Truth is stranger than fiction!
Near the end of the Vietnam War I had the opportunity to perform for troops stationed in Vietnam on a USO Tour, but it never happened! President Nixon told General Westmoreland to make sure I was booked for the USO Tour of December in 1972. However, the road to peace would require the massive bombing of Hanoi by B-52 Bombers. The airstrike lasted for eight full days and became known as the Christmas Bombings. It was the most intense bombing campaign of the Vietnam War. The President’s strategy worked: the peace treaty was signed, and our troops began to come home. There was no need for Bob Hope and the beauties that accompanied him on the annual Christmas USO show.
Recently I announced my support for our bombers, and all the Armed Forces that are finding themselves deep in the wallows of this quagmire with dire situations and mortal combat…
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