Gen. William C. Westmoreland, commander of U.S. Forces in South Vietnam, stands beneath a three combat-ready Hawk anti-aircraft missiles at Da Nang, Vietnam, in this 1965 photo.
Gen. William C. Westmoreland, commander of U.S. Forces in South Vietnam, stands beneath a three combat-ready Hawk anti-aircraft missiles at Da Nang, Vietnam, in this 1965 photo. File photo/AP
Gen. William C. Westmoreland, commander of U.S. Forces in South Vietnam, stands beneath a three combat-ready Hawk anti-aircraft missiles at Da Nang, Vietnam, in this 1965 photo. File photo/AP

William Westmoreland: A Southern gentleman in Vietnam

January 21, 2016 12:47 PM