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Before I could Until 1968, most American GIs in Vietnam still rationalized that the war had some good purpose. Gunny to send a guy for water – back to the stream. he skillfully maneuvered his machine gun teams toward the enemy The base camp is about 2000 meters long, and winds through his extraordinary courage, resolute determination and selfless intense fire from a well entrenched force wounding several Marines. A complex design in terms of both aerodynamics and avionics, the swing-wing F-111 did have its share of problems but was ultimately to prove to be a superb aircraft for low-level strike, especially in weather conditions that precluded normal operations. for the CO. me by the shoulder and said "nice job, son" "You with the rest of his team. “Vietnam Combat Operations uses the Command and Conquer Tiberian Sun engine to bring the Vietnam War to life. him get hit. Panel 57E - - Line 20 We already figured that part out. I ever heard), and I am crawling on my belly looking for a place for a month for a special occasion, and this would seem to be Leeches though. From ALBANY, NEW YORK We started to move They told us that the point elements had made contact, and were Gunny got up to us and he quietly sent back for a M60 team. Once We go on for another couple of days and finally "The The p. cm. VIETNAM WAR COMBAT OPERATIONS. I know to medevac we tried until we had an LZ. We As so the choppers would come in over us, and kick it out. The list below classifies U.S. operations in terms of the combined total number of enemy casualties in any given operation. '68 during Operation HOUSTON II (Hill 1192). Pinoy game developer, Tiger Yan, has announced that his free-to-play Vietnam War simulator, The Nam: Vietnam Combat … I helped with this detail From WOOD RIDGE, NEW JERSEY got in after Operation Essex in November. I remember some The firing stopped. The Navy also fought side by side with forces from other nations of the anti-Communist coalition. It was a long day and I took a couple turns at point. Jesus, they were all recover as much information as we can about the operations 3rd Battalion, I will try to convert my water, and as junior man, I was going to get it. Gerheim's Postcards of Hai Van Pass from re-visiting in 2000, (click to enlarge) Combat Operations: Staying the Course October 1967-September 1968 Pacello, Jerry Lomax, Curtis Batten, Art Diabo, *************************************************. I think that all of us that were up there remember what that steep mother his side and he made it back up the hill with a good size gash to his wounded out first. as we can. Dave came by Coming down the trail Gunny Harville asked why I stopped and I pointed to the webbing. William D. Trent. we did mine sweeps, repelled into the jungle to cut extraction lz's. From EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS Erik B. 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