Charlie Call Broken Arrow: “That Boy Is My Nightmare.”

first published on February 10, 2017 by

Joseph Galloway recalls the time he spent with the U.S. Army in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam in 1965. “That Boy is my nightmare.”

Joseph Galloway was a special correspondent during the Vietnam war. He is most famous for the work he did on the books We Were Soldiers Onceā€¦ And Young, and We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam.

In this brief interview with Joseph Galloway, he recounts the time Charlie Hastings was forced to call in Broken Arrow to prevent his unit from being overrun, and the actions he took afterward which lead to him being awarded the Bronze Star with Combat V.