Montagnard Bracelet Duke wore.
bracelet, a prestigious symbol of friendship and respect, was
given to U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers ("Green
Berets") and others during the Vietnam War.
John Wayne received
his bracelet in Vietnam from a Montagnard Strike Force led by a
U.S. Special Forces A-Team. "Duke" never took it
This is the letter from
John Wayne to Captain Dick Bishop.
Only two of the 3,000
Montagnard refugees in the U.S. possessed the ancient free-hand
engraving skills that adorn the bracelets. In 1994 the most
elderly of the two had a stroke so there's only one left.
We have not been able to find any in Vietnam who survived the post
You can purchase yourself
one by following the link below.
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