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Fri Aug 18, 2017, 09:14 AM

Today in 1965

US troops go into combat for the first time in Vietnam. Operation Starlight leaves 51 Marines dead.


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HAB911 Aug 2017 OP
ADX Aug 2017 #1
Aristus Aug 2017 #2
Nitram Aug 2017 #4
Aristus Aug 2017 #5
DashOneBravo Aug 2017 #3

Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 09:16 AM

1. Rest in peace, brothers...

 

...Semper Fidelis.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 10:30 AM

2. And we planted the flag on Mt. Wai-Tu-Hai,

and got revenge on the Vietnamese for bombing Pearl Harbor.

Wait...why were we there again?...

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Response to Aristus (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 01:56 PM

4. The Red Menace, The Domino Effect, Containment.

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Response to Nitram (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 02:21 PM

5. Fancy names for "We haven't had a war in a while,

and the defense industry shareholders are getting nervous..."

I'm still waiting in terror for the Vietnamese to swim 13,000 miles across the Pacific and make us all Communists...

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 11:23 AM

3. Rest In Peace Marines.

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