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U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Malcolm ‘Doc’ Mole Finally Rests Easy 55 Years After Being Killed in Action During the Battle of Khe Sanh

This is a story of two people intertwined that never knew each other: Malcolm Geoffrey “Doc” Mole and Cathy Haynes. Doc, as his friends called him, was one of 58,200 Americans that died during the Vietnam War. He was killed in action on January 21, 1968, during the Battle of Khe Sanh in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam. According to the official website of the United States Marine Corps, the Battle of Khe Sanh lasted 77 days, from January 21, 1968, to March 31, 1968. Mole died during the first day of the battle. […]