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William Westmoreland – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by William Westmoreland

 

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


War is fear cloaked in courage.

– William Westmoreland


We had the best food any battlefield ever had.

– William Westmoreland


When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care – and to the mail.

– William Westmoreland


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


The military don’t start wars. Politicians start wars.

– William Westmoreland


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

– William Westmoreland