Friday, October 12, 2012

A good man gone

Vietnam vet Plumley dies; featured in war movie

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Basil L. Plumley, a renowned career soldier whose exploits as an Army infantryman were portrayed in a book and the movie "We Were Soldiers," has died at 92 — an age his friends are amazed that he lived to see.

HT: Paul Davis

1 comment:

Steve Sailer said...

I have this theory that the bravest soldiers have the oddest names, with "Basil L. Plumley" (a Wodehousian name if there ever were one) as a prime exhibit.