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I loved the M60 machine gun. I believe I can still fire it from a helicopter and be reasonably accurate at getting my target. However, I know I've forgotten how to field strip the unit. All I would need is a five minute course and I'm sure it will all come back to me.


Ya know, I've never flown on a helicopter again since I left Vietnam- and I never will. After surviving so many hours in the air, being shot at and living through a crash, I told myself I will not push my luck- that's it! I'm done....!

Isolated atrocities committed by American soldiers had produced torrents of outrage from anti-war critics and the news media while communist atrocities were so common that they received hardly any media mention at all.


I think I used to work for her in Chicago.

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