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Crucible Vietnam : memoir of an infantry lieutenant

Author: A T Lawrence
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the personal account of an army infantry platoon leader and commanding officer in the Central Highlands of Vietnam during 1967 and 1968 when he was 21 years old. The author provides a historical overview and casualty report of the Vietnam War, his military and officer training, and his return to civilian life after Vietnam"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: A T Lawrence
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A T Lawrence
ISBN: 9780786445172 0786445173
OCLC Number: 368029726
Description: vii, 247 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. 1965-1967. Welcome to the Army! --
A brief history of Vietnam --
Advanced Infantry Training and Officer Candidate School --
pt. 2. 1967-1968. Situation (September 1967) --
The school solution --
Ambushed in a rice paddy --
The Battle of Dak To (October-November 1967) --
From the perspective of our under-strength platoons --
The Montagnards --
Tet and the turn of the tide --
Back to the boonies (May-July 1968) --
Last six weeks (August-September 1968) --
pt. 3. 1968-1970. Homecoming (September 1968) --
Stateside Army --
Return to civilian life --
pt. 4. 1970-present. The journey (1970-present) --
Appendix A. Comparison of Vietnam War casualties to other American wars --
Appendix B. Army medals --
Appendix C. Hostile (Combat) deaths in Vietnam.
Responsibility: A.T. Lawrence.

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Presents a personal account of an army infantry platoon leader and commanding officer in the central highlands of Vietnam during 1967 and 1968 when he was 21 years old. This title provides a  Read more...

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