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The First Battle: Operation Starlite and the Beginning of the Blood Debt in Vietnam

By: Lehrack, Otto J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Casemate Publishers, May 2004:

Seller ID: BB0252526

ISBN: 1932033270

Condition: vg/vg


The First Battle is a graphic account of the first major clash of the Viet Nam War. On August 18, 1965, regiment fought regiment on the Van Tuong Peninsula near the new Marine base at Chu Lai. On the American side were three battalions of Marines under the command of Colonel Oscar Peatross, a hero of two previous wars. His opponent was the 1st Viet Cong Regiment commanded by Nguyen Dinh Trong, a veteran of many fights against the French and the South Vietnamese. Codenamed Operation Starlite, this action was a resounding success for the Marines and its result was cause for great optimism about ... View more info

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They Marched Into Sunlight: War And Peace Vietnam And America October 1967

By: Maraniss, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2004:

Seller ID: BB0259642

ISBN: 0743261046

Condition: vg


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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

By: Marlantes, Karl

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2011:

Seller ID: BB0253135

ISBN: 0802145310

Condition: vg


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Chickenhawk

By: Mason, Robert

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1983:

Seller ID: BB0261489

ISBN: 0140072187

Condition: vg


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In retrospect

By: McNamara, Robert S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Times Books, c1995.:

Seller ID: BB0253040

ISBN: 0812925238

Condition: VG/VG


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Last Man Out

By: Parker, James E. Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Culler & Sons, 1997:

Seller ID: BB0259612

ISBN: 1887269339

Condition: g


Last Man Out is the remarkable story of Jim Parker, a former C.I.A. agent and the last man to leave Vietnam. The author explains how the agency worked behind the scenes to assist the military in the war.Last Man Out also explores the anti-war movement back home and its effect on how the war was conducted. Parker makes the point that the price paid in Vietnam ultimately caused the collapse of the Soviet Union, rid the country of Lyndon Johnson and enabled the U.S. to gain a foothold in China. View more info

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The walking dead

By: Sasser, Charles W.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, c1989.:

Seller ID: BB0236978

ISBN: 0671657771

Condition: g


FROM RAW RECRUIT TO COMBAT HERO In July 1965, Pfc. Craig Roberts crossed the Da Nang River with the 9th Marines -- into the heart of a jungle alive with savage Viet Cong. Eight months later his unit would be called... THE WALKING DEAD In constant danger, they flushed the enemy from tunnels and rat traps; defused lethal mines, punji pits, and trip wires; and scored countless hits in ambushes, sweeps, and all-out firefights. From booby-trapped villages to battles at Cam Ne, Le Son, the Phong Le Bridge, and in "Operation Starlight," they shared incredible risks, comradeship, and pr... View more info

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Project Alpha: Washington's Secret Military Operations in North Vietnam

By: Tourison, Sedgwick D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: BB0239606

ISBN: 0312962622

Condition: g


The Mission: Penetrate North VietnamIn the early days of the Vietnam conflict, American strategists in the Pentagon, the White House, and the CIA were desperate to contain "the Communist menace." In an operation codenamed Plan 34-Alpha, covert agents from South Vietnam were recruited for dangerous land sea, and air missions. The Team: A Relentless Fighting MachineDrawing on recently declassified documents, and on the first-person interviews of a man who was there, "Project Alpha" tells the harrowing stories of a unique breed of warrior and the daring battles they fought. A chronicl... View more info