When my grandmother and my mother were still alive, it might have been about 20 years ago now, we visited the travelling wall when it came to town. Among all of those 58,267 names, we found Eddy's. He was my grandmother's youngest child, my mother's baby brother, and he was my uncle only 3 years old when I was born. We stood there awhile, still finding it hard to believe that our Eddy was one of those killed. We noticed three others who were also looking at Eddy's name.
Tony Adams arrived in Vietnam Feb. 6th, 1968 as a member of Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, Twelfth Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. He fought in the battle of Hoc Mon, the battle that Eddy was killed in. Eddy was in C Company so they did not know each other, yet they fought just yards apart on that fateful day when Eddy, my uncle, lost his life on March 4, 1968 in Hoc Mon. Tony heard of my book, ordered it from Amazon, then wrote to me, and also wr