By Bill Meyer
Most wounded squaddies transported through "dust off" choppers to the health facility have been kept. Few needed to be installed physique baggage. in the course of the day, strive against ER medics kept the lives of hundreds of thousands of injured troops. At evening in the course of safeguard accountability they usually fought off assaults by way of the VC. Medevac medics flew via withering fireplace to rescue injured squaddies. box medics crawled to rescue the wounded.
Political leaders misled the yankee public into considering the struggle used to be fought to forestall the unfold of communism. the genuine explanation for the war's period with no growth towards victory was once that such a lot of humans have been making a living off the struggle. occupation sergeants offered items out of warehouses to locals to aid a thriving black marketplace. Junior officials validated steam baths, to provider the soldiers. That kingdom despatched hundreds of thousands of its younger women to be prostitutes.
In spite of this, squaddies lives have been kept by way of a devoted staff of medical professionals, nurses, and medics.
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