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Frank Cox | Echo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division - Marines

4:34   |   After operations south of Da Nang, the Marine battalion rotated to the air base there to provide security. On a security patrol, the platoon leader led his unit through exactly the wrong place. That officer had been in basic school with Frank Cox, who had noticed the man dozing off during a class on patrolling, and who listened in on the radio as his platoon was decimated.

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