Archive for March, 2005

The Green Line

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

March 30th, 2005 After the disaster at LZ Bird we only had two companies at “combat efficiency”, A and B company were still in good shape. C company (mine) had been decimated. After Bird we were moved back to the base camp of the Cav at An Khe. This was a sprawling base in the […]

Unseen Enemy

Friday, March 18th, 2005

March 18th, 2005 Among the various other enemies the grunts had to face was disease. We had to combat the mosquitos because they carried malaria. We had to deal with leeches and intestinal worms just like dogs get. We had to worry about immersion foot, crotch rot, ringworms and just about every other kind of […]