#OnThisDay 1967 US Marine Corporal Bernard Freyne, from Ballaghaderreen, was killed in action in Quang Nam province during the Vietnam War. Serving with the 1st Marine Division, Freyne was KIA by an explosive device. He is buried back home in Ballaghaderreen.
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar