November 14, 1965 — Bruce Crandall flew through a gauntlet of enemy fire, taking ammunition in and wounded Americans out of the Battle at Ia Drang Valley, one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War. Crandall’s actions were depicted in the Hollywood movie “We Were Soldiers,” adapted from the book “We Were Soldiers Once … And Young.” In 2007 he was awarded a Medal of Honor.

  2 comments for “This Day in History

  1. November 14, 2018 at 8:42 AM

    Interesting story. Like the honorable end


    • November 15, 2018 at 2:31 PM

      Thanks, Carol. There’s more to come in the next few days.


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