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Title: net Vietnam Veteran Survived Four Combat Tours | Full Interview
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Published: Nov 25, 2022
Author: The Vietnam Experience
Post Date: 2023-11-10 21:29:09 by BTP Holdings
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Bob Martin enlisted in the Army in 1963, did four tours in Vietnam, earned a Silver Star, three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star with “V”; survived combat operations with the 1st Cavalry Division in 1965, a stint walking point with a recon platoon in the 101st Airborne Division, a tour advising with Special Forces, and another carrying out search-and-destroy missions with the 173rd Airborne. After the war, he stayed in the Army and retired in 1983.

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I knew a guy in 26th Infantry who was in the invasion of Cambodia. He always carried extra frags.

He told me at night they would camp off the trail and set up Claymores along the trail.

One night an NVA patrol came past. The guy on the switch for the Claymores was asleep. He just started throwing frags.

He was awarded a South Vietnamese medal for killing Communists but he never picked it up. :-/

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke

BTP Holdings  posted on  2023-11-10   22:22:06 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: BTP Holdings (#0)

It is a noble thing to kill small yellow people for banal middle-aged bureaucrats a day's flight away.

Almost as noble, but not quite, is to bomb their infrastructure to smithereens while poisoning their farm fields.


USA! USA! USA! Bringing you democracy, or else! there were strains of VD that were incurable, and they were first found in the Philippines and then transmitted to the Korean working girls via US military. The 'incurables' we were told were first taken back to a military hospital in the Philippines to quietly die. – 4um

NeoconsNailed  posted on  2023-11-10   22:51:03 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

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