VIET NAM: Forgotten Victims of the War

IN the highlands of South Viet Nam, the sun rises not blood red as on the coastal plains but molten white as it burns its way through the gray mists that linger in the valleys and shroud the jagged, jungled mountains. It is a land of long rains, chill winds and primitive Montagnard* tribesmen, who have coexisted comfortably with the elements for centuries. But the Montagnards have not been able to cope with the Viet Nam War. No matter how it ends or when, it will count the friendly, dark-skinned hill people among its most tragic victims. A cease-fire would...

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