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"You Just Concentrate on Staying Alive." SC Veteran Remembers the Vietnam War

September 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi

From June 1969 through June 1970, Army Specialist 5th Class Karl Naugle served in the Vietnam War. As an artillery surveyor, his job was to drop into an area and mark the location for support cannons, defending the 125th Infantry. 

In this video, he talks about what life was like halfway around the world, being in the middle of a bloody war, and what it was like coming home.

Naugle also talks about attending a USO show while serving in Vietnam. View the video here

The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, preimeries on September 17 on South Carolina ETV. Click here to view more stories and to submit your Vietnam memory. 

 

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