I have read a lot of the testimonies on the Vietnam Veterans Home Page
You will understand it was a whole new world to me (I was born in '56, in Belgium, 'nough said).
For whatever reason they went there (and without condemning those who didn't, a priori), I developed a deep respect for those thousands of men and women who sacrificed so much.
The greatest lesson that any war can teach us, I think, is that those testimonies also made me respect their adversaries, for exactly the same reasons. I don't say this to hurt your feelings, far from it. I only hope it hurts the feelings of all the so-called leaders of this world.
Thank you for the link.