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

10:10   |   Ordered to take ground across a bridge in Hue, Captain Ron Christmas used a barrage of smoke rounds to cover a dash across the span. After holding long enough to move across vital units, he found that his men were disappointed they had to withdraw.

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