If I remember correctly, the first self-immolation was by an
elderly German-Jewish refugee from Hitler in the United States. I
kept her picture clipped from a newspaper pasted to my study wall
until we moved to a retirement home last year. I'm sure someone
can trace her name.
> radman says:
> If anybody should get a memorial for anything for the Vietnam War, I
> believe it should be to honor those who laid down their lives (on both
> sides) via self-immolation. These are truly "sacrifices that should be
> honored", above and beyond any other group, in my opinion. Anyone have
> statistics on numbers? There were quite a few. Any recommended resources?
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