Nam-Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-year-old kid from New England when he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968. After completing various NCO training programs, he was promoted to sergeant “without ever setting foot in a combat zone” and sent to Vietnam in early 1969. Shortly after his arrival on the far side of the world, Wiknik was assigned to Camp Evans, a mixed-unit base camp near the northern village…
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Nam-Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-year-old kid from New England when he was drafted into th..
ISBN 10 : 9780307529770
ISBN 13 : 0307529770
The battle for Ap Bia Mountain (Hill 937), was one of the fiercest of the entire Vietnam War...
ISBN 10 : 0307481948
ISBN 13 : 9780307481948
"The 2nd Battalion of the 7th Cavalry had the dubious distinction of being the unit that had fought the biggest battle of the war to date, and had suffered the worst casualties. We..
ISBN 10 : 9780307775092
ISBN 13 : 0307775097
Perhaps the most accurate story of LRRPs at war ever to appear in print! When Frank Johnson arrived in Vietnam in 1969, he was nineteen, a young soldier untested in combat like tho..
ISBN 10 : 9780891418405
ISBN 13 : 0891418407
A graduate of the volunteer-only training program in Nha Trang for the Fifth Special Forces tells how he was trained to survive Long Range Patrol missions in the jungle hell of Vie..
ISBN 10 : 9781453290392
ISBN 13 : 1453290397
National Book Award Finalist: The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of an army doctor—“a book of great emotional impact” (The New York Times). In 1968, as a serviceman in ..
ISBN 10 : 0711030634
ISBN 13 : 9780711030633
After World War II the first real action the 101st saw was in July 1965 when the 1st Brigade of the 'Screaming Eagles' was blooded in the Song Con Valley, Vietnam. It acted as a ra..