Strait On–America’s Changing Lifestyles, Part 5: A lost generation

Photo FileRusty Strait Vietnam: A general’s legacy ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter Gen. Dwight Eisenhower brought us victory over the Nazis in Europe. He ended the Korean War, and most believe that his administration was a peaceful one. Also, you may have thought that our war with Vietnam was the only one. But wait a minute—a conflict had been raging between the French and North Vietnam since 1946. It was known as the Indochina War. The French defeat at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 brought about peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland, resulting in the Geneva Accords. The country of Vietnam was divided. The north was led by Ho Chi

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