(1968: The Defining Year)
Top is Department of Defense (USMC) Photo A801236 and
bottom photo is courtesy of Col Talman C. Budd II, USMC (Ret)
Top, on 24 February, South Vietnamese soldiers from
the 212th Company, 3d ARVN Regiment raise the South Vietnamese flag
over the Citadel. Below, Major William P. Eshelman, the senior advisor
to the 4th Vietnamese Marine Battalion, is seen at the CP of the 4th
Battalion along the West Wall with Vietnamese Marines.