By Gordon L. Rottman
This ebook tells the compelling tale of the common US infantryman within the Vietnam conflict (1955-1975). starting with conscription, enlistment, easy education, and complex person education on the defense force Induction heart at citadel Polk (the notorious “Tigerland”), it is going directly to discover the day by day realities of provider in Vietnam, from regimen projects on the firebase to search-and-destroy missions, rocket assaults, and firefights within the box. Weaponry, garments, and kit are all defined and proven in designated colour plates. A bright photo of the original tradition and stories of those squaddies emerges – from their vernacular to the possibility of returning to an detached, if now not opposed, place of birth.
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