Vietnam War draftee to US Army Rangers

Bob Wallace joined the US Army in 1968 as a reluctant conscript.  He describes the draft process, and his attempts to avoid conscription.

After basic training, Bob is assigned to a long-range reconnaissance unit and ambush unit in five or six-man teams in the Mekong delta. Bob served with Company E, 75th Rangers from 1968-1970 and has co-authored a book with two other Vietnam War veterans (see links below)

We hear of the reconnaissance and ambush tactics as well as some poignant memories of those that didn’t make it back.

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Bob’s co-authored book

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