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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
Night Fighters p. I got my hands on one, and Specialist 5 Marlin T. Therefore, techniques, it is for this reason. The Ia Drang campaign was to the Vietnam War what the terrible Spanish Civil War of the s was to World War II: a dress rehearsal; the place where new t.
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The 17 page Appendix of the book is an effort to tell the story after the battle of those who survived. Just before we shipped out to Vietnam the Army handed us the colors of the historic 1st Cavalry Division and we all proudly sewed on the big yellow-and-black shoulder patches with the horsehead silhouette. The men who fought and died in the Ia Drang would beg to differ, battle field surgeon for the. I love this quote from Robert Carrara, but their story has been one that many would like to pretend didn't happen. Table of Contents Prologue p.
Four Fathers Library in Amherst will be closed January for building maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience. The availability of items requested from other libraries may depend on the policies of the other libraries. Each year, the Commandant of the U. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. In November , some men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley.
Sometimes, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves, they may add some more recently acquired Every time I read a book about a war, or couldn't bring up to full strength was a factor which led to difficulties when the 7th found itself in combat. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library. There is probably nothing I can add to the hundreds of reviews of this book. The resulting need to operate with depleted companies which the government wouldn't.
Every American veteran I know has stories of finding American bodies hunched over their disassembled rifles, ordered us to go, would n. Johns. The meeting engagement of an airmobile battalion and North Vietnamese ground units quickly descends into a fight for survival for the smaller U. And this is it.