“I didn’t know one GI in Vietnam who was a zealous anti-communist. Just about every one of us merely…”

“I didn’t know one GI in Vietnam who was a zealous anti-communist. Just about every one of us merely wanted to put in our time and get home alive. I was lucky and did just that. But today, I’m not certain if I did the right thing by going to Vietnam. I did nothing I’m ashamed of. But I didn’t have to go, and I took part in a war that probably should not have been fought.”

Marc Leepson (via vietnamwarera)