Vietnam. Rather than pursuing total victory the U.S. would gradually leave and hand over the war to the South Vietnamese. “Peace with honor” became the new motto.

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D-Day at 75: Remembering the day that turned the tide
Seventy-five years ago tens of thousands of American, British and Canadian troops stormed the German-held beaches of Normandy in the largest seaborne invasion in history. Thousands died, and thousands more were wounded.

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