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“13 months in Vietnam,” episode two of “Master Gun Speaks,” Master Gunnery Sergeant Samuel Davis, Jr., speaks about the racial climate in the United States in the 60’s, and his first hand account of the events that took place in Vietnam.
Some of the highlights covered in this episode are:
Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam and President Johnson’s visit.
The Tet Offensive.
The Battle of Huế.
Puff the Magic Dragon.
The valor of the Marines.
“Hooches” vs. Tents.
The surprise reception from people upon returning home.
Retired MGySgt. Davis speaks candidly about his tour in Vietnam, illuminating the more remarkable and memorable events that impacted him the most.
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