Uwe Siemon-Netto

Uwe Siemon-Netto, PhD.

Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto, born in 1936, is the executive director of the Center for Lutheran Theology and Public Life based Capistrano Beach, Cal. He is also a regular contributor to English and German-language publications. Dr. Siemon-Netto, a native of Leipzig, has been an international journalist for 53 years. In mid-career, he turned to theology, earning his M.A. from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and his Ph.D. degree in theology and sociology of religion from Boston University. His published works include The Acquittal of God, A Theology for Vietnam Veterans; The Fabricated Luther, a refutation of the stereotype that Luther was Hitler’s progenitor; and One Incarnate Truth, The Christian Answer to Postmodern Confusion.

Đức Bà TỪ CUNG Đoan Huy Hoàng Thái Hậu (Dowager Queen Tu Cung, mother of Emperor Bao Dai) – Perry Kretz and Uwe Siemon-Netto visit in 1972
Perry Kretz, General Bui The Lan, Uwe Siemon-Netto

President Richard M. Nixon later cited my report about this incident in his book, The Real War. 
So pardon my vanity if I quote a United States President quoting me: Nixon wrote: 
“…German journalist Uwe Siemon-Netto provided a vivid illustration of how communist guerilla groups use terrorism to effect their purpose. 
Siemon-Netto, who accompanied a South Vietnamese battalion to a large village the Vietcong had raided in 1965, reported: 
"Dangling from the trees and poles in the village square were the village chief, his wife, and their twelve children, the males, including a baby…"

The Wrong Side Won - Vietnam Veterans for Factual History Blog

The Persistence of Memory

Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto wrote several articles on the famous Wall Street Journal newspaper:

General Giap's Death and the Vietnam War Revisited

The Tet Offensive and Press Conduct

Debating Fake News and the Tet Offensive

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