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Jim Benson | I Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division

8:48   |   They had good intelligence from the Vietnamese that the Viet Cong were making a supply run down from their mountain base. Jim Benson's platoon got to the area, set up an ambush, and waited. They never came. They didn't come the next day either and the sleep deprived platoon went out for a third try. Part 1 of 2.

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