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Colt Terry, Green Beret

Author: Charles D Patton
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.
Series: Texas A & M University military history series, 101.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Through one man's career, Colt Terry, Green Beret portrays the birth and development of America's most elite fighting unit."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patton, Charles D., 1942-
Colt Terry, Green Beret.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607705925
Online version:
Patton, Charles D., 1942-
Colt Terry, Green Beret.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)609959412
Named Person: Colt Terry; Colt Terry
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles D Patton
ISBN: 1585443735 9781585443734 1585444693 9781585444694
OCLC Number: 57452804
Description: viii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Indoctrination and combat jump into Korea --
In Korea with the 187th Regimental Combat Team --
Behind enemy lines on Nan-Do --
Special Forces is formed --
The dangers of maintaining prowess --
Okinawa --
Welcome to Vietnam --
Rotation and Ishigaki --
Back to Vietnam --
Pleiku and Martha Raye --
Colt's finest hour --
Plei Me --
Project Flying Horse --
Operating along the Cambodian border --
$3.2 million missing and elephant missions --
Reflection --
Retirement.
Series Title: Texas A & M University military history series, 101.
Responsibility: Charles D. Patton.
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A life-story of Second Lieutenant Colt Terry, a member of the original Green Berets. This book covers his enlistment as a buck private in 1945 to his retirement as a lieutenant colonel in 1970, and  Read more...

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