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The strive against medics stationed at an evacuation health center in Vietnam observed the horrors of battle, on a daily basis. Injured squaddies got within the ER have been damaged to items. a few had aggravating amputations. Others suffered from gunshot wounds to the head.
Most wounded squaddies transported by means of "dust off" choppers to the health center have been stored. Few needed to be installed physique baggage. through the day, strive against ER medics stored the lives of millions of injured troops. At evening in the course of safeguard accountability they usually fought off assaults via the VC. Medevac medics flew via withering hearth to rescue injured infantrymen. box medics crawled to rescue the wounded.
Political leaders misled the yank public into considering the conflict used to be fought to prevent the unfold of communism. the true cause of the war's period with out growth towards victory used to be that such a lot of humans have been earning profits off the struggle. profession sergeants offered items out of warehouses to locals to aid a thriving black marketplace. Junior officials validated steam baths, to provider the soldiers. That state despatched millions of its younger women to be prostitutes.
In spite of this, infantrymen lives have been stored by means of a committed staff of medical professionals, nurses, and medics.

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