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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
What is a True Personal Story of Yours that People Have a Hard Time Believing?
Control Tower at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon after the Tet Offensive - Photo by Anthony G. Borra
a layover weather delay in route from Washington National to Houston I
began a conversation with a Vietnamese gentleman who was also delayed.
We had common interests in business and as former soldiers.
the course of our conversation I learned he was an executive with a
casino operation in the US and had immigrated in the late 70's from
We further established that we had been on opposite
sides of the US/Vietnam conflict and had more than likely been firing
our weapons at each other during the Tet Offensive in January of 1968.
We both had too many details of the battle near Tan Son Nhut Air Base for it to be any form of coincidence.