From Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam;"The Vietnam veterans would be call upon to pay a price for a war. That was eventually lost through simple fatigue and a failure of national will. The…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Wenum Nov 11, 2012.
I was out in the bush, when I saw all these rockets flying over-head.Some were going in the direction of the 1st Marines headquarters.Other were going in the direction of 2nd Battalions 1st…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Wenum Jul 29, 2012.
A short History of 5th and 6th Marine Regiments during World War in France.
The Marine Regiments were part of the 4th Brigade.
Of the 2nd Infantry Divison US Army in France.
Marine companies, unlike those of the U.S Army, were numeric.
Shortly after it being amalgamated with the 3rd Brigade in France,
Strenuous efforts were made by many to have the 4th Brigade conform, to
the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) alpha pattern.
Besides the regular…
Posted on April 9, 2012 at 12:26pm — 1 Comment
It took place in Lansing, Illinois; a friend Steve a fellow veteran of Vietnam.
His service was with the U.S Army 25th Division.
Steve could have avoid Vietnam as he was the son of the manager of the steel-mill that we both worked for as weldors.
Weldors are the humans doing the welding, welders are the machine used for welding.
Back to the day, I first saw all those names; in Vietnam we would lose a man here and few there.
But seeing all those names on…Continue
Posted on April 9, 2012 at 7:26am — 12 Comments