Monday, May 9, 2016
From The Chronicle, Forgotten Hero
Donald W. Duncan, a Green Beret master sergeant who came home from Vietnam a disillusioned hero in 1965 and became a leading early opponent of U.S. involvement in a war he called illegal, barbaric and unwinnable, died in a small town in the Midwest seven years ago. He was 79. Mr. Duncan's daughters, Valerie Casey and Luise Wilson, confirmed last week that he died March 25, 2009, at a nursing home in Madison, Ind., an all-but-forgotten soldier. In an age of seeming information ubiquity, the news media will generally recall the lives of noteworthy people when they die. But Mr. Duncan had lived his last years in obscurity, and his death went largely unremarked upon in the wider world.
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Posted by Charles Deemer at 6:16 AM