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After 44 Years, Mr. Vu was the right choice

Terry S
Green Valley, AZ1,345 contributions
May 2013 • Solo
I was stationed in the central coast area (Quang Ngai Province) in 1968-69 for the Americal Division of the U.S. Army and I needed to revisit three particular military locations. A friend hired Mr. Vu for DMZ and Hamburger Hill tours and highly recommended him to my wife and myself. We were not disappointed at all! He and his driver picked us up at our Danang hotel ahead of schedule and we headed south to Chu Lai, LZ Bronco (Duc Pho) and LZ Liz where we were able to see the areas I needed to visit. Mr. Vu had already been to those sites and also had many photos from the '60's of these areas that he found on the internet, and he even had some shots of my battalion's basecamp (11th Brigade, 3/1 Infantry) at Bronco. He brought us to the Bronco air strip which was just a few hundred yards from my basecamp, and from there I was able to walk around Montezuma Hill to the place where I spent the better part of a year. Besides those three sites that I was familiar with, we visited the My Lai massacre site and the Tra Bong special forces camp location after an overnight stay in Quang Ngai City. I don't think we could have found a better guide. He knew the geography and history while using technology (iPad) to give us the best possible experience. If you are a war vet and want to visit a particular LZ or FB, he either knows where it is or will find it. Thanks Mr. Vu and I'll be sending you an Americal t-shirt!
Written June 10, 2013