Charles Collins

last updated 6/5/2017

Charles D. Collins

First Platoon Commander at B Company's

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Business Owner - Gatehouse Antiques

Journalist and Broadcaster - BBC

Media Adviser - Parliament of Victoria

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Young Blood: A History of the 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, (Vietnam) 1968 - Grimshaw Origins and History

Charles Collins, who sustained a severe wound from a 50-caliber bullet which shattered his upper arm, had adamantly refused to be evacuated until their mission had been accomplished and the other wounded were evacuated, Sgt Thedford's unselfish refusal to be evacuated inevitably resulted in his death.
Charles Collins, B Company's 1st platoon commander, to have the most forward Marines place an air panel directly in front of him. I subsequently, informed a pilot that he could strafe forward of the air panel. The pilot made a pass, firing rounds right in the area in front of the air panel. I then ordered a platoon to move forward approximately 25-40 yards and place the air panel to the front of their most forward Marines. I again notified the pilot that he could strafe the more forward area in front of the air panel.

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Young Blood: A History of the

Charles Collins, who sustained a severe wound from a 50-caliber bullet which shattered his upper arm, had adamantly refused to be evacuated until their mission had been accomplished and the other wounded were evacuated, Sgt Thedford's unselfish refusal to be evacuated inevitably resulted in his death.Charles Collins, B Company's 1st platoon commander, to have the most forward Marines place an air panel directly in front of him.I subsequently, informed a pilot that he could strafe forward of the air panel.The pilot made a pass, firing rounds right in the area in front of the air panel.I then ordered a platoon to move forward approximately 25-40 yards and place the air panel to the front of their most forward Marines.I again notified the pilot that he could strafe the more forward area in front of the air panel.

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Sioux City, Woodbury County Newspapers

In May 1869, a stock company began the publication of the Daily and Weekly Times, a journal neutral in politics, with Charles Collins as the editor.
In a short time Mr. Collins became sole proprietor, changing the publication from a morning to an evening paper. In August 1881, Charles Collins commenced the Sioux City Daily Times, an evening sheet, and independent in politics. The Times is a sprightly six column folio, devoted to local news, and rapidly establishing itself on a firm footing. Its editor and proprietor, Mr. Charles Collins, is a veteran journalist and a ready and forcible writer.

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