It Came With No Warning Pop Compressed Into A Fraction Of A Second Was The Shrill, Expanding Screech Of The Approaching Round And The Explosion That Rocked The Hilltop The Players, Sitting Indian Style At A Game Of Back Alley Bridge, Were Torn To Pieces It Happened In The Blink Of An Eye August 27, 1968 The Vietnam War S Hottest Year Was 1968, And The Demilitarized Zone DMZ Was Its Hottest Spot Battalions On Each Side Stalked The DMZ S Mean Hills Seeking Contact In This Memoir The Author Tells Of The War Up North On The Border Between North And South Vietnam There The Combat Was Large Scale And Marked By Conventional Battles Fought By Disciplined Troops On Both Sides, Each Supported By Heavy Artillery And Tanks For Each Side There Was A Trump Card The North Vietnamese Could Withdraw To Sanctuary Across The DMZ The Marines Possessed Air Power The Author, A Forward Air Controller With A Marine Grunt Company, Fought Alongside The Infantrymen, Directing Close Air Support, Talking Helicopters Into Hot Landings To Evacuate Wounded And Communicating With Aerial Observers Circling In Slow Spotter Planes For A Birds Eye View Of The Enemy.
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- Dmz Diary: A Combat Marine's Vietnam Memoir
- Jeff Kelly
- 02 January 2018 Jeff Kelly