Author: ruairborne

Robert Foley’s Medal of Honor Story – Vietnam War

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. ” Robert Franklin Foley is a resigned US Army lieutenant general who fought in the Vietnam Conflict. From Newton, Mass, he got the Medal of Honor for controlling his unit of the 25th Infantry Division, in an ambush on a solid foe position on 11/5/66. He was presented the Medal of Honor alongside Sergeant John Baker. Traveling through the thick...

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Hill 937 aka “Hamburger Hill”

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network   Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   The Battle of Hamburger Hill was a of the Vietnam War that was fought by US troops alongs with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) against People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) spanning 10 days, May 10 through 20 May 1969 Operation Apache Snow. In spite of the fact that Hill 937 was of minimal worth on the strategy side of things, Orders were to take it over by a frontal assault. The real puzzler was once taken...

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