So a photo of a missile passing underneath a figher is more "hair raising" than a photo of a naked screaming child running from a napalmed village? What an interesting perspective, especially concerning a war fought to ensure that VietNam would remain a French colonial dominion suitable for continued exploitation. Oh, but wait: we were told it was a fight against "communism" so that's all right then....

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