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Breeze147
11-27-2007, 12:52 PM
http://www.historynet.com/magazines/vietnam/3030221.html?page=1&c=y

Wepps
11-28-2007, 08:48 AM
Vietnam is over.

Breeze147
11-28-2007, 01:04 PM
Originally posted by Wepps:
Vietnam is over.

I thought it was an interesting first hand account of combat as seen through the eyes of a basic mud Marine.

I profusely apologize for offending you.

John_Pimlott
11-28-2007, 01:13 PM
It is a very interesting read. Thank you for sharing it with us. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

han freak solo
11-28-2007, 03:03 PM
Originally posted by Wepps:
Vietnam is over.

So is WWII.

Waldo.Pepper
11-28-2007, 03:06 PM
I too found it interesting. Thanks.

Low_Flyer_MkIX
11-28-2007, 03:16 PM
+1 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

MB_Avro_UK
11-28-2007, 03:22 PM
Originally posted by Breeze147:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Wepps:
Vietnam is over.

I thought it was an interesting first hand account of combat as seen through the eyes of a basic mud Marine.

I profusely apologize for offending you. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Good and restrained reply Breeze http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

I enjoyed the read. The Vietnam War and the experiences of those involved is relevant today.

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

Hydra454
11-28-2007, 04:00 PM
I really enjoyed that read.Thanks http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Skycat_2
11-28-2007, 05:46 PM
Originally posted by Wepps:
Vietnam is over.
http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/photos/iraqmortar_cp_5699765.jpg
U.S. marines fire mortar shells on the outskirts of Fallujah.

http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20041107/images/2004-11-07iraq.jpg
U.S. Marines fired off a mortar round during training exercises at their base outside Fallujah.

http://www.kare11.com/assetpool/images/0343205118_mortar_Kut.jpg
U.S. Marines fire a mortar near Kut, Iraq.

http://cryptome.quintessenz.at/mirror/ik26/pict7.jpg
U.S. Marines examine the tail fins of a mortar which protrudes from the pavement inside a hospital compound which was shelled by insurgents, in Ramadi, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 20, 2004. Marines who were on a humanitarian mission to the hospital came under mortar and rocket-propelled grenade fire from insurgents who while fleeing mounted several more unsuccessful attacks against the advancing Marines.

RepublicofTexas
11-28-2007, 07:04 PM
Good read.

Don't apologize to that twit.

Korolov1986
11-28-2007, 07:08 PM
Nice find Breeze!

I don't think I could do any of that stuff! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

woofiedog
11-29-2007, 01:56 AM
Excellent article... Thank's for posting.

Dagnabit
11-29-2007, 02:23 AM
Good one Breeze thanks for sharing.

dtk419
11-29-2007, 06:12 AM
Thanks, Semper Fi,

Pooka

Divine-Wind
11-29-2007, 09:55 AM
Heh, "No one sleeps through a mortar barrage!"

Thanks for sharing!