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Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam- 1965-1973

Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam- 1965-1973
Autor: Stanton Shelby L.
Data publikacji: 1988-01
ISBN: 9780440200314
Wydawca: Dell Publishing Company
Język: angielski
Wymiary: 16.8 x 10.4 x 3.4 cm
Oprawa: miękka
Liczba stron: 407
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Opis produktu:

The Vietnam War remains deep in the nation’s consciousness. It is vital that we know exactly what happened there–and who made it happen. This book provides a complete account of American Army ground combat forces–who they were, how they got to the battlefield, and what they did there. Year by year, battlefield by battlefield, the narrative follows the war in extraordinary, gripping detail. Over the course of the decade, the changes in fighting and in the combat troops themselves are described and documented. The Rise and Fall of an American Army represents the first total battlefield history of Army ground forces in the Vietnam War, containing much previously unreleased archival material. It re-creates the feel of battle with dramatic precision.


About the Author

Shelby L. Stanton is a noted military historian. During the conflict in Vietnam, he was commissioned as an infantry officer of the U.S. Army and completed the Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces Officer courses. His six years on active military duty included service throughout Southeast Asia, where he earned the Vietnam service and campaign medals. He was also decorated for advisory duty in direct support of Cambodian operations. After being wounded in Laos, he was medically retired with the rank of captain.

Stanton received a B.A., M.Ed., and J.D. from Louisiana State University. He is also the author of Rangers at War; Vietnam Order of Battle; and Order of Battle, U.S. Army, World War II.

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