Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

We Were Soldiers…

100 years after Fetterman, I find myself in the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam, replaying Custer’s Last Stand.  It is November 14th, 1965.  Colonel Hal Moore (Custer) is leading 400 men into an ambush.  He is there, not because of … Continue reading

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Little Big Horn…

Fetterman and 80 of his men died that day… December 21, 1866.   It was the army’s worst defeat until the Little Big Horn ten years later.   It was a very small battlefield and a very short fight.  Very … Continue reading

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