Soldier Describes the Day During Vietnam War - NBC Bay Area
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Soldier Describes the Day During Vietnam War

A  Vietnam veteran, now living in the Bay Area, reflects on what the days were like for him and his infantry during the war. In this web extra clip for "Bay Area Revelations: War, Protest & Prosperity", Phil Gioia describes what a typical day was like as a professional soldier in Vietnam. The days started well before sunrise. Gioia says, "you were in a defensive position and you waited till the sun came up or worked until it got light enough or you could tell whether you were going to be attacked or not."

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