Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Tet Plus 40: US-Vietnam Turning Point

By Don North
January 30, 2008

Wearing black pajamas and red arm bands, they were part of the elite 250-strong J-9 Special Action Unit, formerly known as the C-10 sapper battalion. They were mostly born in Saigon and were familiar with the streets of the teeming city.

Read on.


John R said...

Thanks, Mr. North, for filling in some gaps. I sometimes wonder if I were ever really there. 20 is too young to know much about background. I'm 60 years old now - so, of course, I've probably forgotten a lot of what I knew back then! That Frog in the blood image about does it!

JR, USAF, Camrahn, 1969

Anonymous said...

Great article; I spent that morning on top of my apartment in Saigon watching the battles unfold at all points of the compass.

There is one error or typo in the address, 59 Phan Thanh Bian Street ... it should be 59 Phan Thanh Gian Street