Vedení republiky vyzvalo obyvatele, aby "nekladli odpor." "Obrana je nemožná," konstatovali představitelé státu. Až na několik odvážných lidí, kteří na tanky házeli zápalné lahve, se tím všichni řídili.
Private First Class James Anderson, Jr (January 22, 1947 - February 28, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism while serving in Vietnam in February 1967. When his Medal of Honor was awarded on August 21, 1968, he became the first African-American U.S. Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor... .
August 21, 1968 James Anderson, Jr. posthumously received the Medal of Honor, America’s highest military decoration, for heroism while serving in Vietnam, making him the first African American United States Marine recipient of the medal.
ATSF 355 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) GE U28CG at Argentine, Kansas -- Santa Fe U28CG 355 stubs its toe on a switch outside the Argentine Shops on August 21, 1968. Argentine derrick 199792 comes to the rescue. Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) Locomotive: GE U28CG Location: Argentine, Kansas, USA Locomotive #: ATSF 355 Train ID: none Photo Date: August 21, 1968