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Television's Vietnam: the Impact of Media 1 of 6
Accuracy in Media ^ | date unknown | Charlton Heston

Posted on 07/05/2008 3:55:07 PM PDT by do the dhue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-nOeLSM7E Television's Vietnam: the Impact of Media 1 of 6

Charlton Heston Narrates


TOPICS: AMERICA - The Right Way!!; Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: media; reoporting; televisionwar; vietnam
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrYz7QhDUNs Television's Vietnam: the Impact of Media 5 of 6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE35ll4-H0M Television's Vietnam: the Impact of Media 6 of 6

1 posted on 07/05/2008 3:55:07 PM PDT by do the dhue
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

ping


2 posted on 07/05/2008 3:55:43 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: molette67

ping


3 posted on 07/05/2008 3:58:58 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue
God bless our Vietnam Veterans

4 posted on 07/05/2008 4:04:11 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: All

The media today is no different. You are not hearing any good news from Iraq. They only print about Iraq when Soldiers die.


5 posted on 07/05/2008 4:09:10 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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6 posted on 07/05/2008 4:26:37 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Thanks for finding and posting these videos.

And yes, the media is using their same playbook from Vietnam.


7 posted on 07/05/2008 4:30:49 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: do the dhue

8 posted on 07/05/2008 4:34:12 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: vietvet67

Thank you for your service.

9 posted on 07/05/2008 4:37:57 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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10 posted on 07/05/2008 4:41:55 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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11 posted on 07/05/2008 4:50:11 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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12 posted on 07/05/2008 5:10:08 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
True American Heroes:

13 posted on 07/05/2008 5:12:41 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Thanks


14 posted on 07/05/2008 5:14:07 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get.)
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To: do the dhue

bump


15 posted on 07/05/2008 5:21:12 PM PDT by VOA
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To: All; do the dhue

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NEVER FORGET

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The blood of many poor once Free South Vietnamese souls just drips from the sleeves of one ‘CBS Nightly News’ TV Anchor WALTER CRONKITE.

This for his fooling the American People, through his misreporting the Vietnam War on a nightly basis on national TV, into abandoning a Free South Vietnam to its fate at the hands of overwhelmingly Soviet-backed invaders from Communist North Vietnam.

Bringing down on a Freedom-loving people in the suddenly once Free South Vietnam a most horrid:

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..”JOURNEY from the FALL”..

http://www.JourneyFromTheFall.com

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1806248/posts

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1308949/posts

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Years later WALTER CRONKITE spoke at a Year 2000 London World Conference publically declaring that it was time for America’s 11 Southern States to secede from its Union.

So, I wonder, what fate is left for we the still Free to pay now because of one Anti-Freedom WALTER CRONKITE..?

Shouldn’t we all..?

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Signed:..”ALOHA RONNIE” Guyer
Veteran-”WE WERE SOLDIERS” Battle of IA DRANG-1965, Landing Zone Falcon

(The Story)
http://www.lzxray.com

(The Photos)
http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm

(The Rest of the Story)
http://www.RickRescorla.com
http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24361

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NEVER FORGET

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16 posted on 07/05/2008 5:22:59 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: do the dhue

17 posted on 07/05/2008 5:23:43 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Thanks for the post Ronnie!

And as always, thank you for your service.


18 posted on 07/05/2008 5:24:58 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: philetus

my pleasure.


19 posted on 07/05/2008 5:25:17 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

20 posted on 07/05/2008 5:34:05 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

This is fantastic. Send this to those liberal clowns in the media who hate America and say to them “never again we will let you lose what our soldiers have won on the battlefield.”


21 posted on 07/05/2008 5:35:55 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: do the dhue

22 posted on 07/05/2008 5:40:50 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: WashingtonSource
“never again we will let you lose what our soldiers have won on the battlefield.”

HEAR HEAR!!

23 posted on 07/05/2008 5:43:38 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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24 posted on 07/05/2008 5:56:37 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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25 posted on 07/05/2008 6:01:47 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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26 posted on 07/05/2008 6:04:58 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

27 posted on 07/05/2008 6:19:14 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

28 posted on 07/05/2008 6:33:59 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Gerald Coffee - One of the longest held POW's in the communist prisons of Vietnam
29 posted on 07/05/2008 6:41:25 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Captain Pete Peterson - 1966. On a bombing raid over North Vietnam, Air Force Captain Pete Peterson was shot down and captured by Vietnamese militia. The next six-and-a-half years of his life were characterized by isolation, torture, and interrogation.
30 posted on 07/05/2008 6:45:36 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

remains identified and returned on June 21, 2008
31 posted on 07/05/2008 6:52:38 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Is this the real "Snakeshit"?

32 posted on 07/05/2008 7:01:53 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Colin Powell, twice wounded in combat during the Vietnam
33 posted on 07/05/2008 7:09:46 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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After his induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, World War II Medal of Honor recipient Vernon Baker chats with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Dennis J. Reimer and Sergeant Major of the Army Gene C. McKinney. Rudi Williams
34 posted on 07/05/2008 7:17:50 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Actor SAM ELLIOTT who portrays Hero CSM BASIL PLUMLEY to MEL GIBSON's Lt. Col. HAL MOORE in ..'WE WERE SOLDIERS'.. with ALOHA RONNIE Guyer/Radio Operator to both in Vietnam ...and the real IA DRANG-1965 Hero S-3 Operations Officer Capt MATT DILLON ...who I also Clerked for ...to the left at our Year 2001 IA DRANG Alumni D.C. Conference. (photo taken by Kevin Burke)
35 posted on 07/05/2008 7:20:28 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Rick Rescorla - Victim on 911 at WTC
36 posted on 07/05/2008 7:24:13 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue; All; mdcrandall; Lexington Green; Jimmy Valentine's brother; kristinn

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..BRUCE CRANDALL = Medal of Honor..

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48215

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37 posted on 07/05/2008 7:28:54 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: do the dhue; All

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NEVER FORGET

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RICK RESCORLA, Lifetime Lifesaver:

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Battle of IA DRANG-1965
World Trade Center Bombing-1993
World Trade Center Airstrikes-2001

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RICK RESCORLA, the Man who predicted:

World Trade Center Bombing-1993
World Trade Center Airstrikes-2001

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RICK RESCORLA, the Man most deserving of a Presidential Medal of Freedom Award to NEVER be so awarded, posthumously or alive.
http://www.RickRescorla.com

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NEVER FORGET

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38 posted on 07/05/2008 7:44:59 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Bruce Crandall
39 posted on 07/05/2008 7:52:14 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Carlos Hathcock was a United States Marine Corps sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills and more than 300 probable kills during the Vietnam War
40 posted on 07/05/2008 8:04:41 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Specialist/SFC Lawrence Joel (February 22, 1928–February 4, 1984) was an American military veteran. He served in the United States Army in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. While serving in Viet Nam, as a medic assigned to 1st Battalion of the 503rd Infantry in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Joel received the Silver Star and the Medal of Honor for his heroism in a battle with the Viet Cong that occurred on November 8, 1965. He was the first living black American to receive this medal since the Spanish-American War in 1898.
41 posted on 07/05/2008 8:12:26 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: do the dhue

Niles Harris inspired the song 8th of November by Big & Rich
http://www.music-videos.duncans.tv/2007/big-rich-8th-of-november
42 posted on 07/05/2008 8:16:26 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, 173d Engineer Company, 173d Airborne Brigade, Republic of Vietnam. Place and date: Camp Radcliff, Republic of Vietnam, 20 March 1969. Entered service at: Oahu, Hawaii. Born. 10 December 1949, Wahiawa, Oahu, Hawaii. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Cpl. Kawamura distinguished himself by heroic action while serving as a member of the 173d Engineer Company. An enemy demolition team infiltrated the unit quarters area and opened fire with automatic weapons. Disregarding the intense fire, Cpl. Kawamura ran for his weapon. At that moment, a violent explosion tore a hole in the roof and stunned the occupants of the room. Cpl. Kawamura jumped to his feet, secured his weapon and, as he ran toward the door to return the enemy fire, he observed that another explosive charge had been thrown through the hole in the roof to the floor. He immediately realized that 2 stunned fellow soldiers were in great peril and shouted a warning. Although in a position to escape, Cpl. Kawamura unhesitatingly wheeled around and threw himself on the charge. In completely disregarding his safety, Cpl. Kawamura prevented serious injury or death to several members of his unit. The extraordinary courage and selflessness displayed by Cpl. Kawamura are in the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the U.S. Army.
43 posted on 07/05/2008 8:24:22 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RALPH E. DIAS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS

for service as set forth in the following CITATION:

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty, while serving as a Rifleman with Company D, First Battalion, Seventh Marines, First Marine Division in the Republic of Vietnam on 12 November 1969. As a member of a reaction force which was pinned down by enemy fire while assisting a platoon in the same circumstance, Private First Class Dias, observing that both units were sustaining casualties, initiated an aggressive assault against an enemy machine gun bunker which was the principal source of hostile fire. Severely wounded by enemy snipers while charging across the open area, he pulled himself to the shelter of a nearby rock. Braving enemy fire for a second time, Private First Class Dias was again wounded. Unable to walk, he crawled fifteen meters to the protection of a rock located near his objective and, repeatedly exposing himself to intense hostile fire, unsuccessfully threw several hand grenades at the machine gun emplacement. Still determined to destroy the emplacement, Private First Class Dias again moved into the open and was wounded a third time by sniper fire. As he threw a last grenade which destroyed the enemy position, he was mortally wounded by another enemy round. Private First Class Dias' indomitable courage, dynamic initiative, and selfless devotion to duty upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life in service to his country. /S/ RICHARD M. NIXON

44 posted on 07/05/2008 8:30:07 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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Rank and organization: Specialist Fourth Class, U.S. Army, Company D, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile). Place and date: Quan Tan Uyen Province, Republic of Vietnam, 18 May 1968. Entered service at: Albany, N.Y. Born: 4 January 1948, Troy, N.Y. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Sp4c. Guenette distinguished himself while serving as a machine gunner with Company D, during combat operations. While Sp4c. Guenette's platoon was sweeping a suspected enemy base camp, it came under light harassing fire from a well equipped and firmly entrenched squad of North Vietnamese Army regulars which was serving as a delaying force at the entrance to their base camp. As the platoon moved within 10 meters of the fortified positions, the enemy fire became intense. Sp4c. Guenette and his assistant gunner immediately began to provide a base of suppressive fire, ceasing momentarily to allow the assistant gunner time to throw a grenade into a bunker. Seconds later, an enemy grenade was thrown to Sp4c. Guenette's right flank. Realizing that the grenade would kill or wound at least 4 men and destroy the machine gun, he shouted a warning and smothered the grenade with his body, absorbing its blast. Through his actions, he prevented loss of life or injury to at least 3 men and enabled his comrades to maintain their fire superiority. By his gallantry at the cost of his life in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service, Sp4c. Guenette has reflected great credit on himself, his unit, and the U.S. Army.

45 posted on 07/05/2008 8:34:35 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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Rank and organization: Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, Company I, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 6 May 1970. Entered service at: Fort Jackson, S.C. Born: 17 December 1948, Six Mile, Pickens, S.C. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a rifleman with Company I, during operations against enemy forces. In the early morning hours L/Cpl. Howe and 2 other marines were occupying a defensive position in a sandy beach area fronted by bamboo thickets. Enemy sappers suddenly launched a grenade attack against the position, utilizing the cover of darkness to carry out their assault. Following the initial explosions of the grenades, L/Cpl. Howe and his 2 comrades moved to a more advantageous position in order to return suppressive fire. When an enemy grenade landed in their midst, L/Cpl. Howe immediately shouted a warning and then threw himself upon the deadly missile, thereby protecting the lives of the fellow marines. His heroic and selfless action was in keeping with the finest traditions of the Marine Corps and of the U.S. Naval Service. He valiantly gave his life in the service of his country.
46 posted on 07/05/2008 8:37:36 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division (Rein), FMF. Place and date: Fire Support Base Argonne, Republic of Vietnam, 5 March 1969. Entered service at: Jacksonville, Fla. Born: 1 June 1948, Interlachen, Fla. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a machine gunner with Company C, 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, in connection with operations against enemy forces. Early in the morning Pfc. Jenkins' 12-man reconnaissance team was occupying a defensive position at Fire Support Base Argonne south of the Demilitarized Zone. Suddenly, the marines were assaulted by a North Vietnamese Army platoon employing mortars, automatic weapons, and hand grenades. Reacting instantly, Pfc. Jenkins and another marine quickly moved into a 2-man fighting emplacement, and as they boldly delivered accurate machine gun fire against the enemy, a North Vietnamese soldier threw a hand grenade into the friendly emplacement. Fully realizing the inevitable results of his actions, Pfc. Jenkins quickly seized his comrade, and pushing the man to the ground, he leaped on top of the marine to shield him from the explosion. Absorbing the full impact of the detonation, Pfc. Jenkins was seriously injured and subsequently succumbed to his wounds. His courage, inspiring valor and selfless devotion to duty saved a fellow marine from serious injury or possible death and upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the U.S. Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
47 posted on 07/05/2008 8:43:06 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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KERREY, JOSEPH R. Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Junior Grade, U.S. Naval Reserve, Sea, Air, and Land Team (SEAL). place and date: Near Nha Trang Bay, Republic of Vietnam, 14 March 1969. Entered service at: Omaha, Nebr. Born: 27 August 1943, Lincoln, Nebr. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a SEAL team leader during action against enemy aggressor (Viet Cong) forces. Acting in response to reliable intelligence, Lt. (J.G..) Kerrey led his SEAL team on a mission to capture important members of the enemy's area political cadre known to be located on an island in the bay of Nha Trang. In order to surprise the enemy, he and his team scaled a 350-foot sheer cliff to place themselves above the ledge on which the enemy was located. Splitting his team in 2 elements and coordinating both, Lt. (J.G..) Kerrey led his men in the treacherous downward descent to the enemy's camp. Just as they neared the end of their descent, intense enemy fire was directed at them, and Lt. (J.G.) Kerrey received massive injuries from a grenade which exploded at his feet and threw him backward onto the jagged rocks. Although bleeding profusely and suffering great pain, he displayed outstanding courage and presence of mind in immediately directing his element's fire into the heart of the enemy camp. Utilizing his radioman, Lt. (J.G.) Kerrey called in the second element's fire support which caught the confused Viet Cong in a devastating crossfire. After successfully suppressing the enemy's fire, and although immobilized by his multiple wounds, he continued to maintain calm, superlative control as he ordered his team to secure and defend an extraction site. Lt. (J.G.) Kerrey resolutely directed his men, despite his near unconscious state, until he was eventually evacuated by helicopter. The havoc brought to the enemy by this very successful mission cannot be over-estimated. The enemy soldiers who were captured provided critical intelligence to the allied effort. Lt. (J.G.) Kerrey's courageous and inspiring leadership, valiant fighting spirit, and tenacious devotion to duty in the face of almost overwhelming opposition sustain and enhance the finest traditions of the U.S. Naval Service.
48 posted on 07/05/2008 8:49:17 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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BRUCE, DANIEL D. Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Place and date: Fire Support Base Tomahawk, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam, 1 March 1969. Entered service at: Chicago, 111. Born: 18 May 1950, Michigan City, Ind. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a mortar man with Headquarters and Service Company 3d Battalion, against the enemy. Early in the morning Pfc. Bruce was on watch in his night defensive position at fire support base tomahawk when he heard movements ahead of him. An enemy explosive charge was thrown toward his position and he reacted instantly, catching the device and shouting to alert his companions. Realizing the danger to the adjacent position with its 2 occupants, Pfc. Bruce held the device to his body and attempted to carry it from the vicinity of the entrenched marines. As he moved away, the charge detonated and he absorbed the full force of the explosion. Pfc. Bruce's indomitable courage, inspiring valor and selfless devotion to duty saved the lives of 3 of his fellow marines and upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the U.S. Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
49 posted on 07/05/2008 8:51:20 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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BUKER, BRIAN L.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Detachment B-55, 5th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces. Place and date: Chau Doc Province, Republic of Vietnam, 5 April 1970. Entered service at: Bangor, Maine. Born: 3 November 1949, Benton, Maine. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. Sgt. Buker, Detachment B-55, distinguished himself while serving as a platoon adviser of a Vietnamese mobile strike force company during an offensive mission. Sgt. Buker personally led the platoon, cleared a strategically located well-guarded pass, and established the first foothold at the top of what had been an impenetrable mountain fortress. When the platoon came under the intense fire from a determined enemy located in 2 heavily fortified bunkers, and realizing that withdrawal would result in heavy casualties, Sgt. Buker unhesitatingly, and with complete disregard for his personal safety, charged through the hail of enemy fire and destroyed the first bunker with hand grenades. While reorganizing his men for the attack on the second bunker, Sgt. Buker was seriously wounded. Despite his wounds and the deadly enemy fire, he crawled forward and destroyed the second bunker. Sgt. Buker refused medical attention and was reorganizing his men to continue the attack when he was mortally wounded. As a direct result of his heroic actions, many casualties were averted, and the assault of the enemy position was successful. Sgt. Buker’s extraordinary heroism at the cost of his life are in the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit on him, his unit, and the U.S. Army.


50 posted on 07/05/2008 8:55:41 PM PDT by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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