Preserving The Oral HistorIES of Combat Veterans


Fred Fletcher | D Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment, 1st Division - Marines

2:40   |   It took a while for the doctors to figure out what had happened when Fred Fletcher was knocked out by a projectile which hit him in the back of the head at the Chosin Reservoir. He recovered and made the Marine Corps a career, although he feels the Corps pulled a fast one on his last assignment. At least the deal made him a Captain.

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