How did they treat soldiers from returning home from the Vietnam war?

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They were spit on and called "baby killers" and "war mongers" along with murderers. Some hippies burned the American flag in protest to the war. The hippies often taunted the soldiers and blamed them for the war by saying if it wasn't for them fighting, the war could have been avoided.
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