February 22, 1979 - The Chinese Excursion Into Vietnam
By Gordonskene February 22, 2011 3:45 pm
News of the Day for February 22, 1979 - The Chinese invasion of Vietnam and growing fear of its escalation. The Soviet Union massing troops on the China/Mongolia border according to Japanese news sources. Iran frees former Marine hostage after six days captivity. Police on Strike in New Orleans - another day in paradise.