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War in Afghanistan: 17 Years Later - NowThis World
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The Afghan war was enormously popular when it began on a fall Sunday eight and a half years ago. Less than a month had passed since the September 11 attacks, and President Bush could draw on deep wells of support when he ordered air strikes against Kabul, Jalalabad and the Taliban stronghold at Kandahar. By mid-November American forces had driven the Taliban from the capital; at month's end Kandahar was in the U. No one proclaimed "Mission Accomplished," but they might as well have. Surely, it seemed, this would be a brief campaign. The Al Qaeda are gone.
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Twenty-one-year-old Steven A. It was after returning to the U. Strapped to a gurney in a retrofitted bus, Wowwk and other wounded servicemen felt excitement at being back on American soil. But looking out the window and seeing civilians stop to watch the small convoy of hospital-bound vehicles, his excitement turned to confusion. A group of amputee Vietnam veterans talk together at a hospital in San Francisco, California, The Vietnam War claimed the lives of more than 58, American service members and wounded more than , And for the men who served in Vietnam and survived unspeakable horrors, coming home offered its own kind of trauma.
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