TITLE

The dark side of glory

AUTHOR(S)
Wallace, J.
PUB. DATE
February 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/25/91, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Part IV: Medal of Honor. Profiles Gary Beikirch, now a grade school counselor in Rochester, N.Y., whose day of glory was April 1, 1970 when, as a Green Beret medic, his remote Montagnard village in Vietnam was hit by a devastating enemy attack.Beikirch crawled under enemy fire eight times to drag the wounded to cover after being hit twice himself by mortar rounds. `To really live, you must almost die.'
ACCESSION #
9102250709

 

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