Dave Hughes life, lineage and legacy - as soldier, scholar, poet, pioneer and visionary.
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There are now a number of standard MP4 Videos accompanying stories here.
Latest is "6 Guys from Company K" a video interviewing 6 guys by me, their combat Company Commander in the 7th Cavalry in the Korean War in 1951. Taken this August 2012. To see it click here -> '6 Guys'
Rotating pictures from our August Reunion in Reno below
|Me and Sgt Montano. He survived with me on Hill 347||Dave Jr and Herb B.... He was wounded on 5 Oct, 51 on Rye||
|Swapping Lies and War Stories in the Reunion Rooms in Reno|
|My Briefing at Reunion of what happened in Sept-Oct '51 that we 7th Cav guys went thru||
From Hill 339 to 347 defeating 2 Chinese Battalions (1,200 men)
Trenches where 600 Chinese defended
Hill 347, above Pork Chop Hill
|Taking Hill 347 - K Company's last big fight - 15 men, no officers but me left. But all our Missions accomplished. Chinese whipped. Gary Owen!||Two of our 192 Prisoners of war off 347||Me grim after Hill 339 and our 54 Casualties over 7 days - with my trusty Thompson MG and Chinese whistle|
Korean War 7th Cav guys at B-Bque
Jack Cauley - in the War from August 1950 and on the Pusan Perimiter