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Vietnam War Veteran, Writer of Fact and Fiction
Vietnam War Veteran, Writer of Fact and Fiction

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Tenth Night Second Part. Sitting by the dock of the bay, watching all the ships go by was a song from the previous day...and it was not going to work in a night of shell-shocked misery, sitting on the jungle floor and waiting for a dawn that never going to come....

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Twentieth Day Second Part. Hill 975, one of the hills of certain death in the A Shau Valley, with Hamburger Hill not far off in the distance. The company, joined by the remnants of Kilo Company, narrowly escapes annihilation only to be fully engaged at the bottom of the southern slope in a pitched battle, temporarily trapped between the a tributary of the raging Bong Song river and the mountain itself....https://jamesstrauss.com/twentieth-day-second-part-30-days-has-september/

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Twentieth Day Second Part. Hill 975, one of the hills of certain death in the A Shau Valley, with Hamburger Hill not far off in the distance. The company, joined by the remnants of Kilo Company, narrowly escapes annihilation only to be fully engaged at the bottom of the southern slope in a pitched battle, temporarily trapped between the a tributary of the raging Bong Song river and the mountain itself....

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Twentieth Day. Hill 975 proves to be the trap it was suspected to be, but our Marine company and that of Kilo have no choice but to climb it and send back home the results of another foolish combat decision, made by those who thought they knew but could not know....https://jamesstrauss.com/twentieth-day-30-days-september/

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Twentieth Day. Hill 975 proves to be the trap it was suspected to be, but our Marine company and that of Kilo have no choice but to climb it and send back home the results of another foolish combat decision, made by those who thought they knew but could not know....Into the Valley of Death Rode the Six Hundred....

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Twentieth Day. Hill 975 proves to be the trap it was suspected to be, but our Marine company and that of Kilo have no choice but to climb it and send back home the results of another foolish combat decision, made by those who thought they knew but could not know....Into the Valley of Death Rode the Six Hundred....https://jamesstrauss.com/twentieth-day-30-days-september/

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THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER. The Nineteenth Night Second Part. My company is joined with Kilo and I am ostensibly the company commander. 19 days and part of night in combat. Ready for anything and ready for nothing. What the A Shau Valley had to offer....https://jamesstrauss.com/nineteenth-night-second-part/

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