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LtGen Ron Christmas | H Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division - Marines

8:33   |   As Marine Captain Ron Christmas fought to regain the city of Hue, he found the enemy adept at concealment and surprise. Every soldier in a spider hole was armed with a rifle and a RPG launcher. He also encountered a nun with an AK-47. His action during this time earned him the Navy Cross.

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