The next time I saw Vince was on that terrible bloody ground in the la Drang.
On the cover was the face of a young man from upstate New York.
Mostly, I remember carrying a badly wounded grunt whose leg came off and he almost bled out.
It shows the exact moment that life ended for a 24-year-old Spanish Republican soldier named.
The guerrilla died in a foxhole following a battle between a battalion of South Vietnamese Marines and a unit of Viet Cong.
That was a long way from home, which was Quincy, Massachusetts, where he and his Irish American family lived on Ellis Street.