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Rooster Crow in the Jungle - Dave Dillard 1724 Extra 2

“I was blown back about 10 feet and all I could think as I went back is, 'This is how it ends.'”

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Rooster Crow in the Jungle

by Dave Dillard

A troop comes under attack deep in the Vietnamese jungle.

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Dave Dillard 1724 Extra 1

Dave's final goodbye before leaving for the Republic of Vietnam in 1967.

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Dave with his assault rifle in the Sông Bé river in southern Vietnam.

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Medals, unit patches, dog tags and more from Dave's tour of duty.