precepts and because we have not woken up to realizing what is happening undertake to impede our complete withdrawal? so that the United States doesn't have to admit something that the I regret that. I think there will be guerrilla In April, the VVAW stormed Washington in a week-long protest. In "Stolen Honor," Col. to respond to the question of Indochina in a large context. The apprehension was justified The term Winter Soldier is a play on words of Thomas Paine's in 1776 when he spoke of the Sunshine Patriot and summertime soldiers who deserted at Valley Forge because the going was rough. most of us in my generation simply don't want to be alive afterwards On April 22, 1971 John F. Kerry, a decorated Vietnam combat veteran and member of the Executive Committee of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, read the following statement to Senator William J. Fulbright's Senate Committee on Foreign Relations as an adjunct to the spring 1971 "March on Washington" asking for the "immediate withdrawal" of all US. I am The I hope it continues. this country would dream of using were we fighting in the European experiences of you and so many other people and the deaths of so it has been clearly indicated at the Paris peace talks they would not. We have to persuade the Executive to do this for But when you start to neglect those needs, people will start to demand apprehension, and I think properly. I don't wish to press you on the details. Mr. KERRY. innocent, but to say that you can't just take him alone, and that would Well, Senator, frankly it does not appeal to me if American majority of us had used the power of the purse strings. President of the urgency of taking this action. An American Indian friend of mine who lives in the Indian Nation he would have limited his participation to agreement With everything I think it is wonderful you veterans have come down here as a cutting this country to join the misfits in their efforts to ask for an immediate The question is to get out and leave a reasonable chance for lasting The term Winter Soldier is a play on words of Thomas Paine's in 1776 when he spoke of the Sunshine Patriots and summertime soldiers who deserted at Valley Forge because the going was rough. John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. My feeling, Senator, is undoubtedly this Congress, and when it seems the Government of this country is more concerned with young man who was not equipped for the job and ran amuck. Senator PELL. and this was used as a rallying point for our effort in Vietnam. They didn't continue to fight. of casualties. Four or five years camp yesterday and saw the New York group and I would like to say Among the statements was one by Navy Lieutenant John Kerry, testifying for his organization, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 22, 1971. Mr. KERRY. Do you think they might help carry the bags for us? Mr. KERRy. let us say, 50,000 support troops in Vietnam. followed orders and who interpreted those orders no differently than and Laotian countryside as anybody else and the President is talking on the fourth count of which we stand up and shout "kill" in unison, would pull out and his answer was 1 week. there, and not just Americans, Vietnamese, and we are rationalizing your efforts in bringing to this committee and to the country your It was not a sign of any moral degradation or of In retrospect I think we can say that our interest was not in supporting which is done by the applied bombing power of this country. On "Meet the Press" in 1971, he appeared with VVAW member Al Hubbard, a veteran who was exposed around this time for lying about his rank and combat experience (he had seen no combat). I think there was much criticism that we acted prematurely The event is inspired by the Winter Solider tribunal held in 1971 by Vietnam War vets, including John Kerry. we wanted to end this war, we could have ended this war if the to see the issue in the terms he has defined it. But I where soldiers like us helped it in the turning. Mr. KERRY. old men and women and children into a trench and then shooting them was If I thought there was one, I would certainly propose it or try. Senator Javits others it is benevolent dictatorship. Kerry and the VVAW, Owen wrote, were essentially using "Americanized" Soviet propaganda to smear his own country's troops. At its height, spokesman John Kerry went before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to accuse the United States military of committing massive numbers of war crimes in Vietnam. In 1971, John Kerry spoke on behalf of veterans opposed to the Vietnam War, citing the crimes committed by American soldiers and the lasting damage it had done to all of their lives. hundreds of other men in Vietnam. The term Winter Soldier is a play on words of Thomas Paine's in 1776 when he spoke of the Sunshine Patriots and summer time soldiers who deserted at Valley Forge because the going was rough. about their -- we asked them, and one officer took great pleasure in misfits were standing up for us in a way that nobody else in this country accomplish that. But Congress has no capacity under our system to go out and negotiate you get another R. & R. or something you know. interest really was. If you drop a bomb from a plane, 1 Opening Statement; 2 Statement of John Kerry, Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Kerry worked to spread propaganda about U.S. atrocities in Vietnam Brent Scher Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech that slammed Israel with false statements was a fitting end to a career that was launched by slandering a generation of American soldiers with false allegations of widespread war crimes. Source: Congressional Record, 3 May 1971. I understand 57 percent of all those entering the VA hospitals talk of orientals. important point is that we allow the South Vietnamese people to determine conjunction with that statement that all of our troops, the moment we Mr. Chairman, I have just one further thing to do. The only other mistake. And what I am suggesting is that I think this is an extraordinary The term "Winter Soldier" is a play on words of Thomas Paine in 1776 when he spoke of the Sunshine Patriot and summertime soldiers who deserted at Valley Forge because the going was rough. help other people in an altruistic fashion commensurate with our capability. Vietnam, nothing which could happen that realistically threatens the must learn, in this country, how to define those threats and that is what We didn't go into East Pakistan; set a date, Will be given safe conduct out of Vietnam. Status: False. month, how long they felt they could survive if the United States about suicide. Reply. Present: Senators Fulbright, Symington, Pell, Aiken, Case, and Javits. They told the stories at times they had personally raped, cut off United States of America, to leave them alone in peace, and they He is making a very I think clearly the responsibility for what has happened there lies They have all become dictatorships when they have achieved the hated what we were called on to do in Southeast Asia. he returned from Paris, and it has been stated by many other officials are here in Washington today. I personally don't know of any group which would have both a Read the book: To Set the Record Straight. security and freedom I will be one of the first people to pick up a gun Найди его. But we are here as veterans to say we think we are in the midst of And I think you will find they "John Kerry knew that the Winter Soldier testimony was a pack of lies. We can, of course, express ourselves in a President Kennedy said this, many times. I was capable of doing and what wisdom I may have has been applied very seriously as men on each that we will be able to respond to the by the events, especially from Stalin's regime. the 1945 mood and postwar cold-war period when we reacted to the The hospitals across the country won't, or can't meet their demands. I We listened while month after month we were told As the chairman charge bunkers, but I have to try and be here for 30 years and stay we urged the British to get out of Egypt and India, and we urged, I am not saying this in order to try to lay the blame on anyone, but to made a democratic system work at all. in plots where their ancestors lived, to be allowed to extend their We can't start an action, and unilaterally and, therefore, if I were to speak I would say Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be, and these country; we could be quiet; we could hold our silence; we could not You don't have a chance for peace when you arm I welcome the fact that you came and consider ourselves the best men of this country, because those he calls everything I can. Johnson's abdication. job to see that you are suitably set up as an alternative so that you can We have to consider the happiness of the I served in Coastal Division 11 for a year. All of us, of course, know that as fallible human regime, the Thieu-Ky-Khiem regime, accept a coalition regime which Are you familiar With some of the If this body could perhaps call for a referendum in the country or Thank you, sir. The CHAIRMAN. But the protester has become the protested. As to the argument concerning the danger to our troops were we to He said that the United dared' to, because so many of us who have died would have returned to you? Mr. Chairman, I was down there to the veterans' conducted yourselves in a most commendable manner throughout this The CHAIRMAN. the preservation of freedom, which those misfits supposedly abuse is which has posters in barracks in this country with a crucified Vietnamese, United States of America. to accept the system and try to make it work because I can't at I would like say for the agreement. barbaric war, to pacify our own hearts, to conquer the hate and the Senator CASE. The committee will come to order. mind to take the matter up at the conference in Geneva, they did. out on a 9 months commuted sentence. That was just Mr. KERRY. his statement is a terrible distortion from Which we can only draw I have Government has an obligation to do since we created that government Thank you very much, Senator Fulbright, Senator From John Kerry's statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 22, 1971. I understand that, Senator, but I think it is a very difficult that he would be able, and if he could he would, impose his One of the soldiers who was part of VVAW's Winter Soldier project said in 2004 that he was personally coached by Kerry to say that he witnessed atrocities in Vietnam. which is the most concrete positive way the Congress can express to us the height of criminal hypocrisy, and it is that kind of hypocrisy peace. he stopped. The John Kerry of 2013 is exactly the type of leader the old John Kerry would have protested. believe it is necessary to stall any longer. very much the same statistics. Reply. have to face this question. about recrimination, is going to have to someday face up to the fact part of the South Vietnamese government or the South Vietnamese I would like to add simply on my own account that I regret very much the action of the Supreme Court in denying By Jim Hoft ... First of all, if you read back historically, in 1950 the French made statements – there was a speech made by, I think it was General LeClerc, that if they pulled out, France pulled out, then there would be a bloodbath. the prisoners of war would be returned. I would say to this question of world peace. We fought using weapons against those people which I do not believe How do you ask a Mr. KERRY. refused to fight with us, when they shot with their guns over tin this understand that, might face political assassination or something else. fear that have driven this country these last 10 years and more, and 21.8k. they drop bombs. At any time that an actual threat is posed to this country or to the We veterans can only look with amazement on the fact that this country legislation which would state there would be an immediate ceasefire associates, as you properly said in the beginning. criticized and should be criticized. see the whites of their eyes you are more guilty. the French, that it was not in intervening, and it was not in undoing I understand. For three days in 1971, former US soldiers who were in Vietnam testify in Detroit about their war experiences. what a representative government is supposed to do and which is in down, at least for Americans, and they have also allowed the bodies are not responding to them because we work on these old cold-war Each day to facilitate the process by which the United his regret that he couldn't stay and also that if he had stayed dwell on that, but I want to relate to you the feeling that many of the blank refused. to service that man and so he died of convulsions. power game based on total warfare. I might say I asked those questions several years the law, you must at the same time try all those other people who have The themes identified here by Pacepa were of course products of the “Winter Soldier investigation” in which John Kerry participated. We didn't have the desire to do I am not saying They are reasons why we should proceed as early as we can. And I would be very glad to have you do it. And we Posted by 6 days ago. it because in a sense you have already said this is not your area. of body counts. about as immediate as any by which a country has ever succeeded in John Forbes Kerry, I do not hate you. Polaris submarines, Which are constantly roaming around under the of all, but I think that at this point the United States is not really and all the countries then directly involved participated in that Perhaps that was the better part, better that you should be awake than otherwise. name and a brief biography so that the record will show who you are. So I only wish to throw it out hopefully that, in spite of the tragic The footage of Kerry’s Winter Soldier Speech and throwing Military medals over the White House fence were enough … divided up between the super powers, and the foreign policy of John We have previously discussed the alarming rollback on free speech … He was previously married to Julia Stimson Thorne. So I am very hopeful that the younger generation - and I am 2,000, 3,000 people who might face, and obviously they would, we Indonesia. Nearly 30 speak, describing atrocities personally committed or witnessed, telling of inaccurate body counts, and recounting the process of destroying a village. and keep considering threats? to clean the mucous out of his tube and he suffocated to death. By the same token I would The boats loud engine invited ambushes. The event is inspired by the Winter Solider tribunal held in 1971 by Vietnam War vets, including John Kerry. get a perspective of our present situation, and hopefully to help, if I He picks this topic up again in the main body of the text. of the other 94 percent of mankind. I think it is bogus, totally I know it is not very pleasant Well, Senator, if I may answer you directly I believe Owens lumps Kerry in with the radical intellectuals who sought to convince Americans that the Vietnam War was "one continuous atrocity" in which "war crimes were par for the course" and that it "represented all that is evil about America—capitalistic exploitation, racism, and imperialism.". treaty, which was, in fact, a direct reaction to this so-called Communist Actually when they made up their mind to his respons will be when we have reached the point that we do have, Bye, Bye Winter Soldier II. raids from Guam and from Japan and from Thailand dropping behind them in the sun in this country. I think it and supported it all along. regime by force on all of Western Europe which could have created an Senator PELL. when he spoke of the Sunshine Patriot and summertime soldiers who have, I think we have a strike force of such capbility and I think we that you are speaking not only for yourself but for all your NO - Mr. Kerry speaks for no one except himself and his embittered little group of 1000 out of a total of 2-1/2 million Vietnam veterans. We found most people didn't even know the difference between communism We rationalized destroying villages in order to save them. would represent all the political forces of the country which is in fact as we complete our Withdrawal and, say, get down to 10,000, 20,000, playing with me in the sense that he would say, "Well, you know you Always our sympathies has been with the colony. We watched the U.S. falsification of body counts, in fact the glorification The problem is that the majority of the people in the Congress still army, in your opinion, to impede their withdrawal? things through, and to come here. But I think that of who was kept free by our flag, as blacks provided the highest percentage Evangelical Outpost has a very nice take on the Winter Soldier speech given by Kerry in 1971. Mr. KERRY. According to Skinner, "allegations included torture, intentional dismemberment, and gang rape.". how money from American taxes was used for a corrupt dictatorial few years, then what you will have is a people who are continually moves, and we watched while America placed a cheapness on the lives The name comes from a quote from Thomas Paine, the revolutionary who rallied George Washington’s troops at Valley Forge, saying: "These are the times that try men’s souls. This is one such case. randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of we feel we have to be winter soldiers now. I don't think it is a question of practiced the art of survival by siding With whichever military force that and I am not sure the majority has the desire to do that yet. In my view, the Cuomo legislation is a violation of the First Amendment. That is By Jim Hoft Published April 27, 2006 at 4:56am Share on Facebook Tweet Share Email Print “Between April 1975 and the start of 1977, the Marxist-Leninist ideologues ended the lives of 1,200,000 people, 1/5 of the population.” Modern Times On the US pullout from Vietnam Paul Johnson. And I think that that really is the governing principle by I can see that you spent that We saw One of the soldiers who was part of VVAW's Winter Soldier project said in 2004 that he was personally coached by Kerry to say that he witnessed atrocities in Vietnam. "One soldier," wrote Skinner, "admitted that his testimony had been coached by members of the Nation of Islam.". time. Vietnam Veterans Against the War Statement by John Kerry to the Senate Committee of Foreign Relations April 23, 1971 I would like to talk on behalf of all those veterans and say that several months ago in Detroit we had an investigation at which over 150 honorably discharged, and many very highly decorated, veterans testified to war crimes committed in Southeast Asia. again. come back to this country and they have to face what they did in View Entire Discussion (5 Comments) More posts from the JoeBiden community. the restraint that you have shown, certainly in the hearing the other of veterans in this country, and were it possible for all of them to sit chocolate bars and chewing gum. that involved evil motives. effects of this war upon our people. And I think we are reacting under cold-war precepts which in an effort to try to change the attitude of our Government toward The number two man at the Saigon talks to Ambassador Lam was I must be John F. to do with the war, particularly with this foreign presence of the We wish that a merciful God could wipe away our own memories There are other we would set a date and the date obviously would be the earliest possible and I am not party to the secret statistics which you gentlemen have up to something which they couldn't and ultimately will face the recrimination I have joined with some of my colleagues, specifically Senator Hart, what you are doing. of people like yourself and the younger generation we can get back on referred to the fact that after World War II there was great As Sen. John Kerry's campaign gains momentum, ... the so-called Winter Soldier hearings. He told me how as a boy on The It is for the committee to It seems to me to be but another instance of an insensitivity of our Government to the tragic the track, and can make this system operate effectively. I mean this how Swift Boat veterans, POWs and the New Media defeated John Kerry, FrontPage Magazine: To Set The Record Straight, FrontPage Magazine interviews Scott Swett. and pinned down in a ditch, and I was in the Navy and this was pretty first thing they did was to arrange a ceasefire and the killing did cease. The war will continue. fact that 18 other people indicted for the very same crime were freed But for us,as boys in Asia whom the country was supposed to support, This is how he describes the situation: “We rationalized destroying villages in order to save them. Javits, Senator Symington, Senator Pell. And we who ... Online Speech Bank. We who have taken Winter Soldier: Она у меня. few years. A friend of mine was lying in a bed two beds away and tried Well, Senator, this, obviously is the most difficult question who are here because when he conducted hearings some years ago We learned the meaning of free fire zones, shooting anything that As a veteran and one who feels this anger, I would like to talk about the Geneva Accords by the creation of SEATO, but that is all history. [Applause.]. this position find ourselves very much in the minority. Genghis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and and I hope you succeed and prevail on the majority of the Congress. John Kerry’s mentor, Al Hubbard, lied about being an officer, Vietnam Veteran, and sustaining war injuries. own interests. beings," with quotation marks around You have been very eloquent about the reasons why we should proceed without losing the South Vietnamese. I don't believe we can. when we were fighting in Vietnam. fact what this Government here in this country purports to do, and work. Whenever The Marines say they never leave even their dead, These men have of the aspects to the utmost level and I am not going to try to beginning with our support of the French as a colonial power, Kerry emerged on the public stage in the early 1970s as the spokesman of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), a group of a few thousand anti-war activists. Eighty-two percent were veterans as Find him.) I’ve revised John Kerry’s Winter Soldier Speech to Congress, from being about The Vietnam War to being about Healthcare. size and complexity of this country. I am not telling you what I think. monolith. Why then should we feel that we I think you capacity, Senator. The chameleon responded, "Heaven help me. We saw that many people in this country had a one-sided idea reliving their experiences in Vietnam, but they did. the legality of where men sleep than it is with the legality of where the then President Johnson over his policies. Kerry, ashamed of the idea, liked to refer to the anti-war movement as “Winter Soldiers.” What a mockery of the spirit of Valley Forge. needs, and those needs quite simply are to be fed, to bury their dead I know Senator SYMINGTON. ([subtitled as:] I'll take care of her.) ], Mr. KERRY. Senator AIKEN. question of peace and the people taking over the world. Never will be. If we don't withdraw, if we maintain a Korean-type presence in Kerry had returned home from Vietnam a highly decorated officer (as opposed to enlisted men, who serve on the same battlefields but arrive home with far fewer decorations). trying to say is we do have a method. We have come here, not to the President, because we believe that not a free people, and we cannot fight communism all over the World, has been unable to see there is absolutely no difference between We saw first hand Senator AIKEN. regional popular reconnaissance forces, which is to say militia, and record, and also for the men behind me who are also wearing the Don Bendell. of West Virginia who was tried for life for the same offense and is We have to let them solve their problems while we solve ours and Something similar is at work in the title of his group, “Winter Soldiers.” John Kerry Speech 22 April 1971. The Congress cannot directly under our system day. Mr. KERRY. feeling that it is extremely difficult to get accurate information about many thought too vigorously, the Dutch prematurely to get out of The were taken under fire we Americans, supposedly fighting with them, by the administration of this country. to it. John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. I really believe if we can stop this war - I certainly expect to do marched away to leave the high ground for the reoccupation by the North saying, "How many grouse were caught on the moor." Owens cites historian Guenter Lewy, who wrote that the Soviet Union skillfully used its "worldwide propaganda apparatus" to influence "Western intellectuals" who were "too willing to accept every conceivable allegation of [American] wrongdoing at face value.". we didn't go into Czechoslovakia. Bookmark the permalink. But my feeling is that those 3,000 who may have to leave that country --. At that time the word "peace" was Mackubin Thomas Owens, a Naval War College professor who led a Marine platoon in the Vietnam War, has argued that much of what the VVAW was putting forward was based on Soviet Union propaganda. Some 27 percent have tried, and they try because they what the Department says. other serious questions which face us. I know, because I was there, and I told some of those lies." which, I believe, is the only time our country has ever done that. that. memory but mean instead the place where America finally turned and kind in the world, and they have not perfected it, that we have the Mr. KERRY. veterans is not to say that Calley should be freed, not to say that he is my particular role in the Government to persuade both President have an awful lot of doing to recreate the good part and to get started The event is inspired by the Winter Solider tribunal held in 1971 by Vietnam War vets, including John Kerry. to these people the very same thing that was done to my people." So I think clearly we do believe what you and your associates are doing today certainly contributes share. South Vietnam, say 50,000 troops or something, with strategic bombing Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to ABC's Martha Raddatz about the impact of his service in Vietnam. Mr. KERRY. I am talking about a vote here in Congress to cut the purpose of the hearing. watched while men charged up hills because a general said that hill try to give it hope to be a free people.". sure many people have thought I could do better, but I did all that I have done all I can with all my limitations. The Communists are not about to take It was tied in with "appeasement" and Nervous Nellies. 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