The war in South Vietnam ground on, and the Viet Cong was making serious headway.
The anti-war movement, which was particularly strong on college campuses, divided Americans bitterly. Human Rights Watch and others described the measures as being illegal under the Geneva Conventions. Mission's Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, Barry Zorthianto advise MACV commander, General William Westmoreland on public affairs matters and who had a theoretical responsibility under the ambassador for the development of all information policy.
He sent his blitzkrieg-bent legions blazing across Europe, bringing havoc and Holocaust in his wake. Nixon ended draft calls inand instituted an all-volunteer army the following year.
The American public was also dissatisfied with the course of events in South Vietnam. During the engagement, men and officers, under the command of Colonel J. Lockwood asserted that the survivors were Japanese soldiers who had turned machine-gun and rifle fire on the Wahoo after she surfaced, and that such resistance was common in submarine warfare.
Goya, for instance, has sometimes served him as an inspiration. The pursuit of this widened war has narrowed domestic welfare programs, making the poor, white and Negro, bear the heaviest burdens both at the front and at home.
While fighting was limited to ground action on Jolo, use of naval gunfire contributed significantly to the overwhelming firepower brought to bear against the Moros.
American columns marched across the island, destroying homes and shooting people and draft animals. Gulf of Tonkin A coup by some of his own generals succeeded in toppling and killing Diem and his brother, Ngo Dinh Nhu, in Novemberthree weeks before Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.