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- William Plude *** U.S. Marines *** Vietnam 1967-1969
- In June of
1966 at the age of 17, Bill enlisted into the Marines and went
to Parris Island for Boot Camp, then as part of a 81mm mortar
unit headed for Guantanamo Bay,
Cuba. He stayed in Cuba from January to June of 1967. In July
of 1967, he received orders for Vietnam. He served in Vietnam
for 18 months and was attached to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines,
1st Marine Division and took part in the defense of Con Thien
from September 1967 to January 1968 which was under siege and
then at Khe Sanh which was also under siege from January to April
1968. After Vietnam he served in Naples, Italy from June 1969
to discharge in July 1970.
- Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 1967
- Vietnam July 1967 to March
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