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War Within War: Black Americans And The Vietnam Conflict

James Maycock, The Guardian, 15 September 2001

The Vietnam war saw countless numbers of America's young men – both black and white – thrown into combat. They were there to fight the Vietcong but, as tension grew in their ranks, they turned on each other. James Maycock reports on how racism, prejudice – and Black Power – were transposed to the battlefield

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