William Westmoreland Quotes

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Born: March 26, 1914, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Charleston, South Carolina, USA, July 18, 2005
Occupation: Military commander

1.
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
- William Westmoreland

2.
President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.
- William Westmoreland

3.
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
- William Westmoreland

4.
War is fear cloaked in courage.
- William Westmoreland

5.
We had the best food any battlefield ever had.
- William Westmoreland

6.
We were succeeding. When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition. We were winning.
- William Westmoreland

7.
When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care - and to the mail.
- William Westmoreland

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