The following is an excerpt from retired Special Forces Warrant Officer Jim “Smokey” West’s upcoming memoir. Learn more about Jim by checking out his website, American Extension Fighting.
The village consisted of an adobe, clay, and dirt shanties surrounding the town square. The square had some restaurants around it, all featuring five-star dirt floors. There was a little religious icon or saint in the center of square like every other village in Bolivia. I was out to buy some soap and decided to take a seat at one of the restaurants to grab some food. I took antibiotics and Imodium three times a day just to ward off the claymore shits.
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