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LTG (Ret) Quinn Becker | 15th Medical Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) - Army

5:34   |   Quinn Becker was the medical battalion commander but he was also a surgeon. He describes a heart wrenching experience in the operating room regarding a man he had sent to the field earlier in the day. A lot of the injuries treated there in Vietnam were caused by booby traps and there were also a lot of gunshot wounds through extremities.

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