The duty was not really too bad but it was hard on the nerves. One day I went along with a sweep team. I tried to accompany all of my units every so often. It was a beautiful morning and I was enjoying myself. All of a sudden two men popped up by the side of the road with their arms in the air. Luckily they were trying to surrender. We would have been SOL if they had jumped up with AK's blazing. It is difficult to protect against a determined adversary who is not afraid to die. I still have the hammock that one of the prisoners was kind enough to give me.
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