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Not Connard Sage

There’s also an electrical freebie version of the classic “Seven Firefights in Vietnam”: https://history.army.mil/html/books/070/70-4/cmhPub_70-4.pdf

I’ve read about Ia Drang and LZ X-Ray, the first of those, before. It seems to have been bit of a f*** up. Attempting to airlift a battalion piecemeal into a small area that they knew had a very good chance of being ‘hot’ probably wasn’t a brilliant tactical decision. Then 2nd Batt lost even more men in an ambush…


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