Skip to comments.Gunny G Inquiry: Re POTUS Richard M. Nixon At Pendleton Parade Ground
Posted on 04/09/2009 6:08:23 AM PDT by gunnyg
Gunny G Inquiry: Re POTUS Richard M. Nixon At Pendleton Parade Ground - Fallen Through The Cracks of History? Re Overjoyed troops swarm Obama as he makes first presidential visit to Baghdad
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Well .let me just say I have some doubts as to the above Baghdad headline But it does serve to remind me of April 30, 1971I think that date is correct, and the occasion was probably the return of the 1st Marine Division to Camp Pendleton, California from the RVN.
Does anyone here recall/ever run across documentation of President Nixon visiting the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton when he was mobbed by the troops after speaking and ceremonies, and carried around the parade ground on the shoulders of the troops?????
It was a sight to behold.
I know this one to be the genuine article as I was there at the time.
For some reason or other there seems to be no record of thisat least not what Im looking for, i.e., photos and/or video although there was TV coverage, etc. of this event at the time.
Just another of those things that seem to have disappeared/fallen through the cracks of history. I have searched the Net and there seems to be no photos/videos available.
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Try USMC photo archives? I don’t know if they have anything on there from that long ago.
A couple updates this topic....
ThankYa JellyBean—much appreciated!
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