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Con Thien : the Hill of Angels

Author: James P Coan
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1967, a US Marine firebase only two miles from the DMZ captured the attention of the world's media. "Con Thien" combines James P. Coan's experiences with information from archives, interviews with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coan, James P.
Con Thien.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)645914845
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James P Coan
ISBN: 0817314148 9780817314149
OCLC Number: 54529605
Description: xx, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Roots of conflict --
Before the Americans came --
The generals --
McNamara's wall --
The DMZ war unfolds --
Nguyen of the North versus PFC Jones --
Setting the stage --
The bloody month of May --
Battle for Con Thien --
DMZ invasion --
Summer in hell --
Buffalo --
Running the gauntlet --
General offensive, phase I --
The "Thundering Third" --
Into the valley of death --
The siege --
3/9's turn in the barrel --
Monsoon misery --
Living in the "V" ring --
The "Magnificent Bastards" --
Kentucky --
Winter battles : 1967-68 --
After Tet --
Parting shots.
Responsibility: James P. Coan.
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"[Coan] makes an important contribution by detailing what occurred at Con Thien from the moment the Marines arrived there in 1966 until the day they left almost three years later. Indeed, some of the Read more...

 
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