Bats in the foxhole

Dear Dad & Mom, I don’t know how long this letter will be.  You will hear that in almost every letter I write, but I’ll write as much as I can. Yesterday we secured a village while the South Vietnam Police went through it. We then made a CA on top of a mountain we … More Bats in the foxhole

Blocking Force

Dear Mom and Dad, Well it sure is a hot day here today.  We are building some shade out of sticks and palm leaves.  We have been a blocking force for the last two days so that when you (the company) set up in a straight line and another company goes to the top of … More Blocking Force

In-country

For the last 2 or 3 days we have been by the South China Sea. Swimming in the afternoons; had it really easy.  This morning they airlifted us by copters to LZ English (I don’t know where that is). Tonight or tomorrow morning we are going to make a CA (combat attack by copters). I … More In-country