When Peters was dead, the man the Marines called “The Grunt Padre” went back into the field of fire on his way to other wounded and dying Marines.
Robert Lewis Howard was the only Army member in Vietnam to earn all three top combat decorations: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross and Silver Star.
As the platoon trekked across Vietnam to set up defenses in Thu Duc, their commander suddenly 'fell' into an unexpected situation.
Historic Army fort showcases the Vietnam War
A group of POW wives put the pressure to Washington by shinging a spotlight on their husbands’ suffering at the hands of the North Vietnamese