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Plumley, made famous in book, fought in 3 wars

There are 4 comments on the Bend Bulletin story from Oct 18, 2012, titled Plumley, made famous in book, fought in 3 wars. In it, Bend Bulletin reports that:

Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley, who fought in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was made famous by the book "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young," died Oct.

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“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#2 Oct 18, 2012
Reef shark wrote:
Rest in peace top.Scouts out!
Yes, just saw the front page of the Bayonet newspaper today... RIP.

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#4 Oct 18, 2012
Reef shark wrote:
<quoted text>Right on brother!My Top was a mentor to Me when I serverd.Lima troop,3/11 ACR19 delta.RECON!So top is in heaven with his wife now.I bet he's sittin on the porch thinkin about his troopers and how proud He was to serve with such Brave Men.R.I.P. top!I'll never forget you!
Indeed, great American heroes are all too rare nowadays, Reef.

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#6 Oct 18, 2012
Reef shark wrote:
<quoted text>You're right Will.I consider all my Brothers in arms as Brothers.I ws lucky to be at Benning for my Airborne.Went straight from there to Grenada.What a Graduation,HUH?good to hear from ya my friend.
Grenada... I had a good friend, Eric, who was also in that area back then.

Me, I was just a Millrat back in those days... Cartersville Spinning for almost ten years until they shut down, 1983-1991.

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“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#8 Oct 19, 2012
Reef shark wrote:
<quoted text>I like under the radar,Bro!I been sittin around tonight hearin some old guthrie tonight.later!
Thanks for having a listen, Reef... as for Guthrie, besides Rick Edwards and Henry Parker's vast knowledge of those folk tunes, a more recent picker named Hermell, retired military, has been showing up at the coffeeshop on Broadway. Hermell sings those Guthrie, Phil Ochs, Pete Seger, David Blue... I call him a folklorist in that he treats the songs, or sing them, with his Vermont accent snipped of the southern drawl, but good clear, well done versions of the classics.

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Music & poetry from Will Dockery & Friends:
http://www.reverbnation.com/willdockery

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