The War

I can recall that day I arrived in Nam as a green know it all rookie marine with an attitude. I was going to win the war by myself. What a dumb kid I must have been then. Only moments after arriving that day, reality set in and I learn quickly that I was in hell or some where close.

Dates: Nov 1, 1955 – Apr 30, 1975

United States
58,318 dead; 303,644 wounded

First Lieutenant

Frank S. Reasoner


1965 Congressional Record from the Senate