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VIETNAM: MY EXPERIENCE

William Pearson - Army

As described by William Pearson: "I was a 1st Lt. Infantry, Ranger, MAT Adviser Team37, Advisory Team 36 out of Pleiku. I spoke Vietnamese and Montagnard. Loved the kids, and the Montagnards, who assisted our survival in the difficult Central Highlands. We made a difference."<br>Courtesy of William Pearson
As described by William Pearson: "I was a 1st Lt. Infantry, Ranger, MAT Adviser Team37, Advisory Team 36 out of Pleiku. I spoke Vietnamese and Montagnard. Loved the kids, and the Montagnards, who assisted our survival in the difficult Central Highlands. We made a difference."
As described by William Pearson: "My team and village leaders were celebrating a successful firefight against sappers in a village in Mang Yang Pass area. We are eating dog meat and drinking rice wine. It was a special day for everyone because our training stopped the attack upon our joint compound at Plei La Prong in Central Highlands Two Corps."<br>Courtesy of William Pearson

The death of my college roommate and best friend in Hue, Vietnam, on 6 Feb., 1970, 1st Lt. Owen T. McCandlis. I escorted his body home for burial. I lost 15 great friends.



 


 



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