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There is no type of human endeavor where it is so important that the leader understands all phases of his job as that of the profession of arms.-- Major General James Fry
Time Stood Still6596 Reads
The tropical night was noisy with insects buzzing and other animals adding to the overall hum typical of Vietnam. The air was suffocating humid, and ground fog was obscuring the perimeter of the big engineer compound in The Central Highlands. It was the winter monsoon and the sky covered by low heavy clouds -- ideal conditions for an enemy attack.
All aircraft were grounded, and the men assigned to perimeter guard milled around the bunkers and guard towers apprehensive but like coiled cobras ready to strike.
Note: by SP/4 Lawrence Pichulo
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