South Viet Nam: Search for Answers

The last time U.S. Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara visited South Viet Nam, the Viet Cong Communists posted a crude wooden sign in the Mekong Delta: "That Man McNamara Stay Out of Viet Nam." Last week, as McNamara headed back to Viet Nam, the

Reds may have tried to make their warning more emphatic. Only hours before McNamara's arrival, a Boeing 707 jet approaching Saigon's airport was winged by a .30-cal. bullet that punctured an oil line, forcing the craft to land on three engines. Playing it safe, McNamara's silver Air Force jet...

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