In 1966 he had died heroically screaming “down with American Imperialists” and killing scores of Americans using a mine

In 1966 he had died heroically screaming “down with American Imperialists” and killing scores of Americans using a mine

A young Viet Cong soldier Nguyen Van Be became the focus, for debates on youth, heroism, and state policy throughout the course of the Vietnam War. The moment the story reached the media – ballets, poems, songs passionately flooded the country encouraging young men to enlist into the army. The extend of its publicity could be well imagined by the whopping thirty million leaflets, seven million cartoon leaflets, 465,000 posters, 175,000 copies of a special newspaper, 167,000 photographs, 10,000 song sheets that were published during the time. Continue reading In 1966 he had died heroically screaming “down with American Imperialists” and killing scores of Americans using a mine