The Nastiest Marines Ever Sent into the Caves of Hell
After landing on the jagged Batangan Peninsula, the US Marines inched closer than ever to wiping out the 1st Viet Cong regiment in an irrevocable stroke.
The Marines had relentlessly pursued the rapidly retreating enemy since the white-hot climax of Operation Starlite. Now, at long last, the prey was cornered with no obvious route for escape.
However, this seemingly straightforward task soon revealed its true, complex nature. Despite the smooth landing operation, the Marines stood on the precipice of a daunting labyrinth of subterranean caves, wherein the Viet Cong, ready to fight to their last breath, was ominously lurking.
Descending into the eerie depths of the caves, the Marines stumbled upon a sprawling underground field hospital. As they combed the hospital grounds, they were met with a fierce salvo of enemy fire, echoing ominously from the pitch-black recesses of the caverns.
In a desperate bid to decrease the carnage, the US fighters raised their voices above the din of battle, imploring the enemy to lay down their arms. But the notion of surrender seemed an alien concept to the Viet Cong. If the Marines were to taste victory, they would have to wrench it from the cold depths of the cave system…
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