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US, Vietnam Commemorate Different Outcomes of War

Vietnamese and Americans both commemorated the Vietnam War on Thursday with two very different ceremonies in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. In the morning Thursday, groups of Vietnamese dressed as laborers, farmers, and soldiers paraded outside of the Reunification Palace, where the arrival of communist tanks marked the end of fighting 40 years ago. In the afternoon, the U.S. consulate dedicated a plaque to Charles McMahon and Darwin Judge, both Marines and the last...

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