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By James Arnold

Книга Osprey crusade №150. Khe Sanh 1967-68 Osprey crusade №150. Khe Sanh 1967-68 Книги Исторические Автор: G.L.Rottman Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: ninety eight Размер: 23 Mb ISBN: 08184176 863 2 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Сериявоенных книгCampaign от Osprey.

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Then we would come down and the car would come and take us to the hospital. At the hospital we would get the report on the status of the patients from the night before. , and got patients ready for surgery. That was pretty much the routine. One memory that does stick in my mind is meals for the patients. There was no kitchen at the hospital so the food was prepared at the BEQ [Bachelor Enlisted Quarters] down the street. The food was then put on a cart and a man wheeled it up the street and into the hospital.

Station Hospital Saigon occupied a rented apartment house, and some of its staff nurses lived in the Ham Nghi BOQ near Saigon’s Central Market. S. Military Mission in the former French Indochina, who died in 1952. Despite the American low profile, Viet Cong terrorists were already very active, exploding bombs not only in the Central Market, but in bars and theaters frequented by American service personnel. On Christmas Eve 1964, a Viet Cong agent parked a bomb-laden car in the underground garage of the Brink BOQ.

They were very close. As they released the bombs, anti-aircraft fire was being returned from the palace roof. An earlier coup [27 February 1962] attempt — in which the palace had been bombed — had prompted the installation of those anti-aircraft guns. The next thing I knew, I saw an airplane hit. It went into a dive and disappeared behind some trees. Meanwhile, the pro–Diem Chief of Naval Operations had been shot at the Naval Station right there on the Saigon River. The fuel farm, also right there on the river at the Vietnamese naval base, blew up and was in flames.

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