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Airlifting out our battle dead, some in body bags and ponchos and some not covered at all. The finality of life so young, gone.

We adjusted or not and continued the fight.

"It don't mean nothing — it don't mean nothing" was a way to face the cruel reality of death and try to take it as it comes. We did not think about it but knew it was present always, and we feared it.

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