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Beirne Lovely | A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division - Marines

5:56   |   It was a novel method of lighting his position for the helicopter pilots that involved heat tabs and ration cans. Beirne Lovely explains this and then discusses the relative accuracy of two popular Vietnam War movies and his luck in avoiding the psychological effects of the war suffered by so many.

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