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173 rd Airborne Brigade at Dak To, Vietnam

On a dusty knoll, near Dak To, Vietnam, survivors of Hill 875, stood in salute. Before them arranged in the Army tradition were 98 pair of boots. One pair for each man of the 2nd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, who had died on that hill .

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  1. merc6670142

    merc6670142 (01 Feb 2011)

    I happen to be standing right behind the forfront of this pic,, All of the major news media of that time were there.As were all the generals Abrams,Westmoreland. Haig, n a few others, Never seen this on TV anywhere to this day,
  2. merc6670142

    merc6670142 (01 Feb 2011)

    This was fire support base 12 approx 50 miles out of Pleiku, (north) My A team was A245 not far from here. 5 miles from the Ho Chi Trail
  3. merc6670142

    merc6670142 (01 Feb 2011)

    OH yeah by the way these were all KIA by friendly forces,

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