50 years ago, Mount Pleasant Marine James Livingston waged the fight that led to Medal of Honor

April 30, 2018

Fifty years ago, Marine Capt. James Livingston was in the faraway fields of Vietnam in a landscape on edge.

Around the village of Dai Do during three days of battle from April 30 to May 2, 1968, he would face grenades, mortars and small arms fire that would decimate the other Marines around him.

Before the fight was over, there would be a fixed bayonet charge and fighting in trenchworks.

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