Humor In History

On this page I will occasionally place some funny or ironic moments in the history of the 20th Century.

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Blogs by Irv said...

At a news conference in 1964 Secretary of
Defense Robert McNamara said that
the United States had no plans to send
combat troops into Vietnam. When
asked whether the United States
intended to increase its activities in
Vietnam, he replied, "Wait and see."
By 1969, more than 500,000 American
troops were in South Vietnam.
It was a good thing that the U.S. did
not plan to send these troops, just
think of how many millions of troops
would have been there if it was