Bill Schiebler, Army Ranger, Paratrooper, Ia Drang Valley Battle


William Schiebler, Army LT, 1st Air Cav. 89 jumps as a paratrooper. Sniper School with 82nd Airborne Div. ROTC graduate.  Went to Vietnam in 1965 with the 101st Airborne. Bronze Star with Valor. Fought in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley, which was the subject of the Mel Gibson movie "We Were Soldiers." ( See below) Of 186 men in his rifle comany 152 were killed. After 6 months 4 went home. 
Gave a presentation to the 8th AFHS-MN on November 19, 2014. Video recorded.



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