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Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:32 PM

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 23, 1961

James Davis of Livingston, TN, was killed by the Viet Cong, the insurgents in South Vietnam, and became the first of some 58M U.S. soldiers killed during the Vietnam War. Lyndon Johnson later referred to him as “the first American to fall in defense of our freedom in Vietnam.” Over two million Vietnamese would die before the end of the war. http://bit.ly/YBSNY1

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