By John Stryker Meyer
For 8 years, a ways past the battlefields of Vietnam and the glare of media distortions, American eco-friendly Berets fought a perilous mystery conflict in Laos and Cambodia less than the aegis of the head mystery army suggestions Command Vietnam – reports and Observations team, or SOG.
Go deep into the jungle with 5 SOG warriors surrounded by way of 10,000 enemy troops as they stack up the useless to construct a human buttress for cover. Witness a eco-friendly Beret, shot within the again 4 occasions and left for lifeless, who survives to struggle savagely opposed to fabulous odds to accomplish his missions.
Shudder as an enemy soldier touches a eco-friendly Beret’s boot in the dead of night of evening. draw back as a Sergeant on SOG Spike group Louisiana calls in an air strike on his group to damage an enemy’s wave assault. A workforce member dies immediately, and a eco-friendly Beret has an out-of-body event as he watches his leg get blown off.
“As the commander of SOG, i will say that “Across the Fence” safely displays why the key warfare used to be harmful for our troops and so lethal for the enemy.
– significant normal John ok. Singlaub (U. S. military Ret.)
Black Ops advised with the terrifying readability that just one who used to be there can inform it.
– W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV
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On 5 April, the 1st Battalion met very stiff resistance. Marines to push forward late in the Automatic weapons and mortar but First Lieutenant Victor Stoyanow's Company I took a beating when it became pinned by automatic weapons fire in some low ground which was also zeroed ed during the day, most by enemy 76mm fire but some to small arms and mortars. With the Kansas Line reached, the men of Colonel Litzenberg's regiment patiently waited for the 1st Marine Division to relieve the 1st Cavalry. General Smith received orders to do so on 8 April, and the relief was tentatively slated for the 10th.
A futile counterat- tack was quickly launched, but despite tremendous heroism (three Marines received the Navy Cross for their actions) the assault platoon was held in check and suffered heavy casualties. It was not until the next morning that elements of the 1st and 2d Battalions, Eugene H. Haffey's Company C and Captain Nathan R. Smith's night. Heavy that actions fighting—much of it grenade duels and close quarters combat—lasted Company A, was repulsed by several hours. Enemy mortar fire hand-to-hand fighting that lasted almost until dawn.
The Marines lost five killed and 22 wounded. On the afternoon of 6 April, the Army units to recross the 38th Parallel. The 11th Marines fired 17 missions hitting some enemy troops in the open and peppering suspected emplacements with excellent results, and a four-plane flight scattered an enemy column. The next day, the Marines became heavily engaged and had to fight their way forward for the next 48 hours. On 5 April, the 1st Battalion met very stiff resistance. Marines to push forward late in the Automatic weapons and mortar but First Lieutenant Victor Stoyanow's Company I took a beating when it became pinned by automatic weapons fire in some low ground which was also zeroed ed during the day, most by enemy 76mm fire but some to small arms and mortars.
Across the Fence by John Stryker Meyer