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Dak to: Americas Sky Soldiers in South Vietnams Central Highlands
Dak to: Americas Sky Soldiers in South Vietnams Central Highlands by Edward Murphy 067152268X 9780671522681
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Dak to: Americas Sky Soldiers in South Vietnams Central Highlands by Edward Murphy

For one of Vietnams bloodiest battles, America brought out its best. <P> Their officers and senior noncoms were drawn from the U.S. Armys elite. They were an all-volunteer paratrooper unit, General William Westmorelands fire brigade, dropped from the air wherever the fighting was heaviest. They were the Sky Soldiers, men of the 173rd Airborne Brigade. And during the five months from June to November, 1967, they fought many of the bloodiest battles of the entire, decade-long Vietnam War at the small mountain hamlet in the Central Highlands called Dak To. <P> From their very first engagement with the North Vietnamese Army, when a whole company of paratroopers was nearly wiped out, to the savage, climactic battle for Hill 875, here is a riveting, hard-hitting account of how the Sky Soldiers plunged into some of Southeast Asias most forbidding terrain, against a professional enemy who held no fear of the airborne. Denied food and water, cut off from support, facing annihilation, the beleaguered fighters finally faced down the North Vietnamese in a nightmarish Thanksgiving Day confrontation. As a result, three NVA regiments, crippl

Author: Edward Murphy

Language: English

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Pages: 400

Publisher: Pocket

Publication Date: 1995-03-01

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ISBN: 067152268X


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