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Joe Galloway (Co-author of "We Were Soldiers Once... And Young") | Civilian Journalist

8:59   |   Reporter Joe Galloway wanted to get to the action but the airspace around the battle was closed. After he got a fellow crazy Texan named Ray Burns to fly him in, he was told to go see camp commander Charlie Beckwith. The Major needed everything but a reporter, but he immediately put Joe to work on a machine gun.

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