RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by royal0014 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:36 pm

Yet another incredibly tense and well-worded story.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Quick Steel » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:51 pm

Thank you Samb1955. Glad you found them interesting.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by WillyCamaro » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:10 pm

Holy Moly QS!!!
This is one of the most famous "Extraction" battles from Nam. And you led it! Sure is a small world. Thank you for you service, thank God for the Spookies, and HIM for protecting and watching over you and all the men.
Edit: Thank you Jerry for correcting me! It is one of the ones I remember best from my war studies. Top and front of my Fibro Foggy mind because I just watched a movie on air power from WWI, WWII, Korea, Nam, ect. Sorry about that fellers! I hope and ask for forgiveness if I offended any of you. I salute you all and God for your service, which has allowed me to grow up in the freest nation (Nations) the world has ever seen.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Quick Steel » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:59 pm

? Willy, PM sent.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:35 pm

WillyCamaro wrote:Holy Moly QS!!!
This is literally the most famous battle from Nam. And you led it! Sure is a small world. Thank you for you service, thank God for the Spookies, and HIM protecting and watching over you and all the men.
Not to take anything away from Garry's story but you've never heard of the Battle of Ia Drang, Battle for Hue, Battle of Khe Sanh, The Tet Offensive, Operation Rolling Thunder or the Battle of Hamburger Hill? For those with boots on ground, I can only guess that every battle they participated in was important to those involved.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by carrmillus » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:09 pm

....great, riveting stories!!!!............ ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu:: ..............

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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by steve99f » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:48 am

Incredible story QS.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Tony_Wood » Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:05 am

QS,
Thanks for sharing your experiences with total strangers here.
I enjoy reading your stories. Perhaps they will make it into book form some day. I would love to have a copy.

Thanks again for your service.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Quick Steel » Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:09 am

Thank you all for your favorable reception of these experiences. Greatly appreciated, more so than you can know.
"Life is good if you don't weaken." AG Russell

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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Airborne 1 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:36 pm

Spooky saved our Bacon a few times. Q.S. I know you can relate, I have some ARVN weapons for sale.Never fired and only Droped one time. :roll:
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Quick Steel » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:02 pm

Airborne 1 wrote:I have some ARVN weapons for sale.Never fired and only Droped one time
Airborne 1, kindly help my misfiring brain. This means....? [In the late afternoon my synapses often fail to snap.]
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Airborne 1 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:00 pm

Their hearts weren't in it, they would "spook" easy.
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Re: RVN: A FINAL TALE/ PART 1

Post by Quick Steel » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:48 pm

Got it. And generally true. Saw some examples of that. There were some exceptions of course; saw that too.
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