By Charles D. Patton
From his enlistment as a greenback deepest in 1945 to his retirement as a lieutenant colonel in 1970, Terry served 5 excursions in strive against, educated guerrillas, and earned wrestle infantry badges, a crimson center, and Bronze Stars. His reviews contributed to important Forces’ services in ambushes and killing recommendations. while an officer, Terry by no means shied clear of going deep into the jungle looking for the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese military. He in my opinion equipped a profitable attempt to save lots of countless numbers of fellows in a single of detailed Forces’ most crucial A-team camps.
As one of many unique eco-friendly Berets, Terry helped set the factors wherein those devices became identified. an individual who has ever questioned what the fairway Berets have been like in the course of their first twenty years will relish the riveting motion and close-up element of Terry’s true-life tale .
this is often the tale of Curtis Colt” Terry, one of many unique eco-friendly Berets. the data for this tale got here essentially from Colt’s own memories documented in taped interviews. Many evidence have been proven with fellow paratroopers, army historians, and targeted Forces NCOs and officials who served with him.
Colt gave the interviews to depart a checklist of his stories. After listening to Colt’s tale, the writer felt that people should still be aware of this guy.
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