Many of my fellow soldiers were already dead and the remaining men were falling in front of my eyes.
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With each fall I was losing courage. Then came a time where I had to decide whether to go forward and complete the mission given to me by the army to save my fellowmen who were now prisoner of war or to decline the orders and run away. This was the time to decide and I decided.
I regained my courage. I wanted to face my son like a hero not like coward. For me it would be better to die then to run away. I came forward of that wall, fired furiously and ran towards the enemy. This was the time where all the lessons learnt in army are to be forgotten and believe in you.
Believe in what you can do, believe in what you deserve and believe in your destiny.
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After killing many of the strangers who are now my enemies because of no purpose, I captured one of the soldiers of other force. He directed the way to me. When I was walking with him I realised that from my army only I was left in the scenario. I proceeded downwards, slowly and steadily. My gun was ready to fire at any moment. Suddenly I felt a foul smell, smell of dead humans. My heart was pounding heavily. Was the people for whom I did all this were dead?
Was my mission failed? Now I was at the bottom, I searched for my men. Frankly I was searching for their bodies.
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I had no hope of seeing them alive. Suddenly someone tightly hold me from behind. I struggled and kicked him between legs. I turned and about to shoot but stopped. His uniform resembles to ours.
Oh my god he was one of the fellow army men. Erevia "distinguished himself May 21, , while serving as a radio-telephone operator during a search-and-clear mission near Tam Ky City, in the Republic of Vietnam. Disregarding the fire directed at him from the remaining bunkers, he pulled the pin on a hand grenade and advanced on the bunker, firing his rifles until he dropped the grenade into the bunker, thus destroying the fortification and killing the enemy soldier within. Candelario Garcia "distinguished himself on Dec. Garcia destroyed two enemy machine-gun positions in an attempt to aid casualties that were in the open and under fire.
Garcia then rejoined his company in a successful assault on the remaining enemy positions. Morris led an advance across enemy lines to retrieve a fallen comrade and single-handedly destroyed an enemy force that had pinned his battalion from a series of bunkers.
Morris was shot three times as he ran back toward friendly lines with the American casualties, but did not stop until he reached safety. Jose Rodela "is being recognized for his valorous actions on Sept. Rodela commanded his company throughout 18 hours of continuous contact when his battalion was attacked and taking heavy casualties. Throughout the battle, in spite of his wounds, Rodela repeatedly exposed himself to enemy fire to attend to the fallen and eliminate an enemy rocket position. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.
The Two-Way At the White House, the nation's highest honor for valor in action went to 24 men — three of whom are still alive. Most were Jewish or Hispanic and had been unfairly passed over. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email.
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