The first American ground forces deployed against the viet cong and the NVA were the US Marines, who came ashore at Da nang on the coast of South Vietnam on March 8th 1965.
The following six years of warfare would test the marines endurance to the limit.
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The Marine Hymn
By the United States Naval Academy Band
Sao Meo Orchestral Mix
by Doug Maxwell/ Zac Zinger
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