Category: Vietnam

At the age of 16, Mark Whalberg served 45 days in prison for…

At the age of 16, Mark Whalberg served 45 days in prison for attempted murder after beating a middle-aged Vietnamese man to unconscious while calling him “Vietnamese f**king sh*t”.

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The Vietnam War is known in Vietnam as the American War….

The Vietnam War is known in Vietnam as the American War. source

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Former Prime Minister of Vietnam moved to Orange County after…

Former Prime Minister of Vietnam moved to Orange County after the war, where he opened and ran a liquor store. source

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When U.S. soldiers encountered the Tokay gecko in the jungles…

When U.S. soldiers encountered the Tokay gecko in the jungles of Vietnam during the Vietnam war, they found its mating call sounded similar to the phrase “fuck you” — giving it the informal name “fuck-you lizard”. source

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In 1975, $10 million worth of Huey helicopters had to be…

In 1975, $10 million worth of Huey helicopters had to be pushed off the flight deck of the USS Midway and into the sea to make way for the emergency landing of an aircraft with Vietnamese evacuees on board.