Posted by: Chris Kretz | June 8, 2009

In the World: Vietnam Troop Redeployment Announced

Sunday, June 8, 1969

Talks are held on Midway Island in the Pacific between President Richard Nixon and South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu. Speaking to the press early in the day, Nixon announced that some 25,000 U.S. troops would begin to be redeployed from Vietnam within the next 30 days.

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