By Bill Meyer
Most wounded squaddies transported by way of "dust off" choppers to the health center have been stored. Few needed to be installed physique luggage. through the day, strive against ER medics stored the lives of millions of injured troops. At evening in the course of shield accountability they typically fought off assaults via the VC. Medevac medics flew via withering hearth to rescue injured infantrymen. box medics crawled to rescue the wounded.
Political leaders misled the yank public into considering the warfare used to be fought to prevent the unfold of communism. the genuine explanation for the war's length with out development towards victory used to be that such a lot of humans have been making a living off the battle. occupation sergeants bought items out of warehouses to locals to aid a thriving black industry. Junior officials confirmed steam baths, to provider the soldiers. That nation despatched hundreds of thousands of its younger women to be prostitutes.
In spite of this, infantrymen lives have been stored via a devoted crew of medical professionals, nurses, and medics.
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COMBAT MEDIC: The 79th Evac by Bill Meyer