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Re: View from the foxhole.
In a message dated 9/10/2002 6:24:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time, ChosinMead@aol.com writes:
You folks asked for this. As I true Irishman, I never use one word where 6 will do!
In order to fill in the blanks caused by the passage of 52 years, I have occasionally had to resort to a historical record. therefore, whenever I have found my memory to be faulty, ...
I have been away for the last few days and just read this E-mail. Since my battalion (1st battalion, 1st Marine regiment) was on the 5th Marines' right flank and fought for the same battleground, e. g, Hill 118 different night. I will tell my story of the same actions. I will write it off line and paste it in an E-mail. My story of the battles in the Kimpo - Yongdungp'o area will differ slightly from yours and add some detail to what was going on not only on your right flank, but also different fights for the same ground, e.g., Hill 118 and another Medal of Honor winner on the Hill 85, Hill 80 and Hill 118 complex . Don Gill