Date February 08, 2009 - 07:07 PM

Name greg Location midwest

Message Hi guys, Boy we must be getting old sitting around talking about bodily

functions :-)One reason I liked it in the bush was to get away from the smell

of burning stuff in base camp. remember malaria pill day? anyone know

why we burned stuff instead of digging slit latrines? As to songs to

remember, Barry Gordon from MoTown wrote lately that the proudest he

was, is when he learned MoTown records were so popular in Vietnam.

Amen to that! For me it was "The Letter" and "Ballad of


Date February 08, 2009 - 06:30 PM

Name jim gray d 3/21 & hhc Location bradenton fl

Message i had disentary in the field so bad i split the seat of my pants open so that i

did not have drop all of the gear and my pants. all i had to do was step off

of the trail or path and squat. man that stuff was horrible.


Date February 08, 2009 - 04:40 PM

Name Michael Smith Location Little Rock, AR

Message Greg, Midwest.<br><br>Nope, not me. I actually got disentary twice, once

during the monsoon season in 1967 in Chu Lai. The next time, I was going

thru DROS in Da Nang in December 1967. Waiting to go home, got the

dredded illness. I remember the numbee 1 &amp; 2 songs back then.

Leaving on a Jet Plane, by Jefferson Airplane and Ode to Billy Joe.

Anyone out there remember thos times?


Date February 08, 2009 - 12:26 PM

Name Jim Armstrong Location

Message After reading some reviews of &quot;84 Charlie Mopic&quot; I checked my

library, local video stores and Netflix with no luck, so I ordered one through

Amazon for $4! Looking forward to seeing it.<br>Another real documentary

which is be hard to find but worth it is &quot;The Anderson

Platoon.&quot;<br>And &quot;Good Morning Vietnam&quot; is surprisingly

true to the way it was; funny, but real.<br>For reading, try &quot;Of Rice

and Men&quot; by Richard Galli and &quot;In Pharaoh's Army&quot; by

Tobias Wolff.


Date February 07, 2009 - 10:50 PM

Name Jerry Parmele Location Cove Oregon

Message I guess I don,t have a favorite Viet Nam movie. Haven't <br>ever had to

watch one already been there. Care to comment? I'm Jerry Parmele A/CO

4/31 1st Platoon.


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