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The Marines could of been deployed at LZ-XRay to repel the enemy and rescue the Army troops of 1/7.
im A Big Follower of LT GEN. Hal Moore and i would like to write to him and tell him how much he inspired me in my life. so if theres anyway i and write to him that would make my dayfuture soldier of the armyAaron Worthington1630 Hill Ave.Owensboro KY 42301(270)684-3510
MOORE LEFT SOME OF HIS DEAD TROOPS ON X-RAY!Moore said he wouldnt leave any troop behind on the Battlefield dead or alive.http://www.armchairgeneral.com/articles.php?p=2785&page=1Memories of VietnamSubmitted by Stephane Moutin-LuyatSteve Hansenhttp://www.armchairgeneral.com/articles.php?p&page=1&p=2785&page=6http://www.armchairgeneral.com/articles.php?p=2785&page=1Memories of VietnamTuesday, July 18, 2006 by Stephane Moutin-LuyatSteve Hansen, two-tour veteran of the Vietnam war, shares his thoughts and experiences inthis fascinating interview.ArmChair GeneralDidnt you go back to the Ia Drang in March for Operation LINCOLN?Steven R. Hansen Yes, we did return to the Ia Drang.++In fact, we air assaulted back into XRay.++It was quiet.++The mission was to search for and retrieve the remains of some MIAs.( Missing in Action )++We found them.The battlefield had been cleaned up pretty good by both sides.We found a scattering of stuff and I noticed the remains of one NVA soldier near the AntHill that sheltered the command post during the battle.Isnt it strange! Col. Moore said he brought every one back even the dead.( page 198, We were Soldiers Once and Young.)HardbackMoore said he wasnt leaving anyone on LZXRAY !He did!, then he sneaks back later to retrive the ones he left behind on X-Ray.