81 mortars 65-66

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81 mortars 65-66

Postby Tom Reasch » Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:59 pm

I was in 81's in 1965-66 I came ashore in DaNang with 3/9 on 8-15-65. we hit the beach aboard landing crafts. I was transferred to 1/9 only a few days then to 2/9 in November 65. Made Harvest Moon Operation with Hotel 2/9 , also was attached to other Companies but spent a lot of time with Hotel .. Had a real bad night fighting Cong on 4-16-66 attached to Hotel. where are all you 81 marines or Hotel Marines during this time.

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81\"s 2/9/3 What else can be said, except 2/9 was \"Hell in a Helmet\"!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: 81 mortars 65-66

Postby mherr29 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:50 pm

Tom I was HQ FAC teams 11/65-10/66. Like you we would be attached to different Cos for ops. We were "outsiders" and didn't get to know anyone. Good luck finding past comrades.
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