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Les Carter | 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division - Army

7:01   |   Although Les Carter’s Airborne soldiers were paratroopers, they never used parachutes in Vietnam, relying on helicopters to deploy and fight. As in modern conflicts, booby traps were the main source of casualties.

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