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Doctor working on patient with several Marines gathered around holding flashlights.

"[At the battalion aid station], the doctor had only a few minutes to stop the hemorrhaging and to clean away the mud. He worked under flashlights--an exploding rocket had knocked out the power plant, once again. [Con Thien, September/October 1967.]" War Without Heroes, p. 78.