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By: Lehrack, Otto J.
Publisher: Casemate Publishers, May 2004:
Seller ID: BB0252526
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. Codename... View more info
By: Norton, Bruce H.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.:
Seller ID: BB0233301
The controversial Stingray Patrol emerged as one of the most influential strategies of the Vietnam War. Force Recon Marines in small teams were inserted by chopper deep in enemy territory. Alone, outnumbered, and surrounded on all sides by Viet Cong and NVA, those elite warriors inflicted death and devastation without ever directly engaging the enemy.The key to Stingray's stunning success lay in the team's ability to rapidly summon artillery and air strikes, hammering... View more info
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, c1989.:
Seller ID: BB0236978
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 ba... View more info
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:
Seller ID: BB0239606
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 t... View more info