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Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Jim Hohman: The Battle of Hoa Tan

March 1, 2014


                DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY HEADQUARTERS, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION (AIRMOBILE) Office of Information and History APO San Francisco 96490 AVDAIN 7 August 1967 SUBJECT: Unit Historical Reports TO: SEE DISTRIBUTION 1. The attached is one of several unit historical reports prepared by the 1st Cavalry’s Office of Information and History. […]

The Making of an US Army Vietnam Grunt

February 18, 2012


A lot of crap has been said about the Vietnam Grunt. Many movies portrayed them as illiterate and uneducated killers. Forrest Gump made the grunt look like simpletons. I was a Vietnam Grunt. I had graduated from high school in June and  received my draft notice in early December as an early Christmas present. After […]