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  • Vanity: Coast Guard WPB's and Navy PCF's in Division 11, An Thoi, Viet Nam

    08/23/2004 7:57:11 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 31 replies · 4,915+ views
    The Coast Guard at War, Vietnam, 1965-1975 | August 23, 2004 | Alex Larzelere (excerpted)
    The excerpt presented below provides a glimpse of the organization, boats, and mission of Coast Guard Patrol Boats and Navy Swift Boats in Viet Nam in 1968. It is presented to help FReepers better understand the context of the relationship between the two branches of the service, the boats used in routine patrol and offensive operations, and the change in mission from coastal interdiction to offensive operations that occurred in the latter half of 1968.
  • EXCERPT from Unfit for Command; pp. 87-95 [section where Larry Thurlow is mentioned]

    08/19/2004 5:02:20 PM PDT · by OESY · 42 replies · 1,755+ views
    Unfit for Command ^ | August 19, 2004 | John E. O'Neill and Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D
    Kerry’s March 13, 1969, “Medals” According to the records, Kerry claimed in the casualty report he prepared on March 13, 1969, that he was wounded as a result of a mine explosion. Within a short period, he presented his request to go home on the basis of three Purple Hearts. By March 17, 1969, Kerry’s short career in Vietnam was over. Regarding the action on March 13.1969, Kerry’s medals were once again a complete fraud. Notwithstanding the fake submission for his Bronze Star, Kerry was never wounded or bleeding from his arm. All reports, including the medical reports, make clear...