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Ray Porter | 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment - Marines

8:51   |   Ray Porter was told to get 130 Marines ready to go by midnight. They were in Okinawa and he assumed that they would be going to recover gold from the embassy in Saigon. But the mission was the recovery of the SS Mayaguez, a container ship which had been seized by Cambodian forces. Part 1 of 3.

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