Green Berets at Vietnam's A Shau Valley

Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins was interviewed by the co-author of his book, [A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau… read more

Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins was interviewed by the co-author of his book, [A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley. Sergeant Adkins described how he and sixteen of his fellow Green Berets were attacked by a large force of North Vietnamese and Vietcong troops from March 9 to March 12, 1966, and he also told the story of a tiger that saved his life during the battle. On September 15, 2014, President Barack Obama awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to Bennie Adkins for his actions during combat in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley. close

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Green Berets at Vietnam's A Shau Valley

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Program ID:
448603-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2018 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2018 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 11, 2018 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2018 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2018 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2018 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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