For my Literature class
Patrick's first day in the Marines wasn't very good, right when he got of the helicopter his clothes were dripping in sweat and it smelled horrible.
Patrick got tangled in concertina wire and he was sent to Charlie Med to get stitches.
The Marines start to attack hill 881N.
Patrick's platoon went down from four man LP's to two man LP's.
A NVA soldier just walked up to the Marines hill and surrendered.
Patrick was guarding a radioman while he was looking for targets and the NVA shot a mortar at them and Patrick got hit by shrapnel.
Patrick woke up in the hospital because his tent got hit by a rocket.
2 soldiers die in Vietnam the first American casualties.
Over 200,000 American troops are sent to Vietnam.