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Captain Donald Babb

Cpt. Babb commanded Battery A in August and September of 1968, at French Fort.

 He was hit by mortar fire and evacuated on 17 September 1968. Don is recipient of the Silver Star, a Bronze Star (Meritorious), a Purple Heart, and the Air Medal (Meritorious).

This is the story of a young West Point officer cut down in a vicious VC mortar barrage at French Fort.  These are chapters from his personal memoirs.

Welcome Home Captain Babb, Well Done!

The cannoneers of French Fort are proud to have served in your command!


Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Captain Babb's Biography

PDF Documents are available:   Chapter 12    Chapter 13    Chapter 14    Biography


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