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Old 23 March 2007, 04:31 PM
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Comment: There was a legend during the Vietnam War of the "White Viet
Cong" or "Salt and Pepper". The story(s) goes that there were a white
Marine and a black soldier who crossed over to the enemy side during the
Vietnam War. Allegedly there were sightings of this duo throughout the
conflict fighting on the other side. Sometimes it was just "Salt" who was
seen. They say on the "White VC" that he would go to US bases to try to
urge soldiers to defect and/or not fight. Some alleged witnesses claim to
have seen these guys or heard them make false radio calls and trap
platoons in ambushes by posing as lost soldiers. Some have identified
these men as a guys named LaPorte or Weatherman. Some link these sightings
to the real life collaborator Bobby Garwood. I've always wondered if this
was all true or some army barracks legend created by soldiers to tell new
troops.
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