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Fact vs. fiction: By B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley The stereotypes are wrong. Let's look at the facts, starting with who actually served in Vietnam. The image of those who fought in Vietnam is one of poorly educated, reluctant draftees -- predominantly poor whites and minorities. But in reality, only one-third of Vietnam-era veterans entered the military through the draft, far lower than the 66 percent drafted in World War II.
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Date Posted 05 Mar 2003