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A LRRP (Long Range Recon Patrol) Story by Dean Lindstrom

August 26, 2011

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Specialist Four E CO (LRRP), 52ND INFANTRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV Army of the United States Maple Shade, New Jersey February 06, 1947 to December 27, 1967 Panel 32E Line 071  27th December 1967 1st Cav-Mission in the Suoi Ca Valley I was 5 years old in May 1967 when my second cousin, William “Billy” […]

Viet Cong Tax Collector

January 9, 2011

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This story was written by Mike Askew. Mike was a CE and a gunner in the Red Platoon of Charlie Troop from 1967 to 1968. I appreciate Mike giving me permission to post this story. I’m not much for telling war stories, guess it’s because most people just don’t understand about Vietnam.   Up until this day in […]