53 min

Episode 16 James Coan and The Hill of Angels Tracking Our History

    • Documentary

Most everyone has heard of the siege Khe Sanh.  Did you know that before Khe Sanh there was the siege of Con Tien.  The siege of Con Tien took place on May 8, 1967 which was exactly 10 years after the siege of Dien Bien Phu - only this time the outcome was significantly different.  The North Vietnam lost several thousand soldiers this time.  Listen and learn about the tough and determined Marines and Marine Tankers  who sowed the NVA just how different the Marines are from the French.  Listen to one of the knowledgeable Marine Officers lay out the details of one of the most dangerous places in all of Vietnam. 


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Most everyone has heard of the siege Khe Sanh.  Did you know that before Khe Sanh there was the siege of Con Tien.  The siege of Con Tien took place on May 8, 1967 which was exactly 10 years after the siege of Dien Bien Phu - only this time the outcome was significantly different.  The North Vietnam lost several thousand soldiers this time.  Listen and learn about the tough and determined Marines and Marine Tankers  who sowed the NVA just how different the Marines are from the French.  Listen to one of the knowledgeable Marine Officers lay out the details of one of the most dangerous places in all of Vietnam. 


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/francis-remkiewicz/message

53 min