War Stories: The Siege at Firebase Ripcord

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A relatively unknown story of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War — The 101st Airborne Division, outnumbered by more than four to one, fought like lions to save each other.





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"I immediately climbed into the foxhole, realizing we were under attack...when a satchel grenade had settled right in behind my back."
Behind Ripcord with Producer Martin Hinton 
"None of them wanted to be the last man to die there. But not fighting, and not fighting for your buddy was sure death. And they realized that without having to be told."