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Jim Montalban 14-Jun-2016 20:28
I was attached to Delta Co. 3rd MPs I lived at 9 Duc lap St Arrived 6-9-68 I busted a Army deserter that was with NVA S-2 in I Corps everyone involved was trans out to bush. I was kept around because of I guess Chicago street senses. Just the following AM While off duty on the way to my girlfriends job, once again came to apprehend an Army Prison escapee, killed 7 officers during a General Court in 3 Corps. He was shot dead by my Co XO. I was packed off to a Marine Security MACV Quang Tri TAD SOG specialty work . I can go on and on with my exploits for the remainder of my time with Team assignments in QT, Hue City, HoiAn, Tam Ky. and a number Advisory Field Fire Bases. I was wounded twice while on missions with ARVN UNITS as body guarding Fieldgrade Officers while out on OPS Ist ARVN DIV. and 3rd ARVN DIV. SWIM was in Laos and NVIET NAM on Hunt and Kill NVA STAFF OFFICERS and curriers, Payroll clerk on Cu Viet River all piasteres and 5 grand US we kept it all the clerk and his two companions were KIA, my boss an Army Ranger from Big Apple, he was done less a month with his third tour and split the 5 green and the Viet cash was good anywhere. US backed until 1975. Viets that fled country had boxes of cash. What the F were we ther for? I finished my last 90 days with Bravo Co. Security Plt. I was there during AMMO DUMP attacks and fled BN. Perimeter under a Tank from Ist Tanks. My running around ICORPS days was at a minimum. I came in the wire a daybreak and was assigned to a special brig transfer to US BRIG IN SAN DIEGO.
Dave Perkins 28-May-2016 18:54
Looks like Namo Village north of Da Nang but could be anywhere.
Leticia Gonzales 29-Mar-2011 02:52
wow this is sad! i feel terrible about those who had lost many of their loved ones during this horrible war. God Bless those who survived this tragic event.
Guest 30-Jan-2009 20:05
What happened?!?!?!?!
Guest 19-Jan-2007 19:31
Could have been a lot of places after Tet.
Guest 14-Jul-2006 16:48
it's amazing to see pic's of Vietnam im 16 and my father was in that war and im happy to still have him with me today this is wonderful God bless
Keith Liner 29-Jan-2006 23:40
Looks like some of the houses in Hue after Tet. I have some pics. of them too.
Adrian Reilly25-Nov-2005 01:06
The horrors of war!!!!!! this was once a happy house!!
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